The Washington Redskins have gone with 17 different kickers in the last 17 years, and when it seemed like that carousel had finally stopped, especially after the announcement that Graham Gano had won the job over Neil Rackers, that wheel started turning again. Gano was cut. Billy Cundiff signed.
Ashburn, VA-The Redskins broke camp today, but had some bad news. Second-year nose tackle Chris Neild tore his ACL yesterday and will miss the season.
The Redskins held their first open locker room of the season right before they hold their final open practice of the year.
Elfin: The Promise Of Youth Vs. The Consistency Of A Veteran Kicks Off Perhaps The Greatest Position Battle
Mike Shanahan loves competition within the locker room. A litany of position battles will be the focus as Training Camp kicks off later this week, but one of the hotly contested positions getting overlooked features a head-to-head between young and old, as Washington attempts to sure up one of its biggest deficiencies from last season.
Washington Redskins kicker Graham Gano finds himself in familiar territory this offseason. 10 missed field goals last season have many scrutinizing him closely. And he’s also in another kicking competition — this time with veteran Neil Rackers.