Jets sign kicker Sam Ficken; waive Kaare Vedvik
The Unique York Jets are making one more transfer to resolve the never-ending kicker struggles which possess contaminated Gang Inexperienced.
The Jets launched they signed free-agent kicker Sam Ficken, who won the tryout competition Tuesday.
Ficken modified into in a heated preseason fight in Inexperienced Bay with incumbent Mason Crosby. The Packers finally stuck with the aged. Ficken furthermore spent time with the Seattle Seahawks earlier this spring.
The 26-one year-aged booter from Penn Snort has subbed in as a substitute kicker with the Los Angeles Rams every of the previous two seasons, appearing in two video games every body year. For his profession for the length of the conventional season, Ficken has made three of six field-function attempts, with a long of 34 yards, and 14 of 15 extra points.
Bringing in Ficken modified into required after the Jets’ old strikes to replace the retired Chandler Catanzaro bombed. Essentially the most fashionable failed strive proved extremely costly. The Jets plucked Kaare Vedvik off waivers on Sept. 1 after the kicker imploded in Minnesota for the length of the preseason. Sunday in the season opener that disintegration manifested in a botched extra level and omitted field function as the Jets fell by one exhibit the Buffalo Bills.
With the Ficken signing, Kaare Vedvik has been booted from Unique York, the team launched.