Originally Posted by Yachtzee
I have yet to hear of a female kicker who has anywhere near the leg strength to make it in the NFL, and I doubt any team would want a female kicker/punter on the field on a kick return. The women who've done it in college have mainly handled extra points and field goals from short yardage, with the male punter handling punts and kickoffs.
Maybe not *yet* necessarily, but I don't think it's so unlikely to be completely out of the question.
Perhaps there just haven't been enough women athletes drawn to the glamorous life of an NFL kicker to weed out one who would have the talent or physical tools to do it.