Marquette King RUMORS & NEWS

  • Patterson: Marquette King was 'kind of like a diva' "Marquette King's unceremonious departure from the Oakland Raiders and signing with the division-rival Denver Broncos has enflamed tensions between King and some of his former teammates. The punter said immediately after signing his deal with Denver that there was "a revenge factor" to signing..." April 11

  • Marquette King on never meeting Jon Gruden: I just saw him on car commercials and stuff

    Pro Football Talk "Marquette King denies his celebrations or his personality are reasons Oakland cut him. The punter said he never even met Jon Gruden. “I just saw him on car commercials and stuff,” King said in a conference call with Denver writers, via quotes distributed by the team. “I get to see him two times..." April 05

  • Broncos To Sign Marquette King

    Pro Football Rumors "Things are moving quickly for the Broncos and punter Marquette King. Denver is expected to sign him to a three-year deal, a source tells Mike Klis of 9News (on Twitter). King was released by the Raiders late last week without much warning. Apparently, new head coach Jon Gruden was not a fan of..." April 05

  • Broncos Have Spoken With P Marquette King’s Agent, Denver High On His List

    NFL Trade Rumors "Mike Klis reports that the Broncos have spoken with free agent P Marquette King‘s agent, while the punter would like to visit Denver as the team is “high on his list.” “Marquette would love an opportunity to come visit there. Obviously, Denver is a punter’s dream. They’re high on his list,”..." April 04

  • Raiders Cut Marquette King Over “Personality” Clash

    Pro Football Rumors "Late last week, the Raiders cut fan favorite Marquette King in a move that was ostensibly about money. By releasing the punter, Oakland saved $2.9MM against the cap, but apparently that was not the only factor. King’s personality did not jive with coach Jon Gruden, Vic Tafur of the San Francisco..." April 02

  • Was Jon Gruden’s dislike a factor in Marquette King release?

    Larry Brown Sports "It’s safe to say the Oakland Raiders’ decision to cut punter Marquette King took many by surprise, but apparently there may have been a reason for it. Vic Tafur of the Athletic heard that King’s flamboyant personality may have clashed with coach Jon Gruden, who may have given the order to cut..." March 31

  • Raiders Release P Marquette King And Waive TE Clive Walford "The Oakland Raiders have released P Marquette King and waived TE Clive Walford, the club announced Friday. King, originally signed by the club as an undrafted free agent in 2012, has spent his first six years with the Raiders. Over his six-year career, he has played in 80 games, recorded 426..." March 30