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He lifted the New York Giants to Super Bowl berths with clutch kicks in the 2008 and 2012 NFC Championship games, and now placekicker Lawrence Tynes starts a new chapter of his career in Tampa Bay. Find out if Big Blue will miss the departure of their long-time special teams standout.
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The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have announced that they’ve lost kicker Connor Barth for the season with a torn Achilles. They’ve signed former Giants kicker Lawrence Tynes.
Breaking news from One Buc Place: K Connor Barth will miss the season due to a torn Achilles tendon. Bucs have signed K Lawrence Tynes.
— Tampa Bay Buccaneers (@TBBuccaneers) July 17, 2013
Connor Barth will...
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The Tampa Bay Buccaneers signed kicker Lawrence Tynes after regular kicker Connor Barth tore his Achilles tendon during a charity basketball game and was declared out for the season.
BR> Tynes was a 2012 Pro Bowl alternate.
Barth will be placed on the reserve/non-football injury list