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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
9 hours ago  |  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
17 hours ago  |  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
19 hours ago  |  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
1 day ago  |  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
1 day ago  |  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
1 day ago  |  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
1 day ago  |  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
1 day ago  |  Discuss

NFL Transactions: Wednesday 8/26

Broncos Broncos signed G Evan Mathis. (NFLTR) Broncos released K Connor Barth. (NFLTR) Buccaneers Buccaneers signed P Jake Schum. Buccaneers waived S Derrick Wells. Falcons Falcons signed QB Rex Grossman. (NFLTR) Falcons waived/injured RB Evan Royster. (NFLTR) Jets Jets signed LB Bryan Johnson. (NFLTR) Jets waived TE Steve Maneri. (NFLTR) Jets placed DE Davon Walls on season...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Evan Mathis won’t play Saturday, will start Week 1 at guard for Denver Broncos

  For Evan Mathis, it’s been a whirlwind of a week. He went from free agent to the newest member of the Denver Broncos yesterday – which subsequently meant a need for a roster spot and the releasing of Connor Barth – and will be the team’s starting left guard when the regular season kicks off, head coach Gary Kubiak said Wednesday. And Mathis said he feels like he’ll be...
Via BSN Denver
1 day ago  |  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
1 day ago  |  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
1 day ago  |  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
1 day ago  |  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
1 day ago  |  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
1 day ago  |  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
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Four players to watch Saturday

The Denver Broncos, coming off of an impressive victory over the Seattle Seahawks in week one of the preseason, have another test Saturday night down in Texas. The team will face off against J.J. Watt and the Texans in week two of the preseason and they will be hoping to improve across the board. Peyton Manning will make his debut in Gary Kubiak’s offense, Brandon Marshall will...
Via Mile High Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Hopkins or Hocker? How About Neither

At the conclusion of the first preseason game for the New Orleans Saints, it seemed that—while the battle between the two hopeful kickers for the Saints was close—Hopkins held the clear advantage. He had been incredibly consistent only missing one kick through all of training camp so far and nailed both of his extra points in the preseason game. Hocker, on the other hand, had...
Via Pro Football Spot
5 days ago  |  Discuss

K Brandon McManus kicks 70-yard field goal at Broncos' training camp

The Denver Broncos' have a serious long distance battle going on with their kickers at training camp as Brandon McManus kicked a 70-yard field goal at the team's training camp. While the team was running a two-minute drill at the end of practice and McManus took the distance and floated one through the uprights. His competition Connor Barth hit a 65-yard kick after him, but...
Via 60 Max Power O
7 days ago  |  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
8 days ago  |  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
8 days ago  |  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
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Denver Broncos not likely to keep two kickers

  As we enter the final days of Broncos training camp, position battles are getting tighter to see who will make the final 53 man roster. Perhaps the most intense battle lies in the kicking game between Connor Barth and Brandon McManus. Both players split time on the roster last year as Barth was signed in week 13 to aide the struggling McManus, who was 9-13 in the season as the...
Via BSN Denver
9 days ago  |  Discuss

In Their Words: Not so special teams

Following Friday’s 22-20 preseason victory at Seattle, Denver Broncos head coach Gary Kubiak identified a number of areas for improvement, not the least of which was on the special teams unit. While the starting units on offense and defense (which both included a combination of first- and second-team players) performed well – the offense scoring on every possession and the defense...
Via Mile High Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Broncos Have Two Kickers the Steelers May Be Interested In

For every theory about Jay Feely there’s one about Garrett Hartley. Or Alex Henery. Or Shayne Graham. All are rumored to be coming into Pittsburgh tomorrow to audition for the Steelers now vacant place kicking job. The position became available in last night’s Hall of Fame Game loss when Shaun Suisham tore his ACL on a kickoff. It’s expected that “Sushi” will miss the...
Via Steel City Blitz
17 days ago  |  Discuss
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