The Washington Commanders re-signed kicker Joey Slye on Monday, a move designed to solidify a position that was in flux much of last season.
Slye signed a two-year deal that could be worth up to $5 million with $2 million guaranteed, according to a person with knowledge of the move.
WASHINGTON COMMANDERS (7-10)
UNRESTRICTED FREE AGENTS: RG Brandon Scherff, S Landon Collins, DT Tim Settle, OT Cornelius Lucas, RB J.D. McKissic, CB Darryl Roberts, DB Bobby McCain, WR DeAndre Carter, WR Cam Sims, WR Adam Humphries, TE Ricky Seals-Jones, LB Jon Bostic, LB Jared Norris, OL Tyler Larsen, CB Danny Johnson, DB Troy Apke, K Joey Slye
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Brian Johnson made quite the first impression on his new Washington teammates.
Johnson kicked the go-ahead 48-yard field goal with 37 seconds remaining five days after joining the team and Washington beat the Las Vegas Raiders 17-15 on Sunday for its fifth straight win.
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The San Francisco 49ers acquired defensive lineman Charles Omenihu from the Houston Texans in exchange for a 2023 sixth-round draft pick.
Omenihu must pass a physical for the deal made just before Tuesday's trade deadline to become official.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Zane Gonzalez thought there was a possibility he might wind up with the Carolina Panthers following a strong tryout with the team this past June in which he was “pretty much perfect” on his field-goal and extra-point attempts.
HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Texans will be without kicker Kaʻimi Fairbairn because of an injury Sunday when they open the season against the Jacksonville Jaguars.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Ryan Santoso didn’t take long to leave an impression on the Carolina Panthers coaching staff — and steal a roster spot from the slumping Joey Slye.
The Panthers cut Slye on Saturday in favor of the 6-foot-5, 258-pound Santoso, who was acquired in a trade Thursday with the New York Giants.
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Graham Gano seems to do what he wants in training camp with the New York Giants.
The 34-year-old placekicker usually hangs around with punter Riley Dixon, snapper Casey Kreiter, fellow kicker Ryan Santoso and his coaches.