This is a 2021 photo of Sam Martin of the Denver Broncos NFL Football team.

Sam Martin

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Experience: 10 years

Height: 6-1

Age: 32

Weight: 211 lbs

College: Appalachian State

2021 SEASON

  • PUNTS
    67
  • AVG
    46
  • LNG
    68
  • In 20
    28
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Career Stats

P Career

SEASONTEAMGGSPuntsYdsNet YdsLngAvgNet AvgBlkOOBDnIn 20TBFCRETRetYTD
2013Detroit Lions16072339929497247.241157221018322500
2014Detroit Lions16068313827277146.240.1021029521303110
2015Detroit Lions1608036793356664642041025320432630
2016Detroit Lions16062301027406348.644.203723314352100
2017Detroit Lions10041177915436443.437.605413612141160
2018Detroit Lions16074331028986144.739.2031332425293320
2020Denver Broncos16065304027346946.842.1116419413282260
2021Denver Broncos17065308328696847.444.109728324221540
TOTAL123052724438218167246.341.3247621913814723318620

Biography

MARTIN AT A GLANCE:

  • A ninth-year player who has appeared in 129 career games with Detroit (2013-19) and Denver (2020-21), punting 569 times for 26,213 yards (46.1 avg./41.0 net) with 44 touchbacks and 209 punts inside the 20-yard line.
  • Played all 16 games with the Broncos in 2020, punting 65 times for 3,040 yards 46.8 avg. / 41.4 net) and four touchbacks with 19 punts inside the 20-yard line.
  • Handled kickoff duties with the Lions, and he is one of two punters with at least 450 kickoffs combined in the last seven seasons (467 kickoffs for 30,307 yards and 259 touchbacks).
  • Played all 16 games for Detroit in 2019, punting 76 times for 3,445 yards (43.3 avg. / 41.8 net) and seven touchbacks with 31 punts inside the 20-yard line.
  • Set career highs in 2016 in both gross average (48.5) and net average (44.2) on 62 punts, ranking second and third in the league, respectively, in those categories.
  • Punted 226 times for 9,397 yards (41.6 avg.) and was named Southern Conference Special Teams Player of the Week seven times at Appalachian State University.
  • Became only the second specialist in school history to be selected in the NFL Draft (P Harold Alexander, Atl. - 1993).
  • Joined the Broncos as an unrestricted free agent on March 30, 2020.
  • Selected by the Lions in the fifth round (165th overall) of the 2013 NFL Draft.
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