Fun facts about new Philadelphia Eagles punter Braden Mann

Arryn Siposs is no longer the Eagles' punter. The Eagles have added a new punter to their practice squad that they have been eyeing for a while.
Braden Mann, Philadelphia Eagles
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Might we be eyeing Arryn Siposs' final days on the Philadelphia Eagles' roster? According to Adam Caplan, you shouldn't be shocked if there's an official announcement shortly.

Punter Braden Mann caught Philly's attention months ago, and they tried to add him off of waivers this past April. The Pittsburgh Steelers beat them to the punch, but months later, the Birds seem to have gotten their man.

SiriusXM, Pro Football Network, and Fox Sports Radio mainstay Adam Caplan reported on Monday morning that Philly added him to their practice squad. He was one of two punters that made Pittsburgh's initial 53-man roster. The Steelers waived him a day later. He worked out for the Eagles shortly thereafter.

Here's more about new Eagles punter Braden Mann.

Braden Mann spent the 2020, 2021, and 2022 seasons with the New York Jets, logging a league high 3,598 yards in 2020. Hey, that's what happens when your offense can't move the ball.

Mann averaged a career-best 46.9 yards per boot in 2022 and a career-best 40.8 net yards average. He made a game-saving tackle versus the L.A. Rams during the 2020 season, he made an open-field tackle on Nsimba Webster to help seal a 23-20 win,

In Week 2 of the 2022 Jets season, he threw a 17-yard completion and booted a successful onside kick in a 31-30 win over the Cleveland Browns, He earned AFC Special Teams Player of the Week for that effort. Highlights of his high school and NCAA career include the following:

As a prep star, Mann was named to the 2014 All-Greater Houston Team. He played in the Under Armour All-America Game following his senior season and was ranked nationally as the number two kicker by and as the fifth-best kicker by The hits kept coming at the NCAA level.

While attending Texas A&M, he also broke the NCAA Division I FBS (Football Bowl Subdivision) records for single-game punting average and single-season punts that traveled 60 yards or more. He also set a single-season record in punting average.

He also has a few trophies for some personal accolades.

  • SEC Special Teams Player of the Year (2018
  • Unanimous All-American (2018)
  • Ray Guy Award Winner (2018)
  • Two-time First-Team All-SEC nod (2018, 2019)

This means we're officially at the end of Arryn Siposs' time in the City of Brotherly Love. The Eagles have already used two of the allowable trio of elevations they can use to add Siposs to their game-day roster.

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The Eagles officially announced Braden Mann's signing shortly after 12 p.m. EST.

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