Matt Bosher working on consistency

Falcons special teams coordinator Keith Armstrong said punter Matt Bosher is working on some technical fixes to improve his consistency.

“There are some things we talk about but obviously I can’t share (the details),” Armstrong said. “He’s well aware of what’s happening with his situation. We got some good work on that (Monday).”

Bosher kicked a punt out of bounds for 29 yards in the Week 8 loss against the Lions. The mishit gave Detroit a first down at Atlanta’s 44-yard line and the Lions scored on Golden Tate’s 59-yard touchdown three plays later to cut its deficit to 21-10.

Bosher said hes’ always getting feedback from a group that includes Armstrong, assistant coach Eric Sutulovich, kicker Matt Bryant and long snapper Josh Harris.

“Coming off the bye week, you get a chance to refocus, shore up a couple things and make sure the second half the season we have everything squared away so we can take opponents’ returners out of the game and take care of our business,” he said.

Bosher’s net punt average 39.8 yards ranks 13th in the league. Opponents are averaging 7.5 yards per return against the Falcons, who rank 11th-best in that category.

“Things people don’t pay attention to, (such as) punt coverage for no gain, that’s a positive,” Armstrong said. “Field position is a team stat. Say our offense goes and moves the ball for three first downs and then we punt the ball and tackle people inside the 20-yard line. That’s field position. The more we do the little things the right away, the big plays show up.”

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