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DEREK DIMKE RUMORS & GOSSIP

Five things we learned from the New Orleans Saints only preseason loss

There isn’t always much to be gained from preseason games, especially the last one of the campaign. However, we gave it the old college try and attempted to glean some information from the Saints sole preseason loss against Baltimore. 5.) They really didn’t like Shayne Graham or Derek Dimke I mean, how do you lead two guys along throughout the whole offseason only to cut both...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

Game Recap: New Orleans Saints falter in meaningless game

The Saints faltered in their last preseason matchup against the Ravens, losing 22-13. MVP – Derek Dimke In a move I certainly didn’t see coming, Derek Dimke kicked both of the Saints’ field goals against the Ravens on Thursday. In a game that – let’s be honest – doesn’t mean a whole lot, I think we got the best glimpse at the finish to a position battle from that fact...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

Does Derek Dimke have a shot at being the Saints’ 2014 kicker?

When the Saints re-signed Shayne Graham to a contract earlier this offseason and they neglected to draft or sign anyone as an undrafted rookie free agent, I assumed the job was going to pretty much be handed to the veteran. All signs point towards that, and while he struggled under mighty weather conditions in Seattle in the Saints final 2013 season playoff game, he was also a hero...
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May 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Lindell wins Bucs kicking competition

Rian Lindell has bettered Derek Dimke in Tampa Bay's kicking competition, a source told FOX Sports. Following his release by Buffalo earlier this month after 10 years there and 13 NFL seasons overall, Lindell was signed by the Buccaneers to press the untested Dimke during the preseason. Lindell, 36, distanced himself from Dimke during Tampa Bay's preseason finale against...
Via Fox Sports
August 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Dimke's aggressiveness may give him an edge over Tynes

    The Bucs had a veteran placekicker, they were just trying to do better. There was an issue with the percentages FGs of 50+ yards. The Veteran kicker had the NFL's 2nd longest game winning FG in the record books.  But he also had a nagging injury throughout  the preseason, and he lost out on a chance to compete for his job, which everyone considered...
Via Buc Stop
August 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Jets sign kicker Derek Dimke

The Jets have signed kicker Derek Dimke to a three year deal, according to ProFootballTalk. His agent,, also tweeted out the news earlier today. Congrats to the newest member of #Jets, K @ddimke13Derek Dimke! Perfect in camp w/ #Lions in ’12; a top K at @coachzauner w/o in march! — Paul Sheehy (@ProStarSports) April 11, 2013 Dimke was last seen in the NFL kicking for the Detriot...
Via Pro Football Zone
April 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Consistent Hanson enters 21st season with Lions

ALLEN PARK, Mich. -- Derek Dimke makes Jason Hanson feel old. Dimke, a rookie kicker in the Detroit Lions' camp, was in diapers the first time Hanson put on a NFL uniform. Hanson, entering his 21st season in the league, made his debut with the Lions in 1992. Dimke was 2 years old. It's no wonder that Dimke felt like he had to call Hanson "Sir" when he first met...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
July 31, 2012  |  Discuss
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