When a kicker accounts for seventeen points in a single game, he deserves the spotlight. Hence it’s no surprise that Ka’imi Fairbairn was quite justifiably honored as the AFC Special Teams Player of the Week for his heroics against the Jets last week.
Special Teams Players of the Week (Week 15):— NFL (@NFL) December 19, 2018
AFC: @HoustonTexans K Ka’imi Fairbairn
NFC: @49ers K @RobbieGould09 pic.twitter.com/UTQdthNwf4
Houston #Texans K Ka'imi Fairbairn has been named the AFC Special Teams Player of the Week following his performance in the team’s 29-22 victory over the New York Jets in Week 15.— Texans PR (@TexansPR) December 19, 2018
This mark’s his first career Player of the Week award. pic.twitter.com/0Y69YOlnpj
#Texans K Ka'imi Fairbairn leads the NFL in points scored (136) and field goals made (34) this season. He also owns the most points scored and field goals made through 15 weeks of a season in franchise history.— Texans PR (@TexansPR) December 19, 2018
He has connected on his last 12 field goal attempts (Weeks 12-15). pic.twitter.com/yeiGtXLroD
#Texans K Ka'imi Fairbairn is the 1st Texans player to win Special Teams Player of the Week since 2016. This marks the 43rd time a Texan has been named POW in franchise history & the 3rd time this season. It is also the 14th time Houston has won Special Teams POW in team history. pic.twitter.com/GyHbNx4Mka— Texans PR (@TexansPR) December 19, 2018
Needless to say, the Texans don’t win their tenth game of the 2018 season without their kicker’s contributions. Congrats to Fairbairn on this very well deserved accolade.