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Chargers mocked over latest kicking woes

The Los Angeles Chargers’ thoroughly rotten luck with kickers this season continues, and the Internet is definitely showing them zero mercy.The Bolts put kicker Nick Novak on injured reserve Saturday and promoted Travis Coons to the active roster, marking yet another change at the position. Before the season, the team controversially cut Josh Lambo for Younghoe Koo. They later cut...
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 03, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: Chargers work out three kickers, including Younghoe Koo

Weeks after cutting Younghoe Koo following a brutal start to his NFL career, the Los Angeles Chargers reportedly brought him back for a workout. According to Field Yates of ESPN, Koo, Andrew Franks and Jason Myers were all brought in Friday. Nick Novak, who was brought in as Koo’s replacement, has been dealing with an ankle injury. However, the Chargers have been saying he’s going...
Via Sportsnaut
October 27, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: Roberto Aguayo, Younghoe Koo among kickers working out for Panthers

Carolina is keeping the dream alive for an embattled kicker or two.Mike Garafolo of NFL Network reported on Tuesday that the Panthers, in the wake of the recent knee injury to Graham Gano, are working out a number of different placekickers, including both Roberto Aguayo and Younghoe Koo. Aguayo, whose trials and tribulations at the professional level are well-known, is now looking...
Via Larry Brown Sports
October 24, 2017  |  Discuss

Chargers waive Younghoe Koo, bring back Nick Novak

Younghoe Koo became one of the best stories of the offseason when the rookie beat out Josh Lambo to win the Los Angeles Chargers’ kicking job, but things did not go as he hoped they would.On Thursday, the Chargers announced that they have waived Koo and signed Nick Novak, who was previously with the team from 2011-2014. Koo made only 3-of-6 field goals through the Chargers’ first...
Via Larry Brown Sports
October 05, 2017  |  Discuss

Ten thoughts after NFL Week 3

It was an amazing week for the NFL in so many ways. Sunday turned out to be one of the best days of action in a long time, even with a giant elephant sitting in front of the television.$.01— The only game pitting undefeated teams lived up to its billing in Detroit. The Lions and Falcons played a thoroughly entertaining contest befitting two of the best teams in the NFC. It’s a shame...
Via RealGM - NBA
September 25, 2017  |  Discuss

Each team's player with most to prove in NFL Week 3

The NFL season is still in its embryonic stage. Just two weeks in, we’re still trying to figure out which teams are pretenders, which teams are contenders, and so on.For players who started the year badly, there’s still time to turn it around. However, that time runs out quickly. The central question to the NFL is “What have you done for me lately?” Performances from past years only...
Via Sportsnaut
September 22, 2017  |  Discuss

Quick strikes from Week 2 of the NFL: The Broncos are back

Harv Aronson of The Sports Post breaks down what you need to know about all the Week 2 action.Week 2 of NFL action is in the books and you have to wonder, what is with all the blowouts?16 games from Thursday to Monday night and nine of them—more than half—were decided by 11 points or more. These included a 25-point wipe out of the Jets by Oakland. 16 points separated the victorious...
Via The Sports Post
September 19, 2017  |  Discuss

Top takeaways from Sunday's Week 2 NFL action

Week 2 of the NFL season didn’t necessarily provide us with the drama of opening weekend. Seven of the games on Sunday ended in relatively lopsided manner, with the New England Patriots and Oakland Raiders burying their opponents in a big way.The same cannot be said for the Seattle Seahawks and Carolina Panthers, who put up stinkers in narrow wins against bad teams. Meanwhile, the...
Via Sportsnaut
September 18, 2017  |  Discuss

WATCH: Chargers mistakenly fire cannon after kicker misses game-winning field goal

The Chargers played their first game in Los Angeles since before the AFL-NFL merger, and there were some kinks that members of the stadium staff needed to work out, apparently.When the team played in San Diego, they had a man who operated their cannon. “Cannon Man” would fire the cannon from the southwest corner of Qualcomm Stadium after every Chargers scoring play and victory —...
Via The Sports Daily
September 18, 2017  |  Discuss

Korean kicker Younghoe Koo wins Chargers’ kicking job

The Los Angeles Chargers will have a new kicker in the upcoming season.The Chargers released Josh Lambo and will go with Younghoe Koo, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter. Koo, 23, went undrafted out of Georgia Southern. He will be replacing Lambo, who converted exactly 26 of 32 kicks (81.3 percent) and missed four extra points each of the past two seasons.Koo only moved to the United...
Via Larry Brown Sports
September 02, 2017  |  Discuss

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