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Dolphins | Joe Thomas to IR

Wed, 27 Aug 2014 15:35:56 -0700

The Miami Dolphins placed PK John Potter (hip) on the Reserved/Injured list Thursday, Aug. 27.

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Dolphins | John Potter waived/injured

Mon, 25 Aug 2014 14:55:29 -0700

The Miami Dolphins waived/injured PK John Potter (hip) Monday, Aug. 25.

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Dolphins | John Potter injures hip

Sat, 23 Aug 2014 19:17:22 -0700

Miami Dolphins PK John Potter (hip) suffered a hip injury in the third preseason game and was considered questionable to return.

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Dolphins | Sign John Potter

Fri, 15 Aug 2014 14:38:26 -0700

The Miami Dolphins signed PK John Potter (Lions) Friday, Aug. 15. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.

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Lions | Eight released

Mon, 12 May 2014 13:36:18 -0700

The Detroit Lions released C Sherman Carter, WR Carlin Isles, LB Jon Morgan, CB Nate Ness, S Akwasi Owusu-Ansah, PK John Potter, TE Matt Veldman and WR Cody Wilson Monday, May 12.

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Lions | May cut one of their PKs

Sun, 11 May 2014 19:07:13 -0700

The Detroit Lions may consider releasing PK John Potter or PK Giorgio Tavecchio and allow the one remaining to compete with PK Nate Freese for the kicker job.

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Redskins | Release two

Tue, 01 Oct 2013 09:26:04 -0700

The Washington Redskins released DE Phillip Merling and PK John Potter Tuesday, Oct. 1.

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Redskins | John Potter will be kicker

Sun, 15 Sep 2013 08:39:05 -0700

Washington Redskins PK John Potter will handle all of the kicking duties Week 2 because PK Kai Forbath (groin) is inactive for the game.

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Redskins | Pat White appears to be odd man out

Sat, 14 Sep 2013 12:34:15 -0700

The Washington Redskins are expected to release QB Pat White, according to multiple sources, in order to make room on the roster for PK John Potter. White would have to clear waivers.

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Redskins | John Potter re-signed

Sat, 14 Sep 2013 08:03:25 -0700

The Washington Redskins have re-signed free-agent PK John Potter. Terms of the contract were not disclosed. It is not known if Potter or PK Kai Forbath (groin) will handle the kicking duties Week 2.

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Redskins | Josh Potter could be re-signed

Fri, 13 Sep 2013 16:57:59 -0700

The Washington Redskins could re-sign free-agent PK John Potter if PK Kai Forbath (groin) is not able to play Week 2.

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Redskins | Two more cut

Mon, 26 Aug 2013 08:39:27 -0700

The Washington Redskins waived TE Ricky Elmore and PK John Potter.

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Redskins | Kai Forbath has strong performance

Thu, 15 Aug 2013 15:13:47 -0700

Washington Redskins PK Kai Forbath made kicks from 32, 36, 40, 42, 44, 46, 48 and 58 yards in practice, with his only miss coming from 65 yards. PK John Potter didn't receive any action.

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Redskins | Kai Forbath motivated to improve

Tue, 30 Jul 2013 09:11:26 -0700

Washington Redskins PK Kai Forbath said Tuesday, July 30, that the addition of PK John Potter to the 90-man roster has served as major motivation for him to improve his kickoffs.

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Redskins | Make roster moves

Fri, 14 Jun 2013 19:52:44 -0700

The Washington Redskins waived TE DeAngelo Peterson (foot) and DL Doug Worthington (biceps) and signed free-agent PK John Potter (Bills), who was the kickoff specialist for the Buffalo Bills in 2012. Peterson broke a bone in his foot last week, and Worthing suffered a triceps tendon injury which might require surgery. If unclaimed, both players would land on Injured Reserve, with the team paying for their rehab.

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Texans | Try out three kickers

Tue, 13 Nov 2012 14:52:39 -0800

The Houston Texans tried out free-agent PKs Billy Cundiff (Ravens), John Potter (Bills), and Olindo Mare (Panthers) Tuesday, Nov. 13.

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Bills | John Potter released

Tue, 06 Nov 2012 18:48:29 -0800

The Buffalo Bills released PK John Potter Tuesday, Nov. 6.

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Bills | Week 9 Inactives

Sun, 04 Nov 2012 08:39:15 -0800

The Buffalo Bills have declared SS Delano Howell, OT Erik Pears, PK John Potter, LB Kirk Morrison, DL Mark Anderson, QB Tarvaris Jackson, CB Terrence McGee inactive for Week 9.

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Bills | Week 7 Inactives

Sun, 21 Oct 2012 08:49:43 -0700

The Buffalo Bills have declared OL Cordy Glenn, SS Delano Howell, PK John Potter, LB Kirk Morrison, OT Kraig Urbik, DL Mark Anderson, QB Tarvaris Jackson inactive for Week 7.

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Bills | Looking for more touchbacks from John Potter

Sat, 20 Oct 2012 10:18:54 -0700

Buffalo Bills head coach Chan Gailey said he is surprised that PK John Potter has produced a touchback on only 13 of his 26 kickoff this season. "You know, I was hoping that he would have more touchbacks and have more non-returned kicks this year, yes," Gailey said. "I was hoping for that. The good thing about it is when he kicks it we have great hang time. That's been a positive. So, you decide the trade-off every week." Potter had extras kickoff reps during practice this week.

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Bills | Could use John Potter for long FGs

Sat, 22 Sep 2012 09:21:24 -0700

Buffalo Bills head coach Chan Gailey said the team could use PK John Potter for long field goal attempts near the end of the first half or the end of the game.

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Bills | John Potter could make roster

Thu, 30 Aug 2012 17:07:43 -0700

Buffalo Bills PK John Potter could make the final roster as a kickoff specialist.

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Bills | John Potter could win roster spot

Tue, 31 Jul 2012 19:50:33 -0700

Buffalo Bills PK John Potter could very well make the 53-man roster as a kickoff specialist. Even though he successfully converted a 59-yard field goal in practice Tuesday, July 31, PK Rian Lindell is considered safe.

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Bills | Five draft choices agree to terms

Fri, 11 May 2012 12:17:07 -0700

The Buffalo Bills have agreed to terms with fourth-round draft choices LB Nigel Bradham and CB Ron Brooks, fifth-round draft choice OT Zebrie Sanders, sixth-round draft choice OG Mark Asper and seventh-round draft choice PK John Potter. Terms of the contracts were not disclosed.

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Bills | Like John Potter's strong leg

Sun, 29 Apr 2012 21:06:41 -0700

The Buffalo Bills likely will use PK John Potter, their seventh-round pick in the NFL Draft, as a kickoff specialist. Plenty of teams kicked it through the end zone against the Bills last season, neutralizing return man WR Brad Smith. "That's mostly what peopled did to us," general manager Buddy Nix said. Potter said he had 36 touchbacks, which was about 43 or 44 percent, in college.

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