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Marquette King Named AFC Special Teams Player Of The Week

Posted Oct 26, 2016

Raiders punter Marquette King has been named the AFC Special Teams Player Of The Week.

Punter Marquette King

With an impressive performance in the win over the Jacksonville Jaguars, Oakland Raiders punter Marquette King has been named the AFC Special Teams Player of the Week.

Stat line: 5 punts for 273 yards (54.6 gross avg. and 50.6 net avg.) with a 60-yard long and four punts placed inside the opponents’ 20-yard line and one inside the 10-yard line, and one rush for 27 yards in the Raiders’ 33-16 road win over the Jaguars.

· Constantly tilting the field in the Raiders’ favor, his 54.6 gross average ranked first in the NFL this week.

· His 50.6 net average ranked first in the NFL this week.

· His four punts placed inside the 20-yard line ranked second in the NFL this week.

· His 60-yard punt in the third quarter was tied for fourth-longest punt in the NFL this week.

· Allowing only four yards per punt return, he ranked eighth in the NFL this week.

· His 27-yard rush on fourth-and-24 off a bad snap in the fourth quarter helped extend an eventual touchdown drive that sealed the victory.

· His 27-yard rush was the longest by a punter since 2010.