ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)- St. Louis Rams punter Johnny Hekker has signed a six-year extension that will keep him with the team through the 2020 season. In three seasons with the Rams, Hekker has become one of the NFL’s top special teams players, both with his foot and his arm. He earned Pro Bowl honors following the 2013 season.
An undrafted free agent in 2012, Hekker played college ball at Oregon State University.
Hekker had been scheduled to become a restricted free agent at the end of the 2014 season.