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Seattle Seahawks rookie receiver Tyler Lockett has been named the NFC’s Special Teams Player of the Month, the league announced Thursday morning.

Lockett returned a punt for a touchdown against St. Louis and a kickoff for a touchdown against the Bears, allowing the Seahawks to rank third in the NFL in both kickoff returns (34.3) and punt returns (19.8).

Lockett leads the NFL in total kickoff return yardage (24o) and seventh in punt return yardage (94).

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