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Punter Graessle Wasting No More Time

Discussion in 'Official Packers.com News' started by News Bot, May 12, 2009.

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    Apr 18, 2009
    Upon signing a free-agent contract following the Packers' annual rookie orientation earlier this month, punter Adam Graessle dove immediately into the team's offseason workout program the next day, even declining to return to his hometown of Columbus, Ohio, to retrieve any personal possessions he might need.

    As he competes with Jeremy Kapinos and Durant Brooks to be one of two punters the Packers likely will take to training camp, he's just going to continue to live in the same hotel, and out of the same suitcase, that constituted his lifestyle during his tryout.

    "They said I could go home for a day but I really wanted to stay," Graessle said. "I'm fine. I've waited so long to be here, I don't want to leave."

    Considering Graessle's story to this point, it's easy to understand his approach.

    A second-team All-Big East punter in 2006 at the University of Pittsburgh, Graessle has been out of football the last two years. After an accomplished career at ..


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