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GIORGIO TAVECCHIO RUMORS

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

Packers kicker Mason Crosby takes a pay cut

The Green Bay Packers and kicker Mason Crosby agreed on a restructured contract Thursday, reports Brian McIntyre of Shutdown Corner. Crosby was scheduled to earn $2.4 million in base salary during the 2013 season.  Under the restructured contract, Crosby will earn $800,000 in 
Via Sports-Glory
August 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Packers: Giorgio Tavecchio could still win kicking job

morning that kicker Giorgio Tavecchio had been released, it seemed that it was down to a two-man battle for that spot. However, even after releasing Tavecchio, the Packers haven't counted him out of the race. "We had a chance to visit this morning and what I told (Tavecchio) in a meeting, really, he's still part of the competition," coach Mike McCarthy said. "...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
August 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Packers release rookie kicker Giorgio Tavecchio

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- The results would indicate that the Green Bay Packers just released their most accurate field-goal kicker. Despite making 86 percent of his attempts in training camp, the Packers parted ways Monday with Giorgio Tavecchio. This does not guarantee that Mason Crosby will be Green Bay's kicker this year for a seventh consecutive season, however. Crosby is now...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
August 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Sergio? Packers' Giorgio Tavecchio hoping coach learns name soon

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Giorgio Tavecchio laughed it off, but it probably wasn't a good sign for the young Green Bay Packers kicker that coach Mike McCarthy didn't know his name.Sergio. That's what McCarthy called Tavecchio after Thursday's practice. Sergio is close to Giorgio, sure, but McCarthy would likely prefer that his bosses not refer to him as Mark in a public...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
August 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Packers' kicker preferred the other football

GREEN BAY, Wis. New Green Bay Packers kicker Giorgio Tavecchio had no interest in football growing up. He didn't watch it and he certainly didn't play it. Even a decade after moving to the United States, the Italian-born Tavecchio was still irritated by the sport as he reached his early teenage years. "To be honest, and I hate to say it, but I was the most anti-football...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
April 02, 2013  |  Discuss
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