Brad Maynard is an above average punter. Not a phenomenal one, but really good. He never really had a ton of strength, but his directional punting has always been good. Last year he had a rough time. Maybe not wanting to be known as the weak point on a stellar special teams squad, Maynard hit the weight room and has been booming kicks.
Punter Brad Maynard ranks second in Bears history with a 42.4-yard gross average.
"He's punting the ball real well and real consistent," Toub said. "He had a really good offseason. He got stronger and it's showing up in his hang times and distances."
The Bears defense can do a lot. They are capable of the big play on every down. If Maynard is going to make it a habit to put the other team way back, it is going to allow just that many more opportunities for the Bears D to tee of on somebody.