The Denver Broncos have decided to part ways with punter Marquette King. The team originally placed King on injured reserve on Oct. 6.
King missed Sunday’s game against the New York Jets, but in the previous four games, King punted 20 times for a career-low average of 44.1 yards per punt. Monday afternoon, King confirmed to the NFL Network that he had been released.
The eccentric punter then tweeted a thank you message to John Elway and the organization.
I’d like to thank John Elway, and the Broncos organization for the chance, injuries suck…
— Marquette King (@MarquetteKing) October 8, 2018
Colby Wadman was elevated from the practice squad before Sunday’s loss to the Jets. Wadman punted eight times for for an average of 41.1 yards per punt, with a long of 57 yards in his Broncos debut.