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Second-Year Spotlight: Cairo Santos

 The Kansas City Chiefs look to improve after missing the playoffs in 2015. It is common to see a player’s biggest improvements after their first season. This is a reoccurring theme at every level of football. The Second-Year Spotlight will feature second year players and discuss their ability to help the Chiefs in 2015. We will discuss the upsides and downsides to every player...
Via Pro Football Spot
4 days ago  |  Discuss

It might get loud: That noise you hear is Santos pushing Succop at Chiefs camp

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- BOOM! Cairo Santos turns heads. No. Wait. THUD! He wounds ears. It's a brontosaurus in a tutu, dancing through the tulips. No. Hang on. THOOM! It's like Thor taking that giant hammer of his and playing table tennis with your head. Yeah. That's it. THUD! "With no wind, or indoors, (the range is) 60," Santos, the rookie kicker who's been one of the talking points...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
July 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Tulane Kicker Cairo Santos A Possible Rookie Target for Saints?

I've been saying long and loud that the Saints need to have a serious kicker competition this camp. If Shayne Graham wins the competition, he was recently re-signed by the way, then fine. But I want him to have to earn it. Currently the Saints have Graham and youngster Derek Dimke from Illinois. Dimke, 23, has had try outs with three other teams but has yet to make a real NFL game...
Via The Saints Nation
February 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Tulane falls to ULL 24-21 in New Orleans Bowl

Tulane appeared to have overcame a jittery start to its first bowl game in 11 years, only to be stunned by a cruel ending to kicker Cairo Santos' otherwise distinguished college career Orleans Darkwa scored three touchdowns as the Green Wave rallied from a 21-0 deficit, but Santos' 48-yard field goal try in the final seconds missed wide left, and Tulane fell 24-21 to Louisiana-Lafayette...
Via AP on Fox
December 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Video: Here Is Cairo Santos’ 48-Yard Field Goal That Sailed Wide Left To Give UL-Lafayette The Win

Tulane’s first bowl appearance since 2002 didn’t go exactly as planned by the Green Wave, but it was one seriously entertaining game. Louisiana-Lafayette got off to an incredible start and blew open a 21-0 early in the second quarterback, but Tulane hadn’t come this far to simply roll over. The Green Wave fought back admirably, tying the game 21-21 in the third quarter after...
Via College Spun
December 22, 2013  |  Discuss

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