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Former Raiders panther Marquette King "fought" NFL discrimination

Former Raiders punter Marquette King said he "finished the fight" as one of the few black kickers in the NFL. 

King, who played for the Raiders in 2013-17, rang in the NFL in a series of tweets on Wednesday and Thursday. 

"I haven't officially retired," Kingtweeted on Wednesday. "I'm not fighting to join a league that ignores resumes I've created, which is better than half of the NFL's punters." 

In another tweet on Wednesday, King listed his achievements in two photos depicting him pouring a drink. 

I've finished the fight ...

– The fifth African-American punter in NFL history since 1920

– All Pros

– Always Top 10 Punting Averages


— MarquetteKingJune 29, 2022
Marquette King
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A 33-year-old woman is now embarrassed by the RaidersFormer coach John Gruden. King continued to play four games for Broncos in 2018 and was released after reaching resolution of his injuries. 

The second team, All-Pro, King in 2016 has been the fifth black panter in NFL history since 1920. He punted in 2013 and led the league in punts and total puntyards in 2014. 

"Cheers," King said in a tweet. "Buy."