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Connor Barth cut after Buccaneers draft kicker

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Connor Barth has received bad news. Expected news, but bad news nonetheless. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers released Barth on Monday, three days after the team traded up to select kicker Roberto Aguayo in the second round of the 2016 NFL Draft. Aguayo’s high draft standing — he became just the fourth kicker in the past 25 years to be drafted in the second round or higher — guaranteed Barth would not get the chance to compete with the rookie this…

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Kicker Connor Barth excited to rejoin Buccaneers

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Connor Barth didn’t wait for a phone call to let the Tampa Bay Buccaneers know he was interested in being the answer to their kicking woes that have contributed to another slow start. Instead, the eighth-year pro who’s the most accurate field goal kicker in franchise history took to social media — all in fun, he insisted Wednesday — to let his old team know he was available for the right price. “I’m a light-spirited guy,” Barth said Wednesday. “I…

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Bucs’ Connor Barth back in competition for kicking position

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For the Bucs, the kicking competition seems a little … familiar, shall we say? Tampa Bay brought kicker Connor Barth back to town this week for a rematch with Patrick Murray. Murray won the kicking competition over Barth, who had been the team’s kicker for the previous four years, in last year’s training camp. Barth instead spent five games last season with Denver. “It’s very rare that one guy stays with a team for their whole career anymore,” Barth said. “It…

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