Falcons’ Morstead named NFC special-teams player of the month

Credit: Dakota Williams/Atlanta Falcons

Credit: Dakota Williams/Atlanta Falcons

FLOWERY BRANCH -- Falcons punter Thomas Morstead, after a strong month of work, was named NFC’s special-teams player of the month for December on Thursday.

Morstead, who was signed after Dustin Colquitt went on the reserve/COVID-19 list Nov. 22, punted 11 times for 539 yards (49.0 gross avg., 45.9 net avg.), including six punts inside the 20-yard line and a long of 64 yards in December.

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