Jarvis Landry named AFC special teams player of the week
69-yard punt return for TD helped Dolphins defeat Redskins in opening week of NFL season
DAVIE, Fla. – Miami Dolphins wide receiver Jarvis Landry was named AFC special teams player of the week Wednesday.
Landry's 69-yard punt return for a touchdown in the fourth quarter of Miami's game at the Washington Redskins lifted the Dolphins to a 17-10 victory in the opening week of the NFL season.
It was the first punt return for a touchdown by a Dolphins player since Marcu Thigpen returned a punt 72 yards for a touchdown against the Houston Texans in 2012.
Landry also tied a career high with eight receptions for 53 yards.
He was also recognized as specials teams player of the month in October 2014.
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