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This is a 2023 photo of Riley Dixon of the Denver Broncos NFL football team.  This image reflects the Denver Broncos active roster as of June 12, 2023 when this image was taken.  (AP Photo)

Riley Dixon

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#9

Experience: 9 years

Height: 6-4

Age: 30

Weight: 221 lbs

College: Syracuse

2023 SEASON

  • PUNTS
    79
  • AVG
    46.32
  • LNG
    68
  • In 20
    27
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WK OPP RESULT Punts Yds Net Yds Lng Avg Net Avg Blk OOB Dn In 20 TB FC RET RetY TD
1 Raiders L 16 - 17 2 80 80 43 40 40 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0
2 Commanders L 33 - 35 3 134 125 46 44.7 41.7 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 9 0
3 @Dolphins L 20 - 70 5 234 204 61 46.8 40.8 0 0 0 3 0 2 3 30 0
4 @Bears W 31 - 28 4 163 155 45 40.8 38.8 0 0 0 2 0 3 1 8 0
5 Jets L 21 - 31 4 181 167 49 45.2 41.8 0 1 0 0 0 1 2 14 0
6 @Chiefs L 8 - 19 5 224 214 52 44.8 42.8 0 0 2 1 0 0 3 10 0
7 Packers W 19 - 17 3 132 115 49 44 38.3 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 17 0
8 Chiefs W 24 - 9 4 166 169 46 41.5 42.2 0 1 0 1 0 0 3 -3 0
10 @Bills W 24 - 22 5 242 187 63 48.4 37.4 0 0 0 2 2 2 1 15 0
11 Vikings W 21 - 20 4 217 170 68 54.2 42.5 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 27 0
12 Browns W 29 - 12 5 226 217 50 45.2 43.4 0 0 1 1 0 3 1 9 0
13 @Texans L 17 - 22 6 266 259 57 44.3 43.2 0 1 0 3 0 4 1 7 0
14 @Chargers W 24 - 7 7 313 313 56 44.7 44.7 0 0 1 5 0 6 0 0 0
15 @Lions L 17 - 42 5 259 231 56 51.8 46.2 0 0 0 2 1 2 2 8 0
16 Patriots L 23 - 26 7 301 273 47 43 39 0 0 1 2 0 1 5 28 0
17 Chargers W 16 - 9 5 243 211 63 48.6 42.2 0 1 1 3 1 1 1 12 0
18 @Raiders L 14 - 27 5 278 254 64 55.6 50.8 0 2 1 1 1 0 1 4 0

Career Stats

P Career

SEASON TEAM G GS Punts Yds Net Yds Lng Avg Net Avg Blk OOB Dn In 20 TB FC RET RetY TD
2016 Denver Broncos 16 0 89 4068 3677 68 45.7 41.3 0 6 12 28 6 25 40 271 0
2017 Denver Broncos 16 0 73 3331 3013 60 45.6 41.3 2 5 12 23 3 23 30 258 1
2018 New York Giants 16 0 71 3226 2969 60 45.4 41.8 0 9 15 20 4 16 27 177 0
2019 New York Giants 16 0 69 3178 3002 62 46.1 43.5 2 9 17 29 2 17 24 136 0
2020 New York Giants 16 0 65 2911 2559 71 44.8 39.4 1 2 14 28 6 18 25 232 0
2021 New York Giants 17 0 74 3283 2926 63 44.4 39.5 0 8 17 24 6 15 28 237 0
2022 Los Angeles Rams 17 0 71 3434 2982 67 48.4 42 2 11 6 19 4 14 36 372 0
2023 Denver Broncos 17 0 79 3659 3344 68 46.3 42.3 0 7 8 27 6 27 31 195 0
TOTAL 131 0 591 27090 24472 71 45.8 41.4 7 57 101 198 37 155 241 1878 1

Biography

DIXON AT A GLANCE:

  • An eighth-year player who has appeared in 114 games with Denver (2016-17), N.Y. Giants (2018-21) and L.A. Rams (2022), punting 512 times for 23,431 yards (45.8 avg. / 40.7 net) with 31 touchbacks and 171 punts inside of the 20-yard line.
  • Since 2016, ranks in the Top-10 among punters in punts (1st—512), punting yards (2nd— 23,431) and punts inside of the 20-yard line (6th—171).
  • Set a career-high 48.4 punting average in 17 games in 2022 with the Rams after punting 71 times for 3,434 yards with 19 punts inside of the 20-yard line, four touchbacks and a 40.8 net average.
  • Punted 74 times in 17 games during 2021 with the Giants, totaling 3,283 yards (44.4 avg. / 39.5 net) with 24 punts inside of the 20-yard line and six touchbacks.
  • In 2020, recorded 2,911 yards on 65 punts (44.8 avg. / 38.8 net) along with 28 punts inside of the 20-yard line and six touchbacks.
  • Recorded a career-high 29 punts inside the 20-yard line on 69 punts and also totaled 3,178 yards (46.1 avg. / 42.3 net) and two touchbacks in 16 games in 2019.
  • Contributed 3,226 yards on 71 punts (45.4 avg. / 41.8 net) with four touchbacks and 20 punts inside of the 20-yard line in 16 games during the 2018 season.
  • Played in 16 games in 2017, punting 73 times for the Broncos for 3,331 yards (45.6 avg. / 40.2 net) with 23 punts inside of the 20-yard line and three touchbacks.
  • Punted 89 times for 4,068 yards (45.7 avg.) with Denver in 2016, setting an NFL rookie record for single-season net punting average (41.3).
  • Played 39 games for Syracuse University after joining the team as a walk-on, totaling 218 punts for 9,291 yards (42.9 avg.) with 72 punts inside the 20-yard line.
  • Selected by the Broncos in the seventh round (228th overall) of the 2016 NFL Draft.
  • Signed by Denver as an unrestricted free agent (L.A. Rams) on March 21, 2023.
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