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Dustin Colquitt wins AFC Special Teams Player of the Week

It was the first ever win of the award for Colquitt.

Jake Roth-USA TODAY Sports

Between the family and the travel, the turkey and the requisite sides, you might have missed the news that Kansas City Chiefs punter Dustin Colquitt won the AFC Special Teams Player of the Week award for Week 11. It was the first ever win of the award for Colquitt. Per

Chiefs punter Dustin Colquitt averaged 40.6 yards per punt on five attempts, with four being downed inside the 20-yard line Sunday in Kansas City's beatdown of the division-rival San Diego Chargers. It meant that Philip Rivers had to try and lead his team on long drives, which is part of the reason they only managed to score three points all game.

Colquitt is tied for first in the NFL this season with punts inside the 20-yard-line (25) with Johnny Hekker and fourth in net yards/punt with 42.9.

Other winners for the week included Denver Broncos quarterback Brock Osweiler for Offensive Player of the Week and Houston Texans star J.J. Watt for Defensive Player.

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