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Dolphins Sturgis Wins Rookie Of The Week

Aug 9, 2013; Jacksonville, FL, USA; Miami Dolphins kicker Caleb Sturgis (9) kicks a field goal as punter Brandon Fields (2) holds during the first quarter against the Jacksonville Jaguars at EverBank Field. Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

The Miami Dolphins played a tough game in Cleveland last week and the outcome of victory was aided by the hot foot of rookie 5th rounder Caleb Sturgis.  The NFL announced today that the teams new kicker is the week 1 Pepsi Next Rookie of the Week award winner!

Sturgis was up against four other NFL rookies including both AFC East rookie QB’s Geno Smith and E.J. Manuel.  Sturgis was 3-3 on FG’s and 2-2 on extra points.  Two of his kicks were from 40 yards or more.  45 and 49 yards.

Congrats to the Dolphins rookie kicker!

 

Topics: Caleb Sturgis, Miami Dolphins

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  • Doug Vaughan

    Congrats to him!!!! Now let Tanny get AFC player of the week with 450 yards passing and 5 TD’s