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Video: Seahawks WR Tyler Lockett Returns Punt 57 Yards for a Touchdown

Tyler Lockett takes his first punt return as a pro back 57 yards for a touchdown.

All it took was one punt to prove the preseason wasn't a fluke for wide receiver/return specialist Tyler Lockett.

The rookie out of Kansas State, who returned a punt and kickoff for scores in exhibition play last month, took his first regular-season punt return back 57 yards to paydirt, giving the Seahawks a 7-0 lead in the first quarter. Lockett becomes the first rookie to return a punt for a touchdown on a player's first-career punt return since Bryan McCann did it for the Dallas Cowboys in 2010.

The score, the Seahawks' first-ever punt return for a touchdown on kickoff weekend, marked Seattle's first punt return for a touchdown since 2007, when Nate Burleson ran one back 94 yards against the Cleveland Browns.


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