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Look: Buffalo Bills Punter Boots 82-Yard Punt

A Buffalo Bills helmet sitting on a bench.

ORCHARD PARK, NY - SEPTEMBER 15: A Buffalo Bills helmet sits on the bench before the game against the New York Jets at New Era Field on September 15, 2016 in Orchard Park, New York. (Photo by Brett Carlsen/Getty Images)

In a rare move, the Buffalo Bills spent one of their 2022 NFL Draft picks on a punter — and it seems like it might just pay off.

During the Bills' preseason game against the Indianapolis Colts on Saturday, rookie punter Matt Araiza blasted an absolutely-massive 82-yard punt.

Booting it from the inside his own 10 yard line, the sixth-round pick sent the ball all the way into the opposite end zone for a touchback. 

Take a look at the punt here:

Araiza was a standout punter for San Diego State for three seasons, averaging 51.1 yards per punt. He led college football with a 51.2-yard average in 2021.

Former Bills punter Corey Bojorquez logged the longest punt of the year in the 2021 NFL season, achieving the same 82-yard mark. Steve O'Neal's 1969 punt of 98 yards still holds the all-time NFL record.

Veteran punter Matt Haack, who entered the preseason as No. 1 on the Bills' depth chart, will likely be sent packing before final roster cuts.