DEREK DIMKE RUMORS & GOSSIP

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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