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Kickers?!?! Dan Bailey in Minnesota, Greg Joseph in Cleveland, and rankings

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The Vikings cut kicker Daniel Carlson after missing three vital field goals against the Packers. On Monday the Vikings replaced Carlson with veteran kicker, Dan Bailey. Bailey struggled with the Dallas Cowboys last season, but still holds the record as the second most accurate kicker in NFL history. The Vikings hope to get vintage Bailey as they head into week 3 against the Buffalo Bills.

Rookie kicker Greg Joseph has been signed by the Cleveland Browns to replace Zane Gonzalez. Gonzalez missed 2 field goals and 2 extra points in the 21-18 loss against the Saints. Joseph is coming in as an undrafted free agent from Florida Atlantic where he made 69.5% of his field goal attempts.

 

KICKER RANKINGS (rest of season):

RANKINGPLAYERTEAM
1Stephen GostkowskiNE
2Jake ElliottPHI
3Justin TuckerBAL
4Wil LutzNO
5Mason CrosbyGB
6Robbie GouldSF
7Ryan SuccopTEN
8Chris BoswellPIT
9Brandon McManusDEN
10Harrison ButkerKC

 

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