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Sam Martin

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Experience: 8 years

Height: 6-1

Age: 30

Weight: 211 lbs

College: Appalachian State

2020 SEASON

  • PUNTS
    65
  • AVG
    46.8
  • LNG
    69
  • In 20
    19

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Punting

YEAR TEAM G PUNTS YDS LNG AVG BLK RET RETY IN 20 NET AVG
2013 Detroit Lions 16 72 3399 72 47.2 1 32 250 22 41
2014 Detroit Lions 16 68 3138 71 46.2 0 30 311 29 40.1
2015 Detroit Lions 16 80 3679 66 46 0 43 263 25 42
2016 Detroit Lions 16 62 3010 63 48.6 0 35 210 23 44.2
2017 Detroit Lions 10 41 1779 64 43.4 0 14 116 13 37.6
2018 Detroit Lions 16 74 3310 61 44.7 0 29 332 32 39.2
2019 Detroit Lions 16 76 3445 62 45.3 0 29 130 31 41.8
2020 Denver Broncos 16 65 3040 69 46.8 1 28 226 19 42.1
TOTAL 122 538 24800 528 46.1 2 240 1838 194 41

Passing

YEAR TEAM G ATT COMP PCT YDS AVG LNG TD INT 1st 1st% 20+ SCK SCKY RATE
2013 Detroit Lions 16 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2014 Detroit Lions 16 2 2 100 27 13.5 24 0 0 1 50 1 0 0 118.8
2015 Detroit Lions 16 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2016 Detroit Lions 16 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2017 Detroit Lions 10
2018 Detroit Lions 16
2019 Detroit Lions 16
2020 Denver Broncos 16
TOTAL 122 2 2 100 27 13.5 24 0 0 1 50 1 0 0 141.7

Rushing

YEAR TEAM G ATT YDS AVG LNG TD 1st 1st% 20+ 40+ FUM
2013 Detroit Lions 16 2 3 1.5 3 0 0 0 0 0 2
2014 Detroit Lions 16 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2015 Detroit Lions 16 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2016 Detroit Lions 16 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2017 Detroit Lions 10
2018 Detroit Lions 16
2019 Detroit Lions 16
2020 Denver Broncos 16 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
TOTAL 122 3 3 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 3

Defense

YEAR TEAM G Total Solo AST SCK SFTY PDEF INT TDS YDS AVG LNG
2013 Detroit Lions 16 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2014 Detroit Lions 16 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2015 Detroit Lions 16 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2016 Detroit Lions 16 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2017 Detroit Lions 10
2018 Detroit Lions 16 0 0 0 0 0
2019 Detroit Lions 16 1 1 0 0 0
2020 Denver Broncos 16
TOTAL 122 4 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Fumbles

YEAR TEAM G FUM LOST FF OWN FR OPP FR TD
2013 Detroit Lions 16 2 1 0 1 0 0
2014 Detroit Lions 16 0 0 0 0 0 0
2015 Detroit Lions 16 0 0 0 0 0 0
2016 Detroit Lions 16 0 0 0 0 0 0
2017 Detroit Lions 10
2018 Detroit Lions 16 0
2019 Detroit Lions 16 0
2020 Denver Broncos 16 1 0 1
TOTAL 122 3 1 0 2 0 0

Biography

MARTIN AT A GLANCE:

  • An eighth-year player who has appeared in 107 career games with Detroit (2013-19) and Denver (2020), punting 478 times for 21,992 yards (46.0 avg. / 40.9 net) with 38 touchbacks and 178 punts inside the 20-yard line .
  • Ranks fourth in net punting average (40.9) and gross punting average (46.0) while allowing the fifth fewest return yards (1,612) among punters that have played 100 games since 2013.
  • 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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