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The Miami Dolphins signed veteran kicker Nate Kaeding on Friday. The Dolphins placed kicker Dan Carpenter on injured reserve due to sustaining a right groin injury.
Kaeding joins the Dolphins (6-8) following a nine-year stint with the San Diego Chargers (2004-12).
This season, the two-time Pro Bowl kicker saw action in three games and connected on seven-of-seven field goal attempts and was six-of-six on points after touchdowns.
For his career, Kaeding has converted 180 out of 207 field goal attempts (87.0 percent) and 349-of-351 points after touchdowns (99.4 percent). The 6-0, 187-pound kicker holds a career-long field goal of 57 yards.
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“He (Kaeding) has demonstrated a record of success as a kicker in this league,” said Dolphins’ head coach Joe Philbin. “He’s hard worker. He’s a true professional and I’m sure he’ll do a great job for us.”
Kaeding’s 87.0 percent conversion rate makes him the most accurate kicker in NFL history.
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The Dolphins will have a new kicker for their final two games of the regular season, with two-time Pro Bowl selection Nate Kaeding replacing Dan Carpenter, who was put on injured reserve because of a groin injury.