A look at the Chiefs’ special teams last season examined through the numbers
Rookie kicker Harrison Butker connected on a franchise-reco Men’s Authentic Custom Baltimore Orioles Alternate Baseball Jersey Orange rd 38 field goals in 2017 – the second-most in the NFL – and did so in just 12 games. Butker joined the Custom Orioles Jersey Chiefs prior to Week 4 and missed his first-career kick, but followed with a franchise-record 23 made field goals. He made five or more field goals in three different games and was a perfect 28-for-28 on extra points on the year.
Opponents were weary of punting to Tyreek Hill throughout the season, often limiting his opportunities, but the fleet-footed Hill had a chance to show off his speed in Week 5 against the Houston Texans.
Hill brought a punt back 82 yards for a touchdown, marking the third-longest punt return of the season.
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Punter Dustin Colquitt booted a 77-yard punt in Week 17 against the Denver Broncos – the longest punt in the NFL last season. It was the second-longest punt of Colquitt’s 13-year career, trailing only a Custom MLB Jersey For Sale n 81-yarder in 2007.
The long snapper doesn’t show up in the box score very often, but the Chiefs’ James Winchester is no ordinary long snapper. Winchester jarred the ball loose from Philadelphia Eagles’ return man Darren Sproles in Week Men’s Custom Baltimore Orioles Authentic Road Gray Baseball Jersey Cheap 2, tallying the first forced fumble of his career.
It was just the third forced fumble caused by a long snapper in the last four seasons.