For the second time this season a Bills special teamer has earned league honors. Punter Brian Moorman was named AFC Special Teams Player of the Week for his efforts in Buffalo's 20-9 victory over Carolina in Week 7 action.
Moorman had a net punting average of 43.5 last Sunday with a long of 55. He also dropped four of his eight punts in the game inside the Carolina 20-yard line helping to consistently pin the Panthers offense deep in their own territory.
Carolina's average drive start in the game was their own 19-yard line. Moorman was also able to get consistent hang time on his punts allowing his coverage team to hold Carolina returners to a miniscule return average of just two yards on six punt returns.
Moorman currently ranks second in the AFC and fifth in the league in net punting average with an outstanding mark of 41.1 as he tries to make it to the Pro Bowl as an AFC representative for the third time in his career.
Fan voting for the Pro Bowl opened this week (http://www.nfl.com/probowl/ballot).
This is the seventh league honor Moorman has received in his career and the fifth Player of the Week honor. Moorman has won AFC Special Teams Player of the Month twice in his career.
Moorman last won the AFC Special Teams Player of the Week award in Week 15 of the 2006 season. The last Bills player to win the weekly award was Rian Lindell following his four field goal, two touchback performance against Tampa Bay in Week 2.