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On the Packers' first punt in the first quarter, Ginn muffed the ball and Green Bay recovered, but because of a fair catch interference penalty, the Saints maintained possession.
Travis Benjamin had a fair catch with defenders 10 yards away; caught a punt inside the 10.
Wide receiver Jarvis Landry fielded all three punts Sunday, a week after Grant fumbled on a fair catch.
But New Orleans got a break and retained possession when the Packers' Josh Jones was whistled for fair catch interference.
And that's why Maulet, a Bonnabel High graduate, was so glad Reynolds didn't call for a fair catch.
There was another K-State 37-yard punt return, an off day for punter Cole Moos and a personal foul penalty on KU for blocking out of bounds while the Jayhawks were attempting a fair catch.
The cockiness and arrogance was also rooted in a game-changing fumble from punt returner Ryan Switzer, who made was a decision to not fair catch the ball in traffic at the 17.
Nyakwol was flagged for the fair catch infraction and ejected for targeting.
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