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Graham Gano has won the Redskins' kicking job for now with the release of Neil Rackers on Monday, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter. The Redskins signed the veteran Rackers during the offseason to provide competition for Gano, who has a big leg but has been inconsistent through his first three seasons. Rackers made one of his two field-goal attempts during the preseason, while Gano has yet to try one through three games. However, Gano did get touchbacks on 2 of 6 kickoffs while Rackers was 1 of 4 in that category. Gano has made 59 of 80 (73.8 percent) career field-goal attempts.
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Graham Gano thought he outlasted the competition in Washington. But he was unceremoniously dumped after the Redskins invested in the Ravens' trash.
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...
The Washington Redskins have signed former Ravens kicker, Billy Cundiff and released place kicker Graham Gano, according to the Washington Post.
The Redskins released Neil Rackers on Monday, who had been competing with Gano in training camp for the Redskins kicking' job.
The Ravens released Cundiff on Sunday.
Cundiff made 28 of 37 regular season field goals last year and has...
Incumbent Graham Gano has beaten out Neil Rackers in the competition for the Washington Redskins kicking job.
Rackers was among the first round of cuts Monday as the Redskins trimmed their roster to 75 players.
Gano won a competition that was mainly decided on the practice field. The Redskins attempted only two field goals in their first three preseason games, both by Rackers....
I have relatives who are still mad that the Washington Redskins released Art Monk. News yesterday that the Redskins fired fan favorite Chris Cooley ignited a bombshell.
Greg Trippiedi warned me this might happen, but there is still a funereal air around Redskins Park. Poor Captain Chaos might be grappling with the first or second stage of grief (denial and anger). The death analogy...
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 Ravens.
Gano was released and Cundiff signed by the Redskins on Tuesday, according to a person familiar with the situation who spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because...
The Washington Redskins made two surprised cuts a day after the roster had to be reduced to 75. The first was the announcement that Graham Gano didn't win the kicking competition with Neil Rackers. Instead he too received the boot and the team brought in Billy Cundiff, formally of the Baltimore Ravens. The Skins also released fan favorite, Chris Cooley, who shouldn't...
It's an active week for the Washington Redskins who made their first moves to trim the 2012 roster. Lets get you caught up.
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In the biggest news, neither free agent place kicker Neil Rackers, nor incumbent Graham Gano made the team. Washington released Rackers, and then they signed Billy Cundiff, late of the Baltimore Ravens. The Redskins...
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