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K Nick Folk named AFC's Special Teams Player of the Week
For the second time this season, Nick Folk has been named the AFC Special Teams Player of the Week.
The Jets kicker converted all four field-goal attempts (39, 21, 47 and 45 yards) in the Jets’ 26-20 win over New Orleans. H is now 23-for-23 to start the season -- the longest streak of field goals made in the NFL. It's also the longest in franchise history.
Folk was named the AFC's ST POW back in Week 1 after delivering a win for the Jets against the Bucs. This is the fourth time in his seven-year career that he's been awarded the honor
Folk’s four field goals were an NFL-best in Week 9 (registering 14 of the Jets’ total 26 points against New Orleans).