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Huber named AFC Special Teams Player of the Week

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Cincinnati Bengals punter Kevin Huber was named AFC Special Teams Player of the Week on Wednesday by the NFL.

In the team's 17-10 victory at San Diego on Sunday, Huber had career highs in gross and net average, both at 55.5, on four punts. He had a 75-yard punt and totaled two inside-20 kicks with no touchbacks.

The 75-yarder was downed at the SD four. On the other three punts, the Chargers had one return for zero yards and two fair catches.

Huber also was holder on a 46-yard field goal that gave the Bengals a two-score lead in second half, the team's only field goal try of the day.

This is the fifth weekly or monthly AFC award earned by the Bengals this season. Previously, LB Vontaze Burfict earned the weekly Defensive Player award (Week 11 vs. Cleveland), WR Marvin Jones won the weekly on offense (Week 8 vs. N.Y. Jets), QB Andy Dalton won the weekly on offense (Week 6 at Buffalo) and Dalton won the monthly offensive award for October.

Last season, the Bengals established a franchise record with seven weekly or monthly AFC awards.

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