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It’s been a rookie season to remember for tailback
Hunt was named the NFL Offensive Rookie of the Month while Butker took home AFC Specia Men’s Majestic Flexbase Authentic 29 Devon Travis Toronto Blue Jays Home White Baseball Jersey l Team J.A Happ Jersey s Player of the Month honors on Thursday as each player wrapped up the regular season with some hardware.
It marks the second time this season that each player has won their respective award, with Hunt winning NFL Rookie of the Month honors for September an Joe Biagini Jersey d Butker earning the AFC Special Teams Player of the Month award in October. Butker is the first rookie kicker to win the award multiple times since it was created in 1986.
The Chiefs won their final four games in December, clinching the AFC West, with both rookies playing a pivotal role.
Hunt led all rookies in rushing over the course of the month, tallying 437 yards and four touchdow Men’s Majestic Flexbase Authentic 31 Joe Biagini Toronto Blue Jays Red Scarlet Canada Day Jersey ns on the ground. His 548 total yards from scrimmage ranked fifth in the league among all players.
The rookie tailback ran the ball just once in Kansas City’s regular season finale against the Denver Broncos, but it Devon Travis Jersey was more than enough to secure the league rushing title. Hunt is just the third rookie since 1999 to lead the league in rushing, joining Ezekiel Elliott (2016) and Edgerrin James (1999).
Butker, meanwhile, connected on an AFC-most 15 field goals over Kansas City’s final five games. His 59 points ranked second to only San Francisco’s Phil Dawson in the month.
That included a five field goal performance on Dec. 24 against Miami, helping the rookie kicker break the franchise record for made field goals in a season.
Hunt and Butker will look to build on their strong rookie campaigns this Saturday as the Chiefs host the Tennessee Titans at Arrowhead Stadium to kick off the postseason.