Found January 08, 2013 on
NFL Injury Report:
With kicker Steve Hauschka questionable after injuring he
left calf during Sunday’s win over the Washington Redskins, the Seattle
Seahawks are lining up alternative options in case he’s unable to go against
the Atlanta Falcons this weekend, reports Ed Werder of ESPN.
With K Steven Hauschka questionable, Seahawks bringing in Ryan Longwell, Neil Rackers and other kickers for tryouts
— Ed Werder (@Edwerderespn) January 7, 2013
Hauschka injured his calf during Sunday night’s game, which
limited him to extra points and field goals, while punter Jon Ryan took over
kickoff duties. At one point it appeared Ryan could take over as kicker, as he
was practicing for field goals on the sidelines, but Hauschka remained in the
In case Hauschka is unable to suit up against the Falcons,
the Seahawks are set to work out several kickers as possible replacements.
Among the group of kickers Seattle will try out are Ryan Longwell and Neil
Hauschka made 24 of his 27 attempted field goals this season
while going 46-of-48 on extra points. He’s known for his booming foot that has
proven valuable on kickoffs.
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