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Raiders GM cites salary as reason for Marquette Kings release

Raiders GM cites salary as reason for Marquette Kings release
Published On: Fri, Apr 20
Oct 29, 2017; Orchard Park, NY, USA; Oakland Raiders punter Marquette King (7) against the Buffalo Bills at New Era Field. Mandatory Credit: Timothy T. Ludwig-USA TODAY Sports

Oakland Raiders GM Reggie McKenzie cited Marquette Kings contract as a reason for the punters release.

The Raiders surprisingly released King on March 30. McKenzie was asked about the move Friday and mentioned Kings salary as one of the reasons.

The Raiders saved nearly $3 million by cutting King, but theyre also losing an All-Pro punter.

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