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Texans Pass on Signing a Kicker

Neil Rackers on his tryout with the Texans: “We all hit the ball really well,but they told us they’re not ready 2 make a move at this point” — Mark Berman (@MarkBermanFox26) November 6, 2013   The Houston Texans worked out three kickers today bringing in veterans Neil Rackers, Shayne Graham and Justin Medlock to see if they would replace struggling Texans kicker Randy Bullock...
Via State of the Texans
November 05, 2013  |  3 Comments

Redskins sign kicker Billy Cundiff

The Washington Redskins have signed former Ravens kicker, Billy Cundiff and released place kicker Graham Gano, according to the Washington Post. The Redskins released Neil Rackers on Monday, who had been competing with Gano in training camp for the Redskins kicking' job. The Ravens released Cundiff on Sunday. Cundiff made 28 of 37 regular season field goals last year and has...
Via Sports-Glory
August 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Kicker gaffe! Neil Rackers insults 7 NFL divisions while talking up Redskins teammates

Open mouth, insert foot. That's what someone should be telling Redskins kicker Neil Rackers after he simultaneously insulted 28 NFL teams. In talking with, Rackers said, "I like the idea of NFC East football. It’s real football. I think it’s a team that’s got an opportunity to do some special things." Wait -- what? The NFC East, in my view...
Via This Given Sunday
July 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Redskins sign veteran kicker Rackers

Veteran free agent kicker Neil Rackers has signed with the Washington Redskins. Coach Mike Shanahan said Wednesday that Rackers will compete with Graham Gano to be this season's kicker. Rackers has played 12 seasons with Cincinnati, Arizona and Houston. He made 32 of 38 field goal attempts -- including 4 of 5 from 50-plus yards -- last year with the Texans. Gano went 31 for...
Via AP on Fox
April 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Washington Redskins Sign Veteran Kicker Neil Rackers

Fox 26 in Houston is reporting that former Houston Texans kicker Neil Rackers told them he is signing with the Washington Redskins.  "We're headed to Washington," Rackers said. "I visited with Coach Shanahan and Danny Smith (Special Teams) out there yesterday and really enjoyed what they had to say. I'll be competing for a job with Graham Gano, who is an established...
Via Sports-Glory
April 24, 2012  |  Discuss

Neil Rackers “Excited” To Sign With Washington Redskins

The Washington Redskins have signed kicker Neil Rackers, according to Mark Berman of FOX 26 in Houston. “We’re headed to Washington,” said Rackers, who spent the last two years in Houston. “I visited with Coach Shanahan and [special teams coach] Danny Smith out there [Monday] and really enjoyed what they had to say.  I’ll be competing for a job with Graham Gano, who is...
Via Gridiron Grit
April 24, 2012  |  Discuss

Free agent kicker Rackers signs with Redskins

Free agent kicker Neil Rackers has signed a one-year deal with the Washington Redskins. Rackers, contacted by phone by, said he could not wait any longer for a deal from the Texans. "We've spent two years in Houston and had promises for a year and a half of contract extensions," Rackers said. "(The Redskins) came to us with a one-year minimum...
Via Fox Sports Houston
April 24, 2012  |  Discuss

Source: Neil Rackers visits Redskins

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April 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Contract Talk: Neil Rackers

In this series we are going to look at the potential free agents of the Houston Texans, and figure out if they work into the plans for the coming years….   Considered a savior of some short Neil Rackers was signed to replace the much maligned Kris Brown in 2010 to help shore up an embarrassing kicking game. He actually had a kicking “competition” when he arrived in 2010...
Via State of the Texans
January 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Neil Rackers Struggling, Kubiak Not Worried Yet

Worried about the kicker spot for the Texans? Neil Rackers has had his issues as of late, but Gary Kubiak says as of now, he’s not worried about Rackers and his recent struggles. Texans placekicker Neil Rackers has missed six field goals, three more than last season. He missed a 49-yarder against Carolina. “Yes, I am,” coach Gary Kubiak said when asked if he’s concerned...
Via Texans Gab
December 20, 2011  |  Discuss
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