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Some unique football players, part 6


February 25, 2022

Now that we have concluded another football season, we can also wrap up this series of articles by looking at a member of the newly crowned National Football League (NFL) champions, the Los Angeles Rams.

His name is Johnny Hekker, and he has earned a reputation as an excellent punter. In ten years in the NFL, he has punted over 700 times with an average kick travelling more than 46.5 yards. In the 2021 season, he was the highest paid punter in the NFL.

Hekker holds the record – at 65 yards – for the longest punt in Super Bowl history. That milestone occurred in 2019 in a championship ga...

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