Payments signing former Broncos punter Sam Martin to one-year deal

The Buffalo Payments are signing former Denver Broncos punter Sam Martin to a one-year deal, NFL Community’s Peter Schrager and NFL Community Insider Tom Pelissero reported Wednesday. Buffalo later introduced the transaction.

Martin fills a emptiness left when the Payments launched 2022 NFL Draft sixth-round choose Matt Araiza. The Payments launched Araiza on Saturday, two days after Araiza, together with two different people, have been accused in a civil lawsuit of gang raping a minor throughout an off-campus occasion at San Diego State College final 12 months.

Martin, a nine-year NFL veteran, was launched by the Broncos on Monday after he indicated he wouldn’t take a discount in pay, NFL Community Insider Ian Rapoport reported.

In 2021, Martin averaged 46 yards over 67 punts for the Broncos. It was Martin’s sixth season averaging 46 yards or extra per punt.

The 32-year-old was initially chosen within the fifth spherical of the 2013 draft by the Detroit Lions, whom he performed his first seven seasons with. In spite of everything these years enjoying within the NFC North and two years in Denver, Martin isn’t any stranger to the chilly climate he’ll expertise in Buffalo and will present the Tremendous Bowl contenders with a reliable and skilled particular groups presence.