Originally posted on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 11/19/11
A groin injury will keep kicker Dan Carpenter out of the Miami Dolphins' game against the Buffalo Bills on Sunday.

Carpenter tried to work through the injury in practice but was officially downgraded to out Saturday morning. The Dolphins wasted no time finding a replacement, signing veteran kicker Shayne Graham to take his place Sunday.

Carpenter, 25, has hit on 18 of 22 field-goal attempts so far this season, including 2-of-3 in last week's game against Washington.

Graham, 33, hit all 12 of his field-goal tries for the New England Patriots last season. The Dolphins will be his fifth NFL club.
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