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Raiders have signed punter Marquette King to a five year deal worth 16.5 million

Raiders give Marquette King the big time deal he deserved

Raiders give Marquette King the big time deal he deserved

The Oakland Raiders announced Monday that they’ve signed P Marquette King to a long-term contract extension.’s Ian Rapoport says that the deal is worth $16.5 million and includes $7.75 million guaranteed. King stands to make $10.75 million by year three of the contract.

Oakland originally signed the 6-foot, 195-pounder as an undrafted free agent in May 2012. After spending the 2012 season on the Reserve/Injured List, King has played in all 48 games for the Raiders over the last three seasons and has totaled 276 punts for 12,734 yards (46.1 gross average; 40.2 net average) with 94 punts downed inside the opponents’ 20-yard line.

Last season, King punted 83 times for 3,697 yards (44.5 gross average; 40.7 net average) and set a franchise record with 40 punts placed inside the opponents’ 20-yard line. His 40 punts downed inside the 20 ranked second in the NFL in 2015.

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