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Marquette King is the lowest paid starting punter in the league FOR NOW

One player on the Raiders roster that will be due a BIG BOY pay raise is their punter Marquette King.  Let’s go back in time for a minute and I take you the HBCU Bowl. Scouts were taking the field on a early morning session, and they were all talking amongst themselves, when they began […] The post Marquette King is the lowest paid starting punter in the league FOR NOW appeared...
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June 03, 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

Raiders would be fun to see on HBO Hard Knocks

I personally feel that the Oakland Raiders would be the best option to land on Hard Knocks. They are one of 8 finalists for the HBO show. The set is looking for volunteers but for some reason I could see Oakland get their shot. The seven other teams that could be drafted, so to speak, […]The post Raiders would be fun to see on HBO Hard Knocks appeared first on NFL Draft Diamonds.
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January 26, 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

In his first year, Marquette King led the NFL in Punting

We at NFL Draft Diamomds would like to congratulate Marquette King on his amazing first year performance. Marquette was a small school punter from Fort Valley State University. Marquette led the entire NFL with an astonishing 48.9 yards a punt. @JoshDubowAP: Marquette King led NFL in punting in 1st year at 48.9 yds. Joins Ray […]
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December 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Marquette King is turning into a fan favorite in Oakland

When Shane Lechler left this off season not many fans were happy. Many Raiders fans were upset, because even though they love Marquette King’s strong leg, they were not sure if he could be consistent. Although it hasn’t been perfected, King’s punts have been effective. He’s averaging 42 net yards per punt – which ranks […]
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October 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Oakland Raiders Release Kluwe: Marquette King Can Become Next Great Punter In Raiders History

There are very few players in the league who will be replacing an NFL legend this season. Yeah Shane Lechler was a punter and not a quarterback, but he had put up the greatest numbers a punter has ever had in his tenure with the Oakland Raiders. The Raiders have just announced that the young Marquette King was won the job to replace Shane Lechler. Fan favorite King has won praise...
Via Bay Sports Report
September 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Raiders Free Agency Update #14: Kluwe signs, Woodson visits, OTAs begin

General manager Reggie McKenzie has already stated a few times that he wants to see competition bring the best out of the current Oakland Raiders squad, even at the punter position. After seeing Shane Lechler leave in this year’s free agency to the Houston Texans, all signs pointed towards to the job falling into Marquette King’s lap. But the former [...]
Via Silver and Black Daily
May 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Getting to know Marquette King

Today, TFDS' featured interview is with newly signed Raiders punter Marquette King.  King is from Fort Valley State University, a historically black Division II college located in Fort Valley GA.  King is listed as 6'1, 192 lbs.  He has long been regarded as one of the best punters in Division II and has drawn comparisons to current Raiders punter Shane Lechler for his...
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May 10, 2012  |  Discuss
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