Chargers re-sign P JK Scott to a 2-year, $4 million deal1 min read
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By: Michael Peterson
Scott initially signed with the Chargers on a one-year deal this time last offseason.
We’ve got punter news, everyone!
On Friday afternoon, NFL insider Adam Schefter reported that the Chargers and punter JK Scott have agreed to terms on a new two-year, $4 million deal to which helps the Bolts keep their special teams core together for several more seasons.
Scott signed with the Chargers on a one-year deal prior to the 2022 season a lone season with the Jaguars. He ended the season averaging 43.6 yards per punt with a long of 60 yards. While the 43.6 average was the second-lowest among his career, Scott’s net yards per punt was actually the best of his five-year career at 41.1. In fact, Scott placed 38.4 percent of his punts inside the 20-yard line which was also the highest mark of his career.
Scott was originally a fifth-round pick of the Packers in 2018 out of Alabama. While with the Crimson Tide, Scott won two national championships and was a two-time First-Team All-SEC selection (2014, 2016).
On a day of multiple punting moves, there’s another: punter JK Scott is returning to the Chargers on a 2 year, $4 million deal, per source.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) March 17, 2023
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