The Buffalo Bills have released kicker Dan Carpenter on Monday.
Carpenter was released Monday after playing four seasons in Buffalo. The nine-year veteran place kicker was only successful on 19-of-25 field goal attempts in 2016, which translates to only 76 percent, his worst season since 2010. He may have a difficult time finding a suitor for 2017.
Buffalo Bills PK Dan Carpenter will compete with UDFA Marshall Morgan for the starting placekicker job in 2016.
Dan Carpenter's starting job as Buffalo's kicker is not a given in 2016. The Bills brought in UDFA Marshall Morgan to compete with the veteran who struggled last season missing six extra points throughout the course of the year. Carpenter finished the 2015 campaign ranked 20th at his position in total fantasy points scored with 116. He should be left off of the fantasy radar entering the upcoming season.
Dan Carpenter had three field goals on three attempts for the Buffalo Bills as they defeated the New York Jets, 17-22. His longest was for 42 yards.
In addition to his field goals, Carpenter went 1-for-2 on extra point attempts.
Dan Carpenter went 1-for-2 on extra points against the Dallas Cowboys.
Carpenter did have one field goal at 32 yards as the Bills won.
Dan Carpenter made both of his extra point attempts and his lone field goal attempt as the Buffalo Bills lost to the Washington Redskins on Sunday.
Carpenter's one field goal for this game was from 32 yards away. He's been consistent at that distance this year, but loses some accuracy at 40 yards and greater.