McCluster Named AFC Special Teams Player Of The Week

KANSAS CITY, MO - SEPTEMBER 13: Dexter McCluster of the Kansas City Chiefs returns a punt for a touchdown as punter Mike Scifres of the San Diego Chargers defends during the 1st half of the game against on September 13, 2010 at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)


Pro Football Talk is reporting that Chiefs WR/Returner/Offensive Weapon Dexter McCluster has been awarded the AFC Special Teams Player of the Week award.

He shares the honor with Arian Foster (Offense) of the Texans and Jaguars linebacker Daryl Smith (Defense).

McCluster (Special Teams) returned a punt 94 yards for a touchdown in his first ever NFL game. The return ended up being the difference in Kansas City’s 21-14 victory over division rival San Diego.

Not bad for his first week in the NFL, eh?

Topics: AFC Player Of The Week, Dexter McCluster, Kansas City Chiefs

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