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Jamie Gillan is AFC Special Teams Player of the Week

Scottish Hammer is the first Browns punter to pick up the award since 2013.

Tennessee Titans v Cleveland Browns Photo by Kirk Irwin/Getty Images

Cleveland Browns punter Jamie Gillian has been selected as the AFC’s Special Teams Player of the Week.

The NFL announced the news on Wednesday morning.

The rookie is the first Cleveland punter to earn the honor since Spencer Lanning won for Week 3 in 2013. (Bonus points if you remember that!)

Gillian picked up the honor after punting six times for 231 yards in Cleveland’s win on the New York Jets on Monday night. Five of those punts landed inside the 20-yard line, according to, and contributed to the Jets having an average starting field position of their own 18-yard line.

After going undrafted out of Arkansas-Pine Bluff, Gillian signed with the Browns and entered training camp as a long-shot candidate to unseat veteran punter Britton Colquitt, who had been with Cleveland since 2016.

After two games, Gillan is leading the NFL with eight punts inside the 20 and has seen only one of his 11 punts returned.