A 15-point day for Rian Lindell in Buffalo's Week 2 win over Tampa Bay earned the Bills kicker some special recognition. The franchise's most accurate kicker in team history was named the AFC Special Teams Player of the Week Wednesday.
Lindell had four field goals and three extra points in the Bills' 33-20 victory last Sunday. It was Lindell's 29th career 10-point game, and the second-highest single game point total of his career. The Bills kicker had a career-best 18-point game last season at Kansas City.
It's the second time Lindell has been named the conference's Special Teams Player of the Week. The first time he won the award was in 2007 when he had a five-field goal day including the game winner as time expired in a 17-16 win at Washington.
Under Bills special teams coordinator Bobby April, Buffalo's specialists have now won AFC Special Teams Player of the Week honors 13 times. The last time a Bills special teams player won the honor was last season when Roscoe Parrish was the AFC's Week 1 winner.