5. All Those ‘Booming Punts’
Listen, it would be a disservice not to mention McAfee’s consistently bombing footballs, as that was actually the All-Pro punter’s job–and something that he was truly elite at.
The NFL’s montage of memories (above) show McAfee frequently doing what he’s best at, simply ‘booming’ the football on punts. However, it doesn’t quite do him enough justice.
Let’s get something squared away here from the start, McAfee wasn’t simply a ‘gimmick’ player with an eccentric personality for the Colts, as he was the greatest punter in the franchise’s history and among the league’s best players at his position in recent memory.