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Raiders' new coaching staff is energizing the whole roster

Marquette King can't wait to get to work in the morning. It's the first time he's felt like this since joining the Raiders in 2012."During the offseason, I woke up every day like, 'Man, I can't wait to get around those coaches,'" the punter told the Contra Costa Times. "They bring so much more energy. Each coach is a different character and I love it."King speaks for the entire Raiders...
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July 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Oakland Raiders Punter Marquette King and ther Biggest Damn Hula Hoop You've Ever Seen

Training camp is an important part of the process in the NFL. Careers are not necessarily made there, but they can certainly be lost. So if you are lucky enough to be with a team in training camp you better take it seriously; just not too seriously. It is a game after all, and a game is supposed to be fun. You know--something you enjoy.It appears that 'too serious' is something Raiders...
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July 30, 2015  |  Discuss

PHOTO: Oakland Raiders Punter Marquette King Wore a Superman Suit to the ESPYs

You would think that since the ESPYs are somewhat of a big deal that guys attending the show would dress the part. For the most part they do. It's a chance for athletes to show off their sense of style and prove that they clean up nice. However, every year there is usually at least one guy that does something silly. This year it was Oakland Raiders punter Marquette King.Say what...
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July 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Oakland Raiders: Marquette King wore a Superman costume to ESPYs

Yup, you read the headline right. While others were showing up at the ESPYs in their best formal attire, Oakland Raiders punter Marquette King went a different route… .@MarquetteKing must have really, really enjoyed that #BatmanvSuperman trailer… #ESPYS — NFL (@NFL) July 15, 2015 Of course, if you follow the Raiders closely you know this is not...
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July 16, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Oakland Raiders Punter Marquette King Booms One Crazy High and Deep Over Huge Sign

One of the unsung heroes of every football team is the punter. Should he be able to boom his punts deep and/or kick them out at the right time he can make life hard for opposing offense and a lot easier on his team's defense. When that works out the offense has life a little earlier with a shorter field. So when the guys on the Oakland Raiders see Marquette King booming punts like...
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June 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Dennis Allen receives support from Raiders locker room

The Oakland Raiders were one of the teams everyone was looking at on black Monday. After back to back 4-12 seasons, there were a lot of rumors swirling around the future of head coach Dennis Allen. The first time head coach in his second year with the team had not shown much but was also saddled with some of the worst rosters in the NFL. But as it turned out, most in the Raiders...
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January 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Marquette King likes Mortal Combat and astronomy, I like Naya Rivera

Oakland Raiders punter Marquette King was apparently in the mood to share some of his favorite things with Twitter. He started by revealing he is a bit of a closet nerd… Astronomy is Awesome! — Marquette King (@MarquetteKing) January 26, 2014 After that did not seem to start up much of an exciting conversation, he turned to something that more people could relate to: classic...
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January 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Former Raiders Not Making Big Splashes With New Teams

When Reggie McKenzie was hired following the 2011 Raiders season, he inherited a team that was in salary cap purgatory. Among the many problems, there were a lot of bloated contracts with under achieving players. McKenzie immediately began cutting those players. He continued the process following the 2012 season. The cuts forced the Raiders to take all of the largest cap hits in...
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January 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Raiders punter Marquette King remodels a 49ers store display

The Oakland Raiders and the San Francisco 49ers have a local rivalry that remains strong despite the fact that the teams rarely every play each other. With two teams being housed in such close proximity to each other, even when not playing, there is a sense of competition to be the best in the Bay. Raiders punter Marquette King has been one of the more outspoken members of the Raiders...
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January 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Marquette King: Up and coming punter for the Oakland Raiders

“As long as I’m with the Raiders, I want to be here every day, in this facility … just taking in the blessing. I feel like I’m fortunate enough to be in here in this facility instead of anywhere else in the world,” said Marquette King, first-year punter for the Oakland Raiders. His enthusiasm for the team shows not only in his words but also in his action on the field....
November 20, 2013  |  Discuss

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