Aug 29, 2021; Santa Clara, California, USA;  Las Vegas Raiders punter A.J. Cole (6) holds the ball for kicker Daniel Carlson (2) during the third quarter against the San Francisco 49ers at Levi's Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Stan Szeto-USA TODAY Sports

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Report: Raiders sign K Daniel Carlson, P AJ Cole to extensions

The Las Vegas Raiders reportedly signed kicker Daniel Carlson and punter AJ Cole to four-year extensions.

Carlson’s deal is worth $18.4 million and includes $10.2 million guaranteed and a $4 million signing bonus, NFL Network reported Wednesday night.

His average of $4.6 million per season makes him the NFL’s third-highest paid kicker behind the Baltimore Ravens’ Justin Tucker ($5 million) and the New York Giants’ Graham Gano ($4.67 million), per Spotrac.

Carlson, 26, has made 27 of 30 field-goal attempts and 23 of 25 extra-point tries through 12 games this season. His longest field goal of the season is a career-long 56 yards.

Cole’s new deal is worth $12.4 million with $5.9 million guaranteed, according to NFL Network.

His $3.1 million average annual salary ranks fifth among NFL punters, with Johnny Hekker of the Los Angeles Rams ranked No. 1 at $3.75 million, per Spotrac.

Cole, also 26, leads the NFL in gross punting average this season at 51.1 yards per punt. He has placed 22 of his 49 punts inside the opponent’s 20-yard line.

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