Saints Punter Thomas Morstead Shatters Kicker Stereotypes With His 150-Pound Dumbbell Bench Press

Think punters are weaklings? Thomas Morstead has something to say about that.


Message to NFL punt returners—watch out for Thomas Morstead. Measuring 6-foot-4, 235 pounds, the New Orleans Saints punter is built more like a linebacker.

He's also outrageously strong. Morstead recently posted a video of himself benching 150-pound dumbbells for reps:

That's an ungodly amount of weight no matter who's lifting it. Judging by this Instagram video, Morstead also looks to have impressive core strength:

New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton called Morstead an "extremely good athlete," and he's not lying. If he keeps going HAM like this in the weight room, he might be punting pigskins through the Superdome roof next season.

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