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Sport Reports: Gruden had personality conflict with P King

23:00  01 april  2018
23:00  01 april  2018 Source:   sportsxchange.com

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Jon Gruden had personality conflict with realeased punter Marquette King .

The reason the Oakland Raiders cut Marquette King last week was because new head coach Jon Gruden had personality issues with the punter, according to multiple reports . Gruden reportedly made the decision to release King , which shaves .9 million from the salary cap. It is not clear what

Punter Marquette King who averaged 47.4 yards per kick for the Oakland Raiders, was released by the team on Friday. © Timothy T. Ludwig-USA TODAY Sports Punter Marquette King who averaged 47.4 yards per kick for the Oakland Raiders, was released by the team on Friday.

The reason the Oakland Raiders cut Marquette King last week was because new head coach Jon Gruden had personality issues with the punter, according to multiple reports.

Gruden reportedly made the decision to release King, which shaves $2.9 million from the salary cap.

It is not clear what those personality issues were but former coach Jack Del Rio said in 2016 that he was frustrated with King after he was assessed 15-yard personal foul penalties in consecutive games.

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"Few will have the greatness to bend history, but each of Each time a man stands up for an ideal, or acts to improve the lot of others , or strikes The reason the Oakland Raiders cut Marquette King last week was because new head coach Jon Gruden had personality issues with the punter, according

Marquette King believes the Raiders should have approached him if they didn't agree with some of his on-field But there were also reports that new coach Jon Gruden , who’ s openly taking an old-school approach to running the team There were whispers of King ’ s personality not clicking with Gruden ’ s .

A second-team All-Pro selection in 2016, King finished first in Pro Bowl fan voting last year, although he was never selected for that all-star game.

King ranked sixth in the NFL in punting average last season at 47.4 yards per kick.

The Raiders signed King to a five-year, $16.5-million contract extension a year ago.

King, signed by Oakland as an undrafted free agent in 2012, spent six years with the Raiders. He played 80 games, punting 426 times for a 46.8-yard average. He put 156 punts inside the 20-yard line.

The Raiders might go with Colby Wadman as their punter. The Raiders signed Wadman in March but he has never punted in an NFL game.

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