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Bears News: Cairo Santos named NFC Special Teams Player of the Week


by - Senior Editor -

Chicago Bears kicker Cairo Santos was named NFC Special Teams Player of the Week by the NFL for games played in Week 7.

Santos nailed all four of his field goal attempts – from 42, 23, 38, and 50 yards – and all three of his extra point attempts for a total of 15 points in the Bears’ 33-14 win at New England.

The 15 points were the most in the NFL by a kicker in Week 7.

This is his second Special Teams Player of the Week Award as he previously won the award in Week 6 last season.

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