Detroit Lions punter Sam Martin (6) during a NFL football game against the Chicago Bears on Thursday, Nov. 22, 2018 in Detroit. (Detroit Lions via AP).

Sam Martin

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#6

Experience: 7 years

Height: 6-1

Age: 29

Weight: 211 lbs

College: Appalachian State

2018 SEASON

  • PUNTS
    74
  • AVG
    44.7
  • LNG
    61
  • In 20
    32

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Recent Games

WK OPP RESULT Punts Yds Net Yds Lng Avg Net Avg Blk OOB Dn In 20 TB FC RET RetY TD
17 @Packers W 31 - 0 4 161 161 53 40.3 40.3 0 0 1 2 0 2 1 0 0
16 Vikings L 9 - 27 6 249 241 52 41.5 40.2 0 0 3 4 0 2 1 8 0
15 @Bills L 13 - 14 7 317 286 55 45.3 40.9 0 0 0 3 1 3 3 11 0
14 @Cardinals W 17 - 3 7 317 291 51 45.3 41.6 0 0 0 4 0 2 5 26 0
13 Rams L 16 - 30 6 286 268 58 47.7 44.7 0 0 2 2 0 1 3 18 0
12 Bears L 16 - 23 5 227 181 59 45.4 36.2 0 0 1 1 0 0 4 46 0
11 Panthers W 20 - 19 6 281 262 55 46.8 43.7 0 1 2 3 1 1 1 -1 0
10 @Bears L 22 - 34 4 156 138 54 39 34.5 0 0 1 1 0 2 1 18 0
9 @Vikings L 9 - 24 5 222 198 52 44.4 39.6 0 0 0 1 0 4 1 24 0
8 Seahawks L 14 - 28 4 181 151 54 45.3 37.8 0 1 1 1 1 0 1 10 0
7 @Dolphins W 32 - 21 1 61 42 61 61 42 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 19 0
5 Packers W 31 - 23 5 228 226 53 45.6 45.2 0 0 1 4 0 2 2 2 0
4 @Cowboys L 24 - 26 4 171 151 52 42.8 37.8 0 0 0 2 1 3 0 0 0
3 Patriots W 26 - 10 2 90 90 50 45 45 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0
2 @49ers L 27 - 30 5 211 197 44 42.2 39.4 0 0 1 3 0 2 2 14 0
1 Jets L 17 - 48 3 152 15 55 50.7 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 137 1

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
2013 Detroit Lions 16 0 72 3399 2949 72 47.2 40.4 1 5 7 22 10 18 32 250 0
2014 Detroit Lions 16 0 68 3138 2727 71 46.1 40.1 0 2 10 29 5 21 30 311 1
2015 Detroit Lions 16 0 80 3679 3356 66 46 42 0 4 10 25 3 20 43 263 0
2016 Detroit Lions 16 0 62 3010 2740 63 48.5 44.2 0 3 7 23 3 14 35 210 0
2017 Detroit Lions 10 0 41 1779 1543 64 43.4 37.6 0 5 4 13 6 12 14 116 0
2018 Detroit Lions 16 0 74 3310 2898 61 44.7 39.2 0 3 13 32 4 25 29 332 1
TOTAL 90 0 397 18315 16213 72 45.98 40.58 1 22 51 144 31 110 183 1482 2

Biography

Fifth-year punter who took over the Lions’ punting, holding and kickoff duties in 2013, and has established himself as one of the best young legs in the NFL.

Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford (9) in the tunnel for introductions before a NFL football game against the Carolina Panthers on Sunday, Nov. 18, 2018 in Detroit.

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