Lechler looking toward the future, uncertain what it holds
Summary of 3 articles · Updated Dec 13, 2012
King's locker is three down from that of Lechler, who has been free and easy with advice regardless of what the future holds. “The numbers that I’ve put up this year have been my numbers,” Lechler said. “I wish that would have happened a little bit later in my career so I wouldn’t have taken it so much for granted,” Lechler said. Especially 13-year veteran and seven-time Pro Bowler Shane Lechler's. It didn’t go unnoticed by Lechler that undrafted free agent Marquette King, a thunder-footed punter with consistency issues, was kept on injured reserve with a foot injury after a weight-room accident in early September. I took it a little bit personal early but after that I was like, 'You know what? I can only worry about so many things around here.' So, that was one of them that I needed to stop worrying about."
Oakland Raiders punter Shane Lechler, 36, is in the final year of a four-year, $16 million contract signed in 2009 that made him the highest-paid punter in the NFL. Coming into the season having had surgery on his nonkicking leg, Lechler has only of lat…