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Sam Martin named NFC Special Teams Player of the Week

After showing off his big boot in a 45-14 win against the Philadelphia Eagles on Thanksgiving Day, Detroit Lions punter Sam Martin was named NFC Special Teams Player of the Week.Martin punted four times against the Eagles for a total of 184 yards (46.0 yards per punt). His long punt of the day was only 47 yards, so it was a very consistent day for the former fifth-round draft pick...
Via FOX Sports
December 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Must Watch: Lions punter Sam Martin hands out tickets to Lions home opener

Fox2 More professional athletes should be like Lions punter Sam Martin, who handed out tickets to the Lions home opener against the Broncos Sunday night.  Martin partnered with FOX 2 in Detroit to hand out tickets to unsuspecting people on the street of downtown Royal Oak (MI) Friday afternoon. Martin, wearing a Tigers cap and sunglasses while walking his dog, didn’t tell these...
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September 27, 2015  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Joseph Fauria’s Audi, Sam Martin’s Land Rover pimped out at Detroit customs shop

Fauria (left) and Martin (right) via YouTube Detroit Lions tight end Joseph Fauria and punter Sam Martin hit the Detroit version of extinct MTV show “Pimp my Ride” with Xzibit.  The two hit up Dynamic Customs Detroit to get their Audi and Land Rover, respectively, done up nice. Fauria’s Audi A7 L received the following: bright white 22″ rims, gloss black roof, blue...
Via It's Always Sunny in Detroit
May 26, 2015  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Lions Punter Booms A 10-Yard Punt vs Cowboys

Lions punter Sam Martin sent a booming punt a whole 10-yards against the Dallas Cowboys.
Via Gamedayr
January 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Watch: Detroit Lions pull off masterful fake punt

It’s still early in Sunday’s matchup between the Detroit Lions and Miami Dolphins at Ford Field, but it’s obvious the Lions intend on pulling out all the stops to escape victorious. Faced with a fourth down just under five minutes into the game, the Lions sent out their special teams unit for what appeared to be a conventional punt. But as punter Sam Martin fielded the punt...
Via The Sports Daily
November 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions kicker Sam Martin not ranked top-20 in the NFL…

… In fantasy that is, but maybe in real life as well. With a week of preseason games now in the books, the 2014 NFL season is officially underway. And that can only mean one thing: Fantasy football drafts are about to start happening. In order to get a jump on the competition, it’s never to early to start putting together a draft board. To help the cause, cover32 will be ranking...
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August 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Martin Mayhew made the Detroit Lions better, but by how much?

The Detroit Lions 2014 NFL draft is getting mixed views from the so called experts around the country and it is certainly the most important and will be the most scrutinized draft of general manager Martin Mayhew’s career. Tight end Eric Ebron was the 10th overall pick and the Lions made a trade up to secure outside linebacker Kyle Van Noy which upgraded the Lions linebacking core...
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May 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Can Martin Mayhew possibly equal the success of the 2013 NFL Draft?

Martin Mayhew has been around the Detroit Lions long enough to have seem some good and bad days. Without a doubt though, his high point was the 2013 draft. Top to bottom, the Lions got good value out of a draft that at first glance raised some eyebrows. 2013 was Mayhew’s fifth as the Lions general manager. He had served as assistant general manager to Matt Millen before that, so...
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April 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Sam Martin goes Hollywood

Rookie punter Sam Martin is going Hollywood on his Detroit Lions teammates. Martin, a fifth-round draft pick last year, was spotted by TMZ leaving a Los Angeles bar Thursday night with actor David Arquette. The TMZ crew asked Arquette who is going to be in the Super Bowl and he responded: "Detroit Lions. Next year, they are going to win. I will bet TMZ 500 dollars right now." Arquette...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
January 10, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Lions punter tries to make tackle, hilarity ensues

Can this tackle attempt from Detroit Lions punter Sam Martin on Minnesota Vikings return man Marcus Sherels even be considered a tackle attempt?
Via Gamedayr
December 29, 2013  |  Discuss

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