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Kai Forbath is the latest in a long line of Washington kickers and he isn't worried about becoming another victim of the Redskins' revolving door at the position.
''I am (aware of it) and I'm hoping to stay here for a long time,'' said the 25-year-old Forbath, who was signed Tuesday to replace struggling veteran Billy Cundiff and is Washington's 19th kicker in 18 years.
Cundiff, 32, missed two 31-yard field goals and a 41-yard attempt during the past two games. He followed:
Eddie Murray (1995, 2000), Scott Blanton (1996-98), Chris Jacke (1997), David Akers (1998), Cary Blanchard (1998), Brett Conway (1999-2002), Michael Husted (2000), Scott Bentley (2000), Kris Heppner (2000), Jose Cortez (2002), James Tuthill (2002), John Hall (2003-06), Jeff Chandler (2004), Ola Kimrin (2004), Nick Novak (2005-06), Shaun Suisham (2006-09) and Graham Gano (2009-11).
Suisham's 50 games (including the 2007 playoff loss at Seattle) are the most by a Washington k...
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We generally cover football player news not glorified soccer player news but the fact remains that kickers are sort of people too and they play a role in fantasy football. So, here goes - Billy Cundiff (Charlie Brown) had the football pulled away from him by the Redskins (Lucy) and the new Charlie Brown is Kai Forbath.
The Baltimore Ravens decided to cut ties with K Billy Cundiff this preseason. Cundiff, once a top tier kicker in the league was beaten out by a rookie kicker during the Ravens preseason. Cundiff was quickly snapped up by the neighboring Washington Redskins but is now unemployed.Billy Cundiff missed the field goal in last year’s AFC Championship game which would have sent the game...
The Washington Redskins are expected to release kicker Billy Cundiff after the team signed Kai Forbath. Cundiff, who was cut by the Baltimore Ravens this spring, struggled for the Redskins this season. The former Pro Bowler hasn't been the same since missing a potential game-tying short field goal in the AFC championship game last season. The New England Patriots eventually...
After today’s practice, Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III says that he felt fine while on the field working with his teammates.“I felt fine. I haven’t had any bad symptoms,” said Griffin.Griffin still needs to clear another concussion test. We won’t know if he’s playing on Sunday until Friday.
Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III is still on track to start Sunday against the Minnesota Vikings.
Redskins coach Mike Shanahan said Griffin - who suffered a concussion last Sunday during a 24-17 loss to the Atlanta Falcons - looked ''good'' in practice Thursday.
Shanahan says ''there didn't look like there was any setback.''...
Now that the Washington Redskins have signed a new kicker, they’ve officially released Billy Cundiff, according to Zac Boyer of the Free Lance- Star.Cundiff is now out of a job after only making only two out of his last six field goal attempts.
Washington quarterback Robert Griffin III (concussion) took about 75-80 percent of the snaps in Thursday's practice and had no setbacks, according to John Keim of the Washington Examiner.Fantasy Spin:Griffin should be fine to start Sunday against the Vikings. He's experienced no major symptoms following his minor concussion in Week 5 and has been able to resume practicing...
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. Robert Griffin III's Sunday tweet declaring he'd play this weekend following his concussion in the Washington Redskins' 24-17 loss to the Atlanta Falcons is proving to be true.Griffin, the rookie sensation who has captivated the nation's capital, practiced Wednesday and is expected to start at quarterback when Washington (2-3) hosts the Minnesota...
Following the nasty hit he took during Sunday’s loss to the Atlanta Falcons, it appeared Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III
could miss significant time due to his head injury. However, Redskins coach
Mike Shanahan said yesterday that he was optimistic Griffin could return this
week, reports Gregg Rosenthal of NFL.com:
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