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P Blake Gillikin returning to Cardinals on 2-year deal

The Arizona Cardinals are bringing back punter Blake Gillikin. He has agreed to a two-year deal, first reported by the MLFootball account, confirmed by ESPN’s Josh Weinfuss.

Details of the deal are not yet known.

Gillikin was an in-season signing last year. Nolan Cooney won the punting job out of training camp over Matt Haack but was cut after four games. The Cardinals signed Gillikin and he played the remaining 13 games, averaging 50.6 yards per punt with a 42.9-yard net average.

His 50.6 yards per punt set a franchise record.

He had only two touchbacks all season but also only had 11 punts downed inside the 20.

Gillikin is 26 years old.

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Story originally appeared on Cards Wire