Between banning teams from sharing live content on social media and officials cracking down on player celebrations, the NFL has become significantly more boring to watch this season. But one player isn’t letting the wet blankets who are the NFL’s executives stop him from having fun.
Raiders punter Marquette King is single-handedly saving the NFL’s personality with wildly creative celebration dances and his off-the-field antics. King has become a human highlight reel because of his unique celebrations after punts.
He had some colorful celebrations during Oakland’s Nov. 6 win over the Broncos:
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Then there’s my personal favorite of King pretending to ride a donkey:
King’s personality also shines through off the field. During the Raiders bye week, the NFL’s only African-American punter posted several videos of himself parading around in a green power ranger suit on his Instagram.
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“Live life and have fun, and that’s how I feel like I’ve been playing a lot better just doing that,” King said during an appearance on Good Morning Football.
The NFL could certainly learn a thing or two from the fifth-year player’s philosophy on living life and playing football. View more of King’s appearance on Good Morning Football below.
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