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Broncos, Colquitt Agree To 3-Year Extension

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Punter Britton Colquitt #4 of the Denver Broncos punts the ball against the New Orleans Saints at Sports Authority Field Field at Mile High on October 28, 2012 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Justin Edmonds/Getty Images)

Punter Britton Colquitt #4 of the Denver Broncos punts the ball against the New Orleans Saints at Sports Authority Field Field at Mile High on October 28, 2012 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Justin Edmonds/Getty Images)

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ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) – The Denver Broncos and punter Britton Colquitt on Sunday agreed on a three-year contract extension through 2016.

Colquitt is the franchise leader in career gross (46.1 yards) and net (39.5) punting average. In 48 regular season games, he’s had 79 punts inside the 20 with just 18 touchbacks. In three playoff games, he has placed five of 16 punts inside the 20 with no touchbacks.

Colquitt signed with Denver in 2009 after averaging 42.6 yards at Tennessee, where he was a two-time All-SEC selection.

His brother (Craig), brother (Dustin) and uncle (Jimmy) and punted for the Volunteers and went on to punt in the pros.

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