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Introducing kicker Connor Barth

The Denver Broncos have been searching for a kicker since early October. Head Coach John Fox was hoping it was a simple fix but it proved otherwise. The team released Pro-Bowl kicker Matt Prater October 3rd for seemingly his long list of disciplinary reasons and found swooped up Brandon McManus fro the New York Jets. Nether move went smoothly. Fox and company are hoping Connor Barth...
Via Mile High Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Is Connor Barth the Turning Point to Success?

Connor Barth. If saying that name doesn’t make you cringe somehow you might not be human. In a league full of players with names like Ziggy Hood, Frostee Rucker, Guy Whimper, and Captain Mutherlyn, there is a man named Connor Barth. Every time I say it I feel like I am cursing in German. I just know that the first 46-yard field goal that Barth doinks off the upright, Twitter will...
Via Pro Football Spot
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Broncos go with accuracy over leg strength

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) The Denver Broncos might be sacrificing some kick return yards in exchange for more accuracy between the uprights. ''We're about to find out,'' coach John Fox said Wednesday, 24 hours after the Broncos replaced first-year pro Brandon McManus with five-year pro Connor Barth. Barth is an 84 percent field goal kicker over his five seasons in...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Mile High Mailbag: Will Connor Barth fix the Broncos’ problems on special teams?

Happy Wednesday! Welcome to our weekly Mile High mailbag. I will be answering the best questions that we receive each week on Twitter. Got a thought, comment, or question that you’d like to voice? If you have something for us we would love to hear it. Send it to us @cover32_DEN and your tweet could be featured right here in the weekly column. They may have tested the hometown fans...
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Broncos Pick Barth Over Feely

The Denver Broncos chose to sign former Tampa kicker Connor Barth over former Arizona kicker Jay Feely, according to multiple reports. Barth had been out of work since 2012 and missed 2013 with a torn Achilles. Yet Denver thought he was the better choice. Brandon McManus was waived by Denver. Feely performed well according to what he said on Twitter. Disappointed not to sign with...
Via cover32 - Cardinals
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Broncos sign K Barth, waive struggling McManus

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. -- The Denver Broncos have switched kickers again, waiving first-year pro Brandon McManus and signing Connor Barth, who hasn't kicked in an NFL game since 2012. Barth, 28, won a competition with 38-year-old Jay Feely at the Broncos complex in suburban Denver on Tuesday. The Broncos were in the market for a new kicker after McManus clanked a 33-yard field goal off...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Broncos sign Connor Barth, waive Brandon McManus

The Broncos have made a change at kicker after Brandon McManus missed his fourth attempt of the season in Sunday’s win over the Dolphins. McManus, 23, was given the Broncos kicking duties after Matt Prater was suspended to start the season. Rather than bring back Prater at the end of his suspension the Broncos opted to keep McManus. Prater went on to sign with the Lions. On Tuesday...
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Broncos Waive K Brandon McManus, Sign K Connor Barth

Mike Klis of the Denver Post reports that the Broncos are signing veteran K Connor Barth.  ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports that the Denver Broncos have placed K Brandon McManus on waivers Tuesday. Jay Feely and Barth were the only two tryouts reported on Monday, but it appears as though Barth was the more impressive of the two. Barth, 28, signed on with the Chiefs as an undrafted...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Tampa Bay Buccaneers kicker Connor Barth not ranked top-20 in the 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...
Via cover32 - Buccaneers
August 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Sad but true: Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ Connor Barth not top-20 kicking fantasy option

With training camps underway, the NFL season is right around the corner. 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 each position, with updates from now until the start of the regular season...
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July 30, 2014  |  Discuss

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