Matt Prater: I haven't had a drink in six weeks

The Detroit Lions organization found itself in a dire situation after the team had no choice but to cut Alex Henery after the kicker missed all three field goal attempts in Detroit’s 17-14 loss to the Buffalo Bills last Sunday. It left the team this week scrambling to find a replacement for Henery, who the […] The post New Detroit Lions kicker Matt Prater says he hasn’t had...
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October 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions: What went wrong in the loss to the Bills

The Detroit Lions lost 17-14 to the Buffalo Bills on Sunday, in what can only be described as an embarrassing defeat. In a game where Alex Henery missed all three of his field goal tries, the Bills’ Dan Carpenter provided a fitting knockout blow by drilling the game-winning 58-yarder right down the middle with four seconds remaining. Despite leading 14-3 with only 16 minutes and...
October 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Lions waive kicker Alex Henery

The Detroit Lions announced that they have waived K Alex Henery on Monday. The #Lions have released Alex Henery, Jim Caldwell announced. — Detroit Lions (@Lions) October 6, 2014 This should come as no surprise given that Henery missed three field goals in Sunday’s Week 5 loss to the Bills. Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press reported that Detroit has another kicker workout...
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October 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Eagles Possible Replacements for Alex Henery (Cause He’s Definitely Getting Cut)

Embattled Eagles placekicker Alex Henery missed a chipshot 31-yard field goal in Thursday’s preseason game against the Steelers, which might be the last nail in the coffin for the former 4th round pick.  Despite his high draft position and success in his first two seasons, Henery made only 67% of attempts from 40-yards or beyond last […] The post Eagles Possible Replacements...
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August 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Eagles kicker Alex Henery ranked 2nd best in NFL…

… In fantasy that is, but maybe in real life as well. With a week of preseason games now in the books, the 2014 NFL season is officially underway. And that can only mean one thing: Fantasy football drafts are about to start happening. In order to get a jump on the competition, it’s never to early to start putting together a draft board. To help the cause, cover32 will be ranking...
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August 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Kicking Alex Henery: who to blame for Eagles playoff loss?

When things go wrong in the NFL playoffs it’s only natural to try to pin the blame on somebody. For example, let’s say that the Eagles lose a playoff game by two points. During that game their kicker missed a field goal. Field goals are worth three points. Simple math indicates that if only the stupid kicker had done his job the Eagles would have advanced, right? Wrong. Of course...
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July 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Don’t expect Carey Spear (Murderleg) to take Alex Henery’s spot

The 2013 season ended with a tough playoff loss for the Philadelphia Eagles, but the franchise entered the offseason with a largely optimistic outlook both within the organization and amongst its fanbase. But one player who saw the tide turn against him in 2013 was kicker Alex Henery. Special teams became an issue for the team, and was largely responsible for the team’s loss to...
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June 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Eagles Sign Kicker Alex Henery To An Extension

Photo: Wikipedia Commons Eagles kicker Alex Henery had a down year in 2013.  With just an 82.1 field goal percentage last season, Henery ranked 22nd in the league among kickers.  The down year caused many Eagles fans to be down on Henery.  However, a report this morning says that Henery will be sticking around. Dave Mangels of Bleeding Green Nation reports: Alex Henery has been...
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April 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Mailbag: Henery’s future, free agency and Bill Davis

Thank you to everyone who sent us questions this week via e-mail. We appreciate the involvement as we wind down towards the end of the NFL season. They’re going to cut Alex Henery, right? – Dale from Sellersville I wouldn’t say they’ll cut him, but I fully expect them to bring in some competition. Henery’s stats aren’t all that bad, it’s just his misses stand out a...
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January 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Eagles Would Be Wise to Part Ways with Alex Henery

Alex Henery's struggles against the Saints both kicking field goals and getting deep kickoffs were a microcosm for his 2013 and the reason the Eagles likely will move in a new direction. (Image courtesy of The frigid temperatures of Lambeau Field didn't seem to impact kickers Phil Dawson or Mason crosby on Sunday afternoon. In spite of temperatures in the single digits...
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January 06, 2014  |  Discuss

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