The NFL announced on Wednesday that Chiefs K Dave Rayner was named the AFC Special Teams Player of the Week for his game at San Diego (9/30).
Rayner tied a career high when he converted all three of his field goal attempts (21, 25 and 41 yards). He also connected on three PATs to tie a career best with 12 points. Rayner landed all seven of his kickoffs inside the 10-yard line with one touchback.
The Oxford, Michigan native joined the Chiefs as a free agent on September 11th. Rayner has made six of seven FGs and all five PATs for 23 points in three games on the season. Rayner originally entered the NFL as a sixth-round draft pick (202nd overall) of Indianapolis. He has played in 33 games, connecting on 32 of 43 FGs and 36 of 37 PATs for 132 points during his career.
Rayner was a four-year letterman at Michigan State, concluding his career as the Spartans all-time leader in points (334), made field goals (62) and extra points (148). He was a prep standout at Oxford High School in Oxford, Michigan.