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Dustin Hopkins

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Bills | Dustin Hopkins facing uphill battle

Fri, 11 Apr 2014 16:38:13 -0700

Buffalo Bills PK Dustin Hopkins likely will need an outstanding training camp in order to win the kicker job over PK Dan Carpenter. Head coach Doug Marrone is not opposed to keeping two kickers on the roster, but it would be a luxury the team may not be able to afford.

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Bills | Dan Carpenter willing to compete for job

Thu, 16 Jan 2014 17:12:04 -0800

Buffalo Bills impending free-agent PK Dan Carpenter said he would be willing to compete with PK Dustin Hopkins next season if he re-signs with the team.

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Bills | Could consider re-signing Dan Carpenter

Fri, 29 Nov 2013 17:25:51 -0800

The Buffalo Bills may consider re-signing PK Dan Carpenter this offseason if the contract is for reasonable money. Carpenter would compete with PK Dustin Hopkins if he returns to the team.

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Bills | Two ruled out

Fri, 11 Oct 2013 12:22:21 -0700

Buffalo Bills DB Ron Brooks (foot) and PK Dustin Hopkins (groin) both did not participate in practice Friday, Oct. 11, and have been ruled out.

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Bills | Dustin Hopkins placed on IR

Mon, 07 Oct 2013 10:10:30 -0700

The Buffalo Bills have placed PK Dustin Hopkins (groin) on Injured Reserve, ending his 2013 season.

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Bills | Dustin Hopkins to practice

Sat, 05 Oct 2013 09:35:57 -0700

Buffalo Bills head coach Doug Marrone indicated PK Dustin Hopkins (groin) will try to fully participate in practice next week. Hopkins will try to attempt kickoffs next week, which is the only thing he has not tried during his rehab.

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Bills | Week 5 Inactives

Thu, 03 Oct 2013 16:11:40 -0700

The Buffalo Bills have declared TE Chris Gragg, PK Dustin Hopkins, FS Jairus Byrd, WR Marquise Goodwin, CB Ron Brooks, OT Sam Young, CB Stephon Gilmore inactive for Week 5.

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Bills | Four ruled out for Week 5

Wed, 02 Oct 2013 15:17:17 -0700

Buffalo Bills CB Ron Brooks (foot), DB Stephon Gilmore (wrist), and PK Dustin Hopkins (groin) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 2, and has been ruled out for Week 5. WR Marquise Goodwin (hand) was limited in practice and has been ruled out.

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Bills | Dustin Hopkins to miss Week 5

Wed, 02 Oct 2013 10:09:59 -0700

Buffalo Bills head coach Doug Marrone said PK Dustin Hopkins (groin) is making progress in his recovery from a groin injury but will not play Week 5.

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Bills | Five limited

Tue, 01 Oct 2013 17:14:35 -0700

Buffalo Bills WR Marquise Goodwin (hand), PK Dustin Hopkins (groin), CB Leodis McKelvin (hamstring), OG Kraig Urbik (knee) and CB Aaron Williams (back) were limited in practice Tuesday, Oct. 1.

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Bills | Six players limited during practice

Mon, 30 Sep 2013 15:50:30 -0700

Buffalo Bills WR Marquise Goodwin (hand), OG Kraig Urbik (knee), CB Leodis McKelvin (hamstring), FS Jairus Byrd (foot), FS Aaron Williams (back) and PK Dustin Hopkins (groin) were limited during practice Monday, Sept. 30.

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Bills | Week 4 Inactives

Sun, 29 Sep 2013 08:41:16 -0700

The Buffalo Bills have declared OG Doug Legursky, PK Dustin Hopkins, FS Jairus Byrd, CB Leodis McKelvin, WR Marquise Goodwin, CB Ron Brooks, CB Stephon Gilmore inactive for Week 4.

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Bills | Five ruled out

Fri, 27 Sep 2013 12:18:36 -0700

Buffalo Bills CB Ron Brooks (foot), DT Alex Carrington (quadriceps), CB Stephon Gilmore (wrist), WR Marquise Goodwin (hand) and PK Dustin Hopkins (groin) did not practice Friday, Sept. 27, and have been ruled out for Week 4.

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Bills | Four miss practice

Thu, 26 Sep 2013 11:20:44 -0700

Buffalo Bills CB Stephon Gilmore (wrist), CB Ron Brooks (foot) PK Dustin Hopkins (groin) and WR Marquise Goodwin (hand) all did not practice Thursday, Sept. 26

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Bills | Eight miss practice

Wed, 25 Sep 2013 12:23:40 -0700

Buffalo Bills CB Stephon Gilmore (wrist), PK Dustin Hopkins (groin), WR Marquise Goodwin (hand), CB Ron Brooks (foot), OL Kraig Urbik (knee), CB Leodis McKelvin (hamstring), DL Mario Williams (ankle) and DL Kyle D. Williams (Achilles') all did not participate in practice Wednesday, Sept. 25.

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Bills | Week 3 Inactives

Sun, 22 Sep 2013 12:22:36 -0700

The Buffalo Bills have declared OG Doug Legursky, PK Dustin Hopkins, FS Jairus Byrd, WR Marquise Goodwin, CB Ron Brooks, CB Stephon Gilmore inactive for Week 3.

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Bills | Five ruled out

Fri, 20 Sep 2013 10:06:06 -0700

Buffalo Bills DB Ron Brooks (foot), DB Stephon Gilmore (wrist), WR Marquise Goodwin (hand) and PK Dustin Hopkins (groin) all did not participate in practice Friday, Sept. 20, and have been ruled out for the team's Week 3 game. OL Doug Legursky (knee) was limited in practice and has been ruled out.

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Bills | Four players sit out practice

Thu, 19 Sep 2013 15:05:29 -0700

Buffalo Bills WR Marquise Goodwin (hand), CB Ron Brooks (foot), CB Stephon Gilmore (wrist) and PK Dustin Hopkins (groin) did not participate in practice Thursday, Sept. 19.

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Bills | Four do not practice

Wed, 18 Sep 2013 13:02:12 -0700

Buffalo Bills CB Ron Brooks (foot), CB Stephon Gilmore (wrist), WR Marquise Goodwin (hand) and PK Dustin Hopkins (groin) all were limited in practice Wednesday, Sept. 18.

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Bills | Dustin Hopkins making progress

Mon, 16 Sep 2013 11:41:16 -0700

Buffalo Bills head coach Doug Marrone said PK Dustin Hopkins (groin) was kicking foam footballs as part of his rehab Monday, Sept. 16.

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Bills | Week 2 Inactives

Sun, 15 Sep 2013 08:47:19 -0700

The Buffalo Bills have declared TE Chris Gragg, OG Doug Legursky, PK Dustin Hopkins, FS Jairus Byrd, WR Marquise Goodwin, CB Ron Brooks, CB Stephon Gilmore inactive for Week 2.

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Bills | Dustin Hopkins unlikely to kick until next week

Fri, 13 Sep 2013 12:35:11 -0700

Buffalo Bills head coach Doug Marrone said PK Dustin Hopkins (groin) may try to kick before the team's Week 2 game but will most likely wait until Monday, Sept. 16. Hopkins has been ruled out for Week 2, and PK Dan Carpenter will handle all of the kicking duties.

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Bills | Five ruled out

Fri, 13 Sep 2013 10:26:47 -0700

Buffalo Bills CB Ron Brooks (foot), DB Stephon Gilmore (wrist), WR Marquise Goodwin (hand), PK Dustin Hopkins (groin) and C Doug Legursky (knee) all did not participate in practice Friday, Sept 13, and have been ruled out for the team's Week 2 game.

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Bills | Five miss practice

Thu, 12 Sep 2013 11:39:10 -0700

Buffalo Bills CB Ron Brooks (foot), CB Stephon Gilmore (wrist), WR Marquise Goodwin (hand), PK Dustin Hopkins (groin) and C Doug Legursky (knee) did not practice Thursday, Sept. 12.

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Bills | Five players sit out practice

Wed, 11 Sep 2013 13:47:36 -0700

Buffalo Bills C Doug Legursky (knee), WR Marquise Goodwin (hand), CB Stephon Gilmore (wrist), CB Ron Brooks (foot) and PK Dustin Hopkins (groin) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Sept. 11.

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Bills | Week 1 Inactives

Sun, 08 Sep 2013 08:59:20 -0700

The Buffalo Bills have declared TE Chris Gragg, DL Corbin Bryant, OG Doug Legursky, PK Dustin Hopkins, FS Jairus Byrd, DL Jay Ross, CB Stephon Gilmore inactive for Week 1.

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Bills | Three ruled out

Fri, 06 Sep 2013 10:00:47 -0700

Buffalo Bills DB Stephon Gilmore (wrist), PK Dustin Hopkins (groin) and OG Doug Legursky (knee) all did not participate in practice Friday, Sept. 6, and have been ruled out for Week 1.

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Bills | Competition for kicker spot

Fri, 06 Sep 2013 01:02:50 -0700

Even though the Buffalo Bills signed K Dan Carpenter earlier this week, the team plans to pit Carpenter and rookie K Dustin Hopkins against each other in competition for the top spot. "There's a lot of different scenarios that can come up," Bills coach Doug Marrone said. "A lot of it is going to be how Dan performs and how he plays."

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Bills | Three miss practice

Thu, 05 Sep 2013 11:04:01 -0700

Buffalo Bills PK Dustin Hopkins (groin), DB Stephon Gilmore (wrist) and OG Doug Legursky (knee) all did not participate in practice Thursday, Sept. 5.

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Bills | Dustin Hopkins will miss game

Wed, 04 Sep 2013 11:10:47 -0700

Buffalo Bills PK Dustin Hopkins (groin) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Sept. 4, and will not play Week 1. PK Dan Carpenter will handle all of the kicking duties.

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Bills | Dustin Hopkins injured

Mon, 02 Sep 2013 16:27:55 -0700

Buffalo Bills PK Dustin Hopkins (groin) suffered a groin injury in practice Monday, Sept. 2.

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Bills | Rian Lindell released

Mon, 19 Aug 2013 05:53:19 -0700

The Buffalo Bills released PK Rian Lindell. PK Dustin Hopkins will handle the kicking this season.

Fantasy Tip: Hopkins is a sneaky play early in the season before the bad weather hits. The offense will go as C.J. Spiller goes. They could have some firepower that could lead the Bills into field-goal territory often. Hopkins makes a good matchup play and worthy of watching on your waiver wire.

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Bills | Rian Lindell hasn't separated himself

Thu, 15 Aug 2013 15:34:28 -0700

Buffalo Bills PKs Rian Lindell and Dustin Hopkins haven't separated themselves in the competition at place kicker this preseason. Each kicker attempted 12 field goals in practice Wednesday, Aug. 14; Lindell was 11-for-12 with a miss coming from 45 yards and Hopkins was 10-for-12 with his misses coming from 35 yards and 47 yards. Hopkins has great leg strength but is trying to fix his approach and follow through.

Fantasy Tip: Lindell is the favorite to win the job, but based on his performance thus far and the uncertainty surrounding the team's QB position, it wouldn't be wise to select him as your PK in your fantasy draft.

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Bills | Dustin Hopkins knows he needs to improve accuracy

Sat, 13 Jul 2013 09:12:48 -0700

Buffalo Bills PK Dustin Hopkins said he knows he has to improve his field goal accuracy if he wants to beat out PK Rian Lindell for the team's kicker job. "Just accuracy, consistency," Hopkins said. "It's the typical things, finishing downfield, keeping my hips square. A lot like a golf swing, just trying to fine tune those small things that make you successful."

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Bills | Could keep two PKs

Fri, 05 Jul 2013 12:30:02 -0700

Buffalo Bills head coach Doug Marrone has not ruled out the idea of keeping PKs Rian Lindell and Dustin Hopkins on the final roster. Lindell was more accurate on field goal during offseason workouts, but Hopkins has a stronger leg for kickoffs.

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Bills | Four picks signed

Fri, 10 May 2013 08:23:11 -0700

The Buffalo Bills signed WR Marquise Goodwin, DB Duke Williams, DB Jonathan Meeks and K Dustin Hopkins to undisclosed deals.

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Bills | May have competition at PK

Sun, 28 Apr 2013 11:04:16 -0700

Buffalo Bills PK Rian Lindell may have to compete with PK Dustin Hopkins for the kicker job during training camp.

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Dolphins | Interested in two PK prospects

Sun, 21 Apr 2013 11:30:25 -0700

The Miami Dolphins have shown interest in University of Florida PK Caleb Sturgis and Florida State PK Dustin Hopkins.

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NFL | Dustin Hopkins runs the 40

Sat, 23 Feb 2013 07:09:42 -0800

Florida State PK Dustin Hopkins posted a time of 4.69 seconds in the 40-yard dash at the NFL Scouting Combine.

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