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A person familiar with the move says the Washington Redskins have released kicker Graham Gano and replaced him with Billy Cundiff.
The person told The Associated Press about the move Tuesday on condition of anonymity because the team had yet to make a formal announcement. The move comes one day after Gano had appeared to win the kicking job. His lone competition, Neil Rackers, was cut on Monday.
Cundiff was cut Sunday by the Baltimore Ravens, who decided to keep rookie Justin Tucker.
Cundiff made the Pro Bowl in 2010, but last season he missed a potential game-tying, 32-yarder against New England in the waning seconds of the AFC title game.
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In his last meaningful action as a member of the Baltimore Ravens, PK Billy Cundiff missed a 32 yard field goal which would have tied the AFC Championship Game against the New England Patriots. On Sunday, the Ravens sent Cundiff packing as the team started to make roster moves in order to reach the 75-man roster limit by 4 p.m. Monday.
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A person familiar with the decision says kicker Billy Cundiff has been released by the Baltimore Ravens.
The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the move has not been announced by the team.
Cundiff lost the job to rookie Justin Tucker, who went 5 for 5 on field goals in three preseason games, including two kicks from at least 50 yards.
One day after he appeared to win the Washington Redskins kicking
job, Graham Gano is out of work. His replacement is Billy Cundiff,
who spent two days unemployed after getting cut by the Baltimore
The Ravens have parted ways with former Pro Bowl kicker Billy Cundiff.Fantasy Spin:Cundiff had a nice run with Baltimore but unfortunately he'll probably be most remembered for shanking an easy 32-yard attempt that would have sent last season's AFC Championship game into overtime. With Cundiff gone, rookie Justin Tucker will now handle the kicking duties for the Ravens.
The writing may have been on the wall when rookie Justin Tucker played the full game in the Ravens 48-17 win over the Jacksonville Jaguars Thursday night.
The Ravens showed their cards Sunday afternoon when they announced they have released veteran kicker Billy Cundiff. Cundiff will be best known in Baltimore for missing a game-tying field goal against the Patriots in last season’s...
On his first full day on the job as the kicker for the Washington Redskins, Billy Cundiff made three of four field goal attempts - and was booed for the one he missed - making him the only first-stringer to do something noteworthy in Wednesday night's 30-3 win over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
Cundiff, signed Tuesday after the Redskins cut Graham Gano, converted from 39, 27 and...
LANDOVER, Md. (AP) -- On his first full day on the job as the kicker for the Washington Redskins, Billy Cundiff made three of four field goal attempts -- and was booed for the one he missed -- making him the only first-stringer to do something noteworthy in Wednesday night's 30-3 win over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
Cundiff, signed Tuesday after the Redskins cut Graham Gano, converted...