Chiefs to sign Dustin Colquitt to practice squad

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FILE – In this Sept. 29, 2019, file photo, Kansas City Chiefs punter Dustin Colquitt (2) watches during an NFL game against the Detroit Lions in Detroit. The Kansas City Chiefs are releasing two-time Pro Bowl punter Dustin Colquitt, whose 15-year career with the franchise allowed him to set numerous club records, including the most games played and most postseason appearances. Colquitt, who turns 38 next month, posted a farewell on Instagram late Monday, April 27, 2020, in which he said that “all things come to an end, sometimes sooner than you hoped, prayed and pleaded for them to.” A person familiar with the team’s decision confirmed it to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Tuesday because it had not been announced. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, Fle)

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (WDAF) — After being released in the offseason, punter Dustin Colquitt is reportedly back in Chiefs Kingdom.

Reports say, Colquitt has signed on to Kansas City’s practice squad ahead of the playoffs.

Colquitt spent 15 years as the Chiefs’ punter before joining the Pittsburgh Steelers in the offseason.

He was released from Pittsburgh, the team his father Craig played for, after less than two months. He bounced around to Tampa Bay and Jacksonville before making his way back to Arrowhead.

Upon his departure from the Chiefs, they signed undrafted free agent Tommy Townsend out of Florida who earned AFC Special Teams Player of the Week in Week 15 against the Saints.

Colquitt was nominated for the Walter Payton Man of the Year Award in 2009, 2018 and 2019.

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