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Kicker Connor Barth excited to rejoin Buccaneers

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) Connor Barth didn't wait for a phone call to let the Tampa Bay Buccaneers know he was interested in being the answer to their kicking woes that have contributed to another slow start. Instead, the eighth-year pro who's the most accurate field goal kicker in franchise history took to social media - all in fun, he insisted Wednesday - to let his old team know he was...
Via AP on Fox
October 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Buccaneers give kicker Connor Barth another shot

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) -- The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have signed kicker Connor Barth for a third stint with the team. Barth's signing was announced Tuesday, one day after rookie Kyle Brindza was released after going 2 for 7 on field-goal attempts with two missed extra points the past two games. Barth is an eighth-year pro who's made 85.3 percent of his field-goal tries (116 of 136). He's...
Via AP on Fox
October 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Buccaneers give kicker Connor Barth another shot

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) -- The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have signed kicker Connor Barth for a third stint with the team. Barth's signing was announced Tuesday, one day after rookie Kyle Brindza was released after going 2 for 7 on field-goal attempts with two missed extra points the past two games. Barth is an eighth-year pro who's made 85.3 percent of his field-goal tries (116 of 136). He's...
Via Fox Sports Florida
October 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Kicker Connor Barth re-joins struggling Buccaneers

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have signed kicker Connor Barth for a third stint with the team. Barth's signing was announced Tuesday, one day after rookie Kyle Brindza was released after going 2 for 7 on field-goal attempts with two missed extra points the past two games. Barth is an eighth-year pro who's made 85.3 percent of his field-goal tries (116 of 136). He's converted...
Via AP on Fox
October 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Buccaneers Sign K Connor Barth

ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports that the Buccaneers are re-signing K Connor Barth to a contract on Tuesday. According to Rick Stroud, Barth receives a two-year contract from Tampa Bay. The Buccaneers brought in a handful of kickers for tryouts today including Randy Bullock, Kai Forbath, and Billy Cundiff. However, it appears as though Barth managed to outshine his competition for...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
October 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Brandon McManus is out kicking expectations

Just a few brief months ago the Denver Broncos kicking competition was in full swing. Connor Barth and Brandon McManus were kicking record-breaking field goals, albeit in training camp and the team wasn’t sure if they had two NFL kickers or none. Now, through four weeks of a difficult NFL season, the Broncos boast arguably, the best kicker in the NFL. McManus did not just save...
Via Mile High Sports
October 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Broncos kicker Brandon McManus was Denver’s MVP of Week 1

  Last year was a tough one for Denver Broncos kicker Brandon McManus. The 24-year old was known to have a strong leg but his accuracy left much to be desired. He missed four of his first 13 attempts, including two of 50+ yards, and was replaced by veteran Connor Barth during field goal situations. Fast forward to 2015 and McManus entered this season with something to prove. He...
Via BSN Denver
September 14, 2015  |  Discuss

MHS Rapid React: Special teams improved…ish

In a game that featured a total of eight field goal attempts and eight punts, specials teams were much of the story in the Broncos-49ers preseason Week 3 matchup. With former kicker Connor Barth now in Tampa Bay and the job fully Brandon McManus’s, it appeared that at least one aspect of the special teams phase had been decided. But it was another rocky game for the returners,...
Via Mile High Sports
August 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Barth rejoins Buccaneers after being released in Denver

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) Kicker Connor Barth is back with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers after being released by the Denver Broncos and re-signing with his old team. Coach Lovie Smith reiterated Thursday he's always looking for ways to potentially improve the roster. Barth's return creates competition the remainder of the preseason for incumbent Patrick Murray. Barth made better than 84 percent...
Via AP on Fox
August 27, 2015  |  Discuss

VIDEO- Now that Money is right, Put K CONNOR BARTH back as Tampa Bay Buccaneers Placekicker before its too late!

In what may be looked back on as a critical move, Lovie Smith and Jason Licht have brought back the Tampa Bay Buccaneers most accurate placekicker in its history Wednesday, just two days after the guy who replaced him missed an extra point, a Field Goal, and went 1 of 2 the week before! Now cut your ties with Murray and thank your lucky stars; you got lucky the last time to cut a...
Via Buc Stop
August 27, 2015  |  Discuss

“Kicking” around some ideas at Dove Valley

  There’s a revolving door in Denver so far this preseason with anyone whose profession has to do with their leg. Out is Connor Barth who was a great late-season addition last year to come in and do what Brandon McManus couldn’t do: Kick makeable field goals. Instead, the Broncos decided to stick with McManus as the kickoff man and place kicker due to his improved accuracy with...
Via BSN Denver
August 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Connor Barth rejoins Buccaneers on two-year deal

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are still making moves, this time, they've decided to bulk up the kicking competition before the season. While Patrick Murray was expected to be the man, Tampa has thrown a wrench into the plans.According to Zac Al-Khateeb of Sporting News, the Bucs have brought back kicker Connor Barth. The team signed him on a two-year deal and Aaron Wilson of the National...
Via Fox Sports
August 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Bucs Bring Back Connor Barth

After missing an extra point and another field goal during Tampa Bay’s Monday night game against the Cincinnati Bengals, kicker Patrick Murray now faces competition from a familiar foe. The Bucs signed Connor Barth to a two-year deal Wednesday night, as reported by the Tampa Bay Times’ Greg Auman. The deal, reportedly worth up to $2.75 million, brings Barth back to Tampa, where...
Via Pro Football Spot
August 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Bucs bring back kicker Connor Barth

After kicker Patrick Murray struggled Monday night with extra points, the Bucs felt they needed to act quickly and brought back a familiar face.  After being released earlier on Wednesday by the Denver Broncos, former kicker Connor Barth has been re-signed by Tampa Bay. The deal is believed to be for two years. Connor Barth joining the Buccaneers on two-year, $2.75 million maximum...
Via The Bay Cave
August 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Buccaneers Signing K Connor Barth

Albert Breer of NFL Media reports that the Buccaneers are signing K Connor Barth to a contract following his release from the Broncos on Wednesday. Barth, 29, signed a three-year, $1.84 million contract with the Broncos last year, but they utlimately elected to move forward with Brandon McManus as their place kicker. Denver elected to bring Barth in November of ... ...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
August 26, 2015  |  Discuss

McManus wins kicking job back from Barth

Brandon McManus, one year to the day after he joined the Denver Broncos via trade from the New York Giants, can take a moment and have sigh of relief. After a very intense and close competition with friend and teammate, Connor Barth, McManus has his job back. After going 9-of-13 on field goal attempts to start the 2014-15 season with the Broncos, McManus was waived November 25 just...
Via Mile High Sports
August 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Broncos release kicker Connor Barth, crown Brandon McManus

The Broncos crowned a de-facto winner in their preseason placekicking battle.Brandon McManus will win by default. The team released kicker Connor Barth in a move to make roster space for incoming Pro Bowler Evan Mathis.The move is somewhat of a surprise. Barth joined the team to replace McManus after the latter struggled on field goal duty. With the extra point pushed back, Barth...
Via Fox Sports
August 26, 2015  |  Discuss

McManus must show he’s grown into his leg

The Denver Broncos made a big splash by signing free agent All-Pro guard Evan Mathis on Tuesday. On Wednesday the ripples of that move were felt on the special teams unit as the team released kicker Connor Barth. Barth had been in the middle of what most outside evaluators deemed to be a competitive situation between himself and Brandon McManus, whose job he took in November 2014...
Via Mile High Sports
August 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Connor Barth released, Brandon McManus to kick full time for Broncos

  Connor Barth has been released per the Denver Broncos, making room for newly signed guard Evan Mathis. No more “Barth Vader” in the Mile High City as it seems Brandon McManus has won the team’s full time kicking position once again. McManus was the team’s kicker for the first 11 games in 2014, when they brought on Barth, who finished the regular season and playoff game...
Via BSN Denver
August 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Broncos release kicker Connor Barth

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) The Denver Broncos have released kicker Connor Barth to make room for Pro Bowl left guard Evan Mathis. Connor made 15 of 16 field goals over the final five weeks last season but was doomed by his poor kickoffs this preseason, one of which was returned 103 yards for a touchdown. A career 85 percent field goal kicker in seven NFL seasons, Connor was chosen the...
Via AP on Fox
August 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Broncos make a surprising cut to their roster

The Denver Broncos made a bit of a surprise move on Wednesday by releasing eight year veteran kicker Connor Barth and leaving Brandon McManus as the lone kicker on the current roster. Last season, McManus struggled at times going 9/13 on field goal attempts and the Broncos signed Barth in late November to replace him. But good young kickers are hard to find, and the Broncos would...
Via cover32
August 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Broncos Release K Connor Barth

The Denver Broncos announced the release of K Connor Barth on Wednesday to make room for G Evan Mathis, who they signed to a one-year deal. Barth, 29, had two years remaining on his three-year, $1.84 million contract which included base salaries of $745,000 and $845,000 over the next two years.   The post Broncos Release K Connor Barth appeared first on NFL Trade Rumors -.
Via NFL Trade Rumors
August 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Broncos getting their kicks at this training camp

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) The Denver Broncos have a kicking conundrum. Last year they had to carry kickoff specialist Brandon McManus when they made the switch to Connor Barth for field goals at midseason. They cannot afford that luxury this year. Coach Gary Kubiak wants to keep just one kicker and one punter (Britton Colquitt or Spencer Lanning) with one of them also handling kickoffs...
Via AP on Fox
August 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Denver Broncos special teams full of questions currently

  This season won’t be easy for Joe DeCamillis. At least, not of last Friday’s game was any indication. While the offense was led well by Brock Osweiler and the defense performed with both starters and backups in the game, the special teams unit was laughably bad. They allowed a 103-yard kickoff for a touchdown, fumbled two punts and lost one, with other terrible play mixed...
Via BSN Denver
August 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Broncos' McManus nails a 70-yard field goal in practice

That thin Denver air can do some things to a field goal kick.Still, nailing a 70-yard kick is nothing to snuff at -- and that's just what Broncos' kicker Brandon McManus did.McManus and fellow kicker Connor Barth had a field goal-off at practice on Tuesday. Barth his a 65-yarder, but McManus responded and emerged victorious in a video you can watch right here."I actually told Coach...
Via Fox Sports
August 19, 2015  |  Discuss
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