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GIORGIO TAVECCHIO RUMORS

Raiders sign K Giorgio Tavecchio

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) The Oakland Raiders have signed free-agent kicker Giorgio Tavecchio. The move, which the team announced Tuesday, will give Oakland an offseason backup to Sebastian Janikowski. Tavecchio played one preseason game for the Raiders last summer, kicking a pair of 47-yard field goals against Seattle. He has also spent time in training camps with San Francisco, Green...
Via AP on Fox
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Lions cut K Tavecchio, CB Green, QB Franklin

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) The Detroit Lions have decided to give seventh-round pick Nate Freese a chance to kick for them this season. Detroit cut kicker Giorgio Tavecchio, who was competing with Freese for the job. The Lions also released cornerback Jonte Green and put safety DeJon Gomes on injured reserve Monday with a neck injury to trim their roster to 75. Green was a sixth-round...
Via AP on Fox
August 25, 2014  |  Discuss

CB Jonte Green and K Giorgio Tavecchio among the Lions roster cuts

The Lions have completed their roster trim-down to 75 players ahead of Thursday’s 4 PM ET deadline according to DetroitLions.com. Two notable cuts include for 2012 6th-round draft pick CB Jonte Green and K Giorgio Tavecchio. Green, who played in 24 games over the past two season with the Lions found himself behind Darius Slay, Rashean Mathis, Bill Bentley, Nevin Lawson, Cassius...
Via The Majors Detroit
August 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Lions' kicking competition heating up

If this kicking competition for the Detroit Lions comes down to making coffee for the veterans, Nate Freese is in serious trouble. His competitor, Giorgio Tavecchio, has impressed some of the vets like center Dominic Raiola by making them coffee in the locker room during training camp. "He's a coffee connoisseur," Raiola said. "He brings us beans from Italy. He's got some custom...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
August 12, 2014  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Detroit Lions training camp report

Art Regner and Dave Dye discuss the issues surrounding the Detroit Lions' kicking game, as Nate Freese and Giorgio Tavecchio continue to compete for the starting job.  
Via Fox Sports Detroit
July 31, 2014  |  Discuss
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