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

2019 SEASON

  • PUNTS
    59
  • AVG
    44.2
  • LNG
    62
  • In 20
    27

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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
14 @Vikings L 7 - 20 7 347 304 56 49.6 43.4 0 0 1 3 0 2 4 43 0
13 Bears L 20 - 24 5 231 215 60 46.2 43 0 0 1 3 1 1 2 -4 0
12 @Redskins L 16 - 19 4 162 162 50 40.5 40.5 0 0 1 1 0 1 2 0 0
11 Cowboys L 27 - 35 6 269 267 57 44.8 44.5 0 0 1 4 0 3 2 2 0
10 @Bears L 13 - 20 6 243 234 58 40.5 39 0 0 2 4 0 2 2 9 0
9 @Raiders L 24 - 31 2 86 50 47 43 25 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 16 0
8 Giants W 31 - 26 2 88 86 45 44 43 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 0
7 Vikings L 30 - 42 3 150 141 62 50 47 0 0 1 2 0 0 2 9 0
6 @Packers L 22 - 23 4 186 195 51 46.5 48.8 0 0 1 2 0 2 1 -9 0
4 Chiefs L 30 - 34 3 131 128 49 43.7 42.7 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 3 0
3 @Eagles W 27 - 24 5 226 184 53 45.2 36.8 0 1 1 2 2 0 1 2 0
2 Chargers W 13 - 10 4 176 176 48 44 44 0 1 1 2 0 1 1 0 0
1 @Cardinals T 27 - 27 8 314 296 55 39.3 37 0 1 2 4 0 2 3 18 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
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
2019 Detroit Lions 13 0 59 2609 2438 62 44.2 41.3 0 4 12 27 4 15 24 91 0
TOTAL 103 0 456 20924 18651 72 45.73 40.69 1 26 63 171 35 125 207 1573 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.

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