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Dan Carpenter was set to visit the Cleveland Browns for their vacant kicker spot on Tuesday.
Instead of visiting the Browns, Carpenter signed with the Buffalo Bills on Monday.
Carpenter, 27, played with the Miami Dolphins last year. He went to camp with the New York Jets but was cut in favor of Nick Folk.
The Bills lost rookie kicker Dustin Hopkins to an injured groin on Monday and quickly pounced on Carpenter. It is unknown if the Bills will place Hopkins on injured reserve or not.
Now that Carpenter is off the table the Browns are still in need of a option at kicker. Billy Cundiff was known to be one of the other kickers that the Browns were planning to work out on Tuesday. It is safe to assume that the Browns are in panic mode now and will attempt to find someone to kick against Cundiff.
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Kicker Dan Carpenter's cross-country search to land an NFL job is now taking him to the Buffalo Bills.
A person familiar with negotiations confirmed Monday evening that Carpenter is on his way to Buffalo for a tryout with the Bills. The person spoke on the condition of anonymity because the team has not made an announcement.
ESPN.com first reported the Bills' interest in...
The Cleveland Browns cut Shayne Graham on Saturday leaving no kickers on their 53-man roster.
Graham had been brought in to fill the shoes of Phil Dawson who left in the off-season. Instead the Browns opted to get the 12-year veteran go even as he was 4-for-4 in preseason kicks. The Browns also cut rookie Brandon Bogotay.
#Browns expected to have kicker competition between Dan Carpenter...
The Browns are bringing in Pro Bowl kickers Dan Carpenter and Billy Cundiff for tryouts on Tuesday.
After terminating veteran Shayne Graham's contract and releasing rookie Brandon Bogotay over the weekend, the Browns don't have a kicker less than one week before their opener against Miami.
Carpenter was released by Miami, Arizona and the New York Jets last month.
BY NICK ST. DENISAt least Dan Carpenter can say he traveled well.The veteran kicker is now on his third AFC East team in as many weeks, officially signing with the Buffalo Bills Tuesday. The Miami Dolphins released Carpenter in mid-August, and the New York Jets acquired his services last week after he was signed and cut by the Arizona Cardinals.Carpenter didn't last but four...
Adam Schefter reports that Buffalo Bills have signed K Dan Carpenter.
Carpenter, 27, had a work out scheduled with the Browns for tomorrow, but an injury to Dustin Hopkins clearly impacted the Bills decision to get a deal done now.
Carpenter has already been on three different rosters (Dolphins, Cardinals and Jets) this offseason, but given the Bills current situation, it...
Scott Petrak reports that the Browns will work out free agent K Dan Carpenter on Tuesday.
Mary Kay Cabot reports that Billy Cundiff will also be in attendance tomorrow for the Browns competition.
Petrak adds that Cleveland will also bring in some other free agent kickers to compete with Carpenter who recently released by the Jets.
The Browns surprisingly parted with Shayne Graham...
The Pat Shurmur coaching staff/Mike Holmgren front office combination that Cleveland Browns fans endured for the past two seasons was an unequivocal disaster. Most of the regimes in the franchise’s expansion era (since 1999) also fit this bill perfectly.
With that history of incompetence in mind, Clevelanders were predictably excited when the team, now under the new Jimmy Haslam...
The Cleveland Browns on Tuesday agreed to terms on a contract with Billy Cundiff.
Cundiff, a 6-1, 212-pound kicker in his eighth NFL season out of Drake, has appeared in 106 career regular-season contests. He has connected on 139 of 184 (75.5 percent) career field-goal attempts and 217 of 218 (99.5 percent) extra points. He has scored 634 career points in the regular season and has...
The Browns have reached agreement on a contract with former Pro Bowl kicker Billy Cundiff, who has just a few days to prepare for the season opener.
Cundiff, who previously kicked for Cleveland, auditioned Tuesday for the Browns. The team needed a kicker just four days before playing Miami after terminating veteran Shayne Graham's contract and releasing rookie Brandon Bogotay...
Veteran NFL kickers Dan Carpenter and Billy Cundiff will compete tomorrow for the Cleveland Browns vacancy at the kicker position, according to multiple media reports.
The news about Carpenter, a five-year kicker for the Miami Dolphins, was first reported by the Elyria Chronicle-Telegram’s Scott Petrak (tweet). That initial tweet noted that Carpenter will participate in a competition...
Place-kicker Billy Cundiff has been signed by the Cleveland Browns.Fantasy Spin:Cundiff was 7-for-12 last season with Washington. He has a career field goal rate of 75.5 percent. He'll certainly have trouble living up to the level of the Browns' kicker from 1999-2012, Phil Dawson, who hit 29-of-31 last season and owned a career 84 percent success rate oon field goals.