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Steelers | Dave Rayner visiting

Wed, 09 May 2012 08:38:39 -0700

Free-agent PK Dave Rayner (Bills) is visiting the Pittsburgh Steelers Wednesday, May 9. Rayner would challenge PK Shaun Suisham for the team's kicking job.

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Bills | Four players not expected to return

Sun, 15 Jan 2012 13:49:53 -0800

The Buffalo Bills are not expected to re-sign impending free-agent LB Andra Davis, CB Reggie Corner, FS Bryan Scott and PK Dave Rayner this offseason.

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Bills | Five miss practice

Thu, 29 Dec 2011 16:39:50 -0800

Buffalo Bills OT Demetrius Bell (knee), TE Mike Caussin (knee), PK Dave Rayner (groin), WR Brad Smith (hamstring) and OG Kraig Urbik (knee) did not practice Thursday, Dec. 29.

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Bills | Dave Rayner injury update

Thu, 29 Dec 2011 11:46:07 -0800

Updating a previous report, Buffalo Bills PK Dave Rayner (groin) was placed on Injured Reserve because of a sore groin. Head coach Chan Gailey said Rayner's status for Week 17 was in doubt so the team decided to make the roster move.

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Bills | Dave Rayner placed on IR

Wed, 28 Dec 2011 08:26:50 -0800

The Buffalo Bills have placed PK Dave Rayner (undisclosed) on Injured Reserve, ending his 2011 season. In a corresponding move, the team has signed free-agent PK Brandon Coutu (Jaguars). Terms of the contract were not disclosed.

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Bills | Will have choice to make at kicker

Sat, 17 Dec 2011 13:02:55 -0800

Buffalo Bills head coach Chan Gailey said the team will have to decide whether to re-sign PK Dave Rayner or PK Rian Lindell this offseason. Both will be unrestricted free agents after the season.

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Bills | Dave Rayner limited

Thu, 15 Dec 2011 13:18:53 -0800

Buffalo Bills PK Dave Rayner (groin) was limited in practice Thursday, Dec. 15.

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Bills | Two miss practice

Wed, 14 Dec 2011 13:40:19 -0800

Buffalo Bills TE Scott Chandler (ankle) and PK Dave Rayner (groin) did not practice Wednesday, Dec. 14.

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Bills | Dave Rayner takes over kicking duties

Thu, 08 Dec 2011 12:37:59 -0800

Buffalo Bills PK Dave Rayner will take over the primary kicking duties with PK Rian Lindell (shoulder) out for the rest of the year.

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Bills | Dave Rayner signed

Tue, 08 Nov 2011 09:47:12 -0800

The Buffalo Bills have signed free-agent PK Dave Rayner (Raiders), according to his agent. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

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Raiders | Sebastian Janikowski to kick Week 9

Sat, 05 Nov 2011 10:56:43 -0700

Oakland Raiders PK Sebastian Janikowski (hamstring) will be able to kick in Week 9 and the team will not re-sign free-agent PK Dave Rayner.

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Raiders | May re-sign Dave Rayner

Fri, 04 Nov 2011 11:33:14 -0700

The Oakland Raiders may re-sign free-agent PK Dave Rayner if PK Sebastian Janikowski (hamstring) is not able to play in Week 9.

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Raiders | Sebastian Janikowski practicing

Tue, 25 Oct 2011 12:50:43 -0700

Oakland Raiders PK Sebastian Janikowski (hamstring) did limited drills Tuesday, Oct. 25, but his availability after the Week 8 bye week isn't in question after the team released PK Dave Rayner.

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Raiders | Dave Rayner signed

Sat, 22 Oct 2011 13:50:17 -0700

Updating a previous report, the Oakland Raiders have signed free-agent PK Dave Rayner (Lions). Terms of the contract were not disclosed. In a corresponding move, the team released SS Ron Parker.

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Raiders | Dave Rayner to sign

Sat, 22 Oct 2011 10:19:16 -0700

The Oakland Raiders will sign free-agent PK Dave Rayner (Lions) because of the injury to PK Sebastian Janikowski (hamstring).

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Raiders | Work out three kickers

Fri, 21 Oct 2011 14:43:47 -0700

The Oakland Raiders auditioned free-agent PKs Dave Rayner (Lions), Ricky Schmitt (Chargers) and Rhys Lloyd (Giants) Friday, Oct. 21, with PK Sebastian Janikowski (hamstring) likely to miss a few weeks with a sore left hamstring. The team isn't expected to make a decision until Saturday, Oct. 22.

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Patriots | Work out eight

Tue, 18 Oct 2011 14:42:44 -0700

The New England Patriots worked out free-agent WR Britt Davis (Broncos), WR Jarred Fayson (Saints), PK Dave Rayner (Lions), OL Chris X. Massey (Patriots), P Robert Malone (Buccaneers), P Spencer Lanning (Bears), OL Phillip Trautwein (Browns) and OL Robert Brewster (Cowboys) Tuesday, Oct. 18.

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Chargers | Dave Rayner, Jeff Reed on wishlist

Mon, 12 Sep 2011 19:35:50 -0700

Updating a previous report, in addition to free-agent PK Nick Novak (Jets), the San Diego Chargers might also be interested in free-agent PKs Dave Rayner (Lions) and Jeff Reed (Seahawks) as they look to replace PK Nate Kaeding (knee), who is out for the season.

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Cowboys | Roster cut down to 53 players

Sat, 03 Sep 2011 15:17:01 -0700

The Dallas Cowboys have released LB Mike Balogun, QB Tom Brandstater, CB Mario Butler, FB Shaun Chapas, LB Kenwin Cummings, FB Isaiah Greenhouse, PK Shayne Graham, WR Manuel Johnson, P Chris Jones, LB Orie Lemon, WR Lyle Leong, G Leupapa Letuli, RB Lonyae Miller, DE Igor Olshansky, S Akwasi Owusu-Ansah, FB Jason Pociask, WR Tysson Poots, CB Chris Randle, PK Dave Rayner, DE Jimmy Saddler-McQueen, S Andrew Sendejo, CB Josh Thomas, LB Brandon Williams, WR Teddy Williams and S Collin Zych.

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Cowboys | Two kickers to be released

Sat, 03 Sep 2011 09:02:35 -0700

The Dallas Cowboys will release PKs Shayne Graham and Dave Rayner.

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Cowboys | Roster moves

Tue, 30 Aug 2011 12:35:36 -0700

The Dallas Cowboys placed LB Bruce Carter (knee) and PK Kai Forbath (undisclosed) on the Non-Football Injury list Tuesday, Aug. 30. Also, the team signed free-agent PK Dave Rayner (Lions) to an undisclosed deal.

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Cowboys | Will sign Dave Rayner

Mon, 29 Aug 2011 16:00:17 -0700

The Dallas Cowboys will sign free-agent PK Dave Rayner (Lions) Tuesday, Aug. 30.

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Cowboys | Plan to work out Dave Rayner

Mon, 29 Aug 2011 12:14:19 -0700

The Dallas Cowboys are planning to work out free-agent PK Dave Rayner (Lions) in the near future. The team could also bring in other kickers to work out.

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Lions | Seven players released

Mon, 29 Aug 2011 11:15:05 -0700

The Detroit Lions have released RB Mike Bell, WRs Demario Ballard and Marcus Harris, DT Montavious Stanley, LB Dejuan Fulghum, SS Michael Johnson and PK Dave Rayner.

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Lions | Kicker battle even after one game

Fri, 12 Aug 2011 22:16:49 -0700

Detroit Lions PKs Jason Hanson and Dave Rayner were each perfect in the preseason opener Friday, Aug. 12, against the Cincinnati Bengals. Hanson converted his only field goal from 37 yards out, and he added three extra points. Rayner nailed a 44-yarder, and he tacked on one extra point.

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Lions | Jason Hanson battling injuries, younger competition

Mon, 08 Aug 2011 20:25:40 -0700

Detroit Lions PK Jason Hanson (knee) is battling a slew of recent injuries, and, for the first time in his career, another player as he competes in training camp with PK Dave Rayner, who is 13 years younger than the 41-year-old Hanson. "We have a lot of confidence in Jason," head coach Jim Schwartz said. "If we have a pressure kick, I'd trust Jason to do it. It's just been a matter of health. He's gotten a little bit older, and the last two training camps he's been hurt. But as far as making the kicks and things like that, I have no problem."

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Lions | Jason Hanson healthy, enters battle at kicker

Fri, 29 Jul 2011 23:12:42 -0700

Detroit Lions PKs Jason Hanson (knee) and Dave Rayner will battle for the team's kicking duties during training camp. Hanson is entering his 20th year in the league, but said he feels the job is his if he is healthy and kicking like he has in the past. He has had two knee surgeries in the past two years, and he missed eight games last year. Hanson said he is 100 percent healthy and has been kicking since May. He was hitting 45-yard field goals during practice Friday, July 29, much as he has throughout his career.

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Lions | Dave Rayner agrees to deal

Tue, 26 Jul 2011 19:17:44 -0700

The Detroit Lions have reached a one-year agreement to re-sign free-agent PK Dave Rayner. Financial terms were not disclosed.

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Lions | Dave Rayner hopes to return

Mon, 20 Jun 2011 14:19:14 -0700

Detroit Lions impending free-agent PK Dave Rayner said he would like to re-sign with the Lions but believes he will not have a problem finding a job once free agency begins.

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Lions | Kicker competition in training camp?

Thu, 07 Apr 2011 22:00:09 -0700

The Detroit Lions are likely to have a battle for the starting place kicker job between PKs Jason Hanson and Dave Rayner in training camp, reports Tom Kowalski, of MLive.com.

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Lions | May not need two kickers next season

Mon, 21 Mar 2011 09:38:25 -0700

The Detroit Lions may not need to keep PKs Jason Hanson and Dave Rayner on their roster next season because of the proposed rule changes to kickoffs, reports Dave Birkett, of the Detroit Free Press. Rayner could have stayed with the team as a kickoff specialist but if the new rules pass, Hanson should be able to handle the kickoffs.

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Lions | Eight receive tender offers

Fri, 04 Mar 2011 04:38:45 -0800

The Detroit Lions have given one-year qualifying tender offers to restricted free agents G Dylan Gandy (fourth round), S John Wendling (sixth round), CB Chris Houston, PK Dave Rayner and DE Turk McBride (second-round), reports Tim Twentyman of The Detroit News. The team also gave qualifying tenders to exclusive rights free agents LB Zack Follett, FB Jerome Felton and DT Andre Fluellen.

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Lions | Expected to bring two PKs to camp

Sun, 09 Jan 2011 13:30:16 -0800

The Detroit Lions are expected to bring PKs Jason Hanson and Dave Rayner to training camp next season and then decide which kicker they will keep on the roster, reports Tom Kowalski, of MLive.com.

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Lions | Dave Rayner to fill in for Jason Hanson

Thu, 02 Dec 2010 07:57:26 -0800

The Detroit Lions' kicking job will belong to PK Dave Rayner with PK Jason Hanson (knee) expected to be placed on Injured Reserve Thursday, Dec. 2, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter.

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Lions | Jason Hanson does not work Wednesday

Wed, 01 Dec 2010 12:26:01 -0800

Detroit Lions PK Jason Hanson (knee) did not kick during practice Wednesday, Dec. 1, reports Dave Birkett, of the Detroit Free Press. PK Dave Rayner would kick in Week 13 if Hanson were not able to play.

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Lions | Jason Hanson unable to practice

Mon, 22 Nov 2010 17:05:29 -0800

Detroit Lions PK Jason Hanson (knee) did not practice Monday, Nov. 22, according to Ian Rapoport of the Boston Herald. If Hanson is unavailable in Week 12 against the New England Patriots, PK Dave Rayner would start in his place.

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Lions | Dave Rayner signed

Tue, 09 Nov 2010 23:00:47 -0800

The Detroit Lions signed free-agent PK Dave Rayner Tuesday, Nov. 9, reports The Associated Press. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. He is expected to fill in for injured PK Jason Hanson (knee) for the time being.

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Lions | To sign Dave Rayner

Tue, 09 Nov 2010 10:24:26 -0800

The Detroit Lions will sign free-agent PK Dave Rayner (Bengals) Tuesday, Nov. 9, to replace PK Jason Hanson (knee), reports the Detroit Free Press' Dave Birkett. Rayner won in a kicking battle against free-agent PK Shaun Suisham (Rams). It is unclear how long Hanson will miss or if he will need to go on Injured Reserve after injuring the medial collateral ligament in his right knee.

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Bengals | Four players released

Sat, 04 Sep 2010 07:24:17 -0700

The Cincinnati Bengals have released WR Dezmon Briscoe, WR Matt Jones, PK Dave Rayner and SS Kyries Hebert, reports Joe Reedy, of The Cincinnati Enquirer.

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Bengals | Mike Nugent wins kicking job

Sat, 04 Sep 2010 06:27:17 -0700

The Cincinnati Bengals will keep PK Mike Nugent as their kicker and will release PK Dave Rayner, a source told Aaron Wilson, of NationalFootballPost.com.

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Bengals | Not happy with kickers

Sat, 31 Jul 2010 12:17:16 -0700

Cincinnati Bengals special teams coach Darrin Simmons is not happy with the play of PKs Mike Nugent and Dave Rayner, reports Geoff Hobson, of Bengals.com. "They're both equally as bad," Simmons said. The competition between the two continues. "I need both of them to pick it up and neither felt right from the get go," Simmons said.

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Bengals | Both kickers expected to go to camp

Fri, 23 Jul 2010 10:20:48 -0700

The Cincinnati Bengals are expected to bring PK Dave Rayner and PK Mike Nugent to training camp, according to Bengals.com's Geoff Hobson.

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Bengals | Mike Nugent has slight edge in kicker competition

Fri, 18 Jun 2010 08:27:25 -0700

Cincinnati Bengals PK Mike Nugent has a slight edge over PK Dave Rayner for the kicker job heading into training camp because Nugent made all 12 of his field goal attempts during minicamp, according to The Cincinnati Enquirer's Joe Reedy.

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Bengals | Several injured players practice Thursday

Thu, 03 Jun 2010 08:52:37 -0700

Cincinnati Bengals DE Antwan Odom (Achilles'), TE Reggie Kelly (Achilles'), FS Chris Crocker (ankle) and PK Dave Rayner (hip) participated in practice Thursday, June 3, according to Joe Reedy, of The Cincinnati Enquirer.

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Bengals | Dave Rayner dealing with hip injury

Sat, 15 May 2010 13:58:41 -0700

Cincinnati Bengals PK Dave Rayner (hip) has not been participating in offseason workouts because of a hip flexor, reports Geoff Hobson, of Bengals.com. Special teams coach Darrin Simmons said Rayner is working his way back to practice.

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Bengals | Rayner signed two-year deal

Wed, 17 Feb 2010 12:31:27 -0800

Geoff Hobson, of Bengals.com, reports the Cincinnati Bengals signed PK Dave Rayner to a two-year deal, according to Rayner's agent.

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Bengals | Will add another kicker if Graham leaves

Tue, 16 Feb 2010 11:08:53 -0800

Geoff Hobson, of Bengals.com, reports Cincinnati Bengals special teams coach Darrin Simmons said the team will sign or draft another kicker if impending free-agent PK Shayne Graham signs with another team. The new kicker would compete with PK Dave Rayner for the kicking job.

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Bengals | Rayner reportedly signed

Sat, 13 Feb 2010 00:44:32 -0800

Joe Reedy, of the Cincinnati Enquirer, reports the Cincinnati Bengals have signed free-agent PK Dave Rayner (Redskins), according to Rayner's agent.

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Bengals | Met with Rayner Friday

Fri, 12 Feb 2010 15:29:45 -0800

Joe Reedy, of The Cincinnati Enquirer, reports the Cincinnati Bengals met with free-agent PK Dave Rayner (Redskins) Friday, Feb. 12.

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Redskins | Rayner released

Sat, 05 Sep 2009 11:27:05 -0700

Brad Biggs, of the National Football Post, reports the Washington Redskins have released PK Dave Rayner.

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