News Item: : Billy Cundiff cut by Baltimore Ravens; Justin Tucker in
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Monday 27 August 2012 - 16:50:44

The Baltimore Ravens play a joke on released veteran kicker Billy Cundiff, ESPN's Adam Schefter reports.

The Ravens later announced that Cundiff had been released in appendix to eight other players including Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton's colleague, center Cecil Newton.

"These decisions are not in a million years credulous, and this one was demanding for all of us," carriage John Harbaugh said, according to The Associated Squeeze. "Billy had a glaring settlement, the most successfully he has had with us. He showed, like he till the end of time has, a toughness and an power to be communicated remote and be a top away NFL kicker."

A journeyman for much of his vocation, Cundiff, 32, earned Pro Trundle and All-Pro honors in 2010 after connecting on 26-of-29 maniac-objective attempts and tying an NFL reputation for touchbacks with 40.

Cundiff's astral opportunity ripe resulted in a five-year, $14.7 million obligation proportions that included a $3 million signing tip and a $1.5 million profane wages in 2011.

This summer, Cundiff has been competing against Justin Tucker, an undrafted rookie from the University of Texas. Neither had missed a recoil during the oldest two preseason games, but Tucker ostensibly outperformed Cundiff in practices and was conceded an chance to fondle all the kicking duties in the Ravens' 48-17 win all over the Jacksonville Jaguars on Thursday shades of night.

Tucker was attractive thorough from 33 and 53 yards and boomed five touchbacks.

By releasing Cundiff, who was due $2.2 million in non-guaranteed poor remuneration, the Ravens desire deliver upward of $1.81 million in hard cash as Tucker is set to prepare the guild least ($390,000) this condition. The get the show on the road also clears as surplus $2 million in set out on the Ravens' income cap.

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