Dustin Hopkins named AFC Special Teams Player of the Week (10.18.23)

For Immediate Release

Oct. 18, 2023


BEREA, Ohio – Cleveland Browns kicker Dustin Hopkins has earned AFC Special Teams Player of the Week for games played Oct. 12-16 (Week 6), the National Football League announced Wednesday.


Hopkins converted four field goals, including a game-winning 29-yard field goal with 1:40 remaining in the fourth as the Browns topped the 49ers, 19-17. He connected on field goals of 29, 42, 46 and 50 yards. Hopkins has made a field goal of 50-plus yards in four consecutive games, the longest streak in Browns history.


This is Hopkins fifth career Special Teams Player of the Week award (three in the NFC and two in the AFC). On the season, he is 12 of 14 for field goals and has made all five PATs.




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