Billy Cundiff knew his job was on the line. At least he had a sense of humor about it.
In a year in which NFL kickers have been making field goals with record accuracy, Cundiff missed three in a tight game. He knew he would get one more chance as he watched Robert Griffin III drive the Washington Redskins down the field, trailing by one.
''I was joking with a guy on the sidelines: `Well, I'm going to get a game-winner. Just know this - I'm going to make it. If don't make it, just know that it's my last time wearing Redskins gear,''' Cundiff said.
Cundiff is still wearing burgundy and gold, having put the 41-yarder through the uprights with 3 seconds to play in Sunday's 24-22 win over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
''Thank you,'' Cundiff said. ''I kept saying, `Thank you God' for giving me a chance to go out there and prove that the other kicks were just a fluke. ... Each time they got a chunk of yards I was even more and more confident knowing this was going to be my chance. And as I...