Falcons kicker Matt Bryant gets contract extension

The Atlanta Falcons signed kicker Matt Bryant to a contract extension Wednesday.Bryant could have...were not announced. RAVENS: Jacoby Jones, the wide receiver and kicker returner who was a major contributor to Baltimore's Super Bowl...

Atlanta Falcons are already thinking about re-signing Julio Jones

...Arizona. The Falcons lost cornerback Robert McClain to New England.Among the free agents who re-signed with Atlanta were kicker Matt Bryant, defensive end Kroy Biermann, running back Antone Smith and Eric Weems, a wide receiver and special teams leader...

Ex-Tiger C.J. Spiller agrees to deal with New Orleans Saints

...to terms with outside linebackers Brian Orakpo and Derrick Morgan (a former Georgia Tech standout), former South Carolina kicker Ryan Succop, tight end Anthony Fasano and defensive tackle Karl Klug.RAMS: Agreed to terms with defensive tackle Nick Fairley...

Texans release Andre Johnson, sign Ryan Mallett

...familiar with the move told The AP. BENGALS: Kept Mike Nugent by signing him to a two-year deal.He has been Cincinnati's kicker for the past five seasons and holds team records for most field goals and points in a season. EAGLES: Agreed to a four-year...

Browns release place-kicker Billy Cundiff

...working on his mechanics and hoping to snap out of his recent funk.He won't play there today.The Browns waived the slumping kicker Saturday and replaced him with veteran Garrett Hartley, who will likely kick against the AFC North-leading Cincinnati Bengals...

Jets to aquire Brandon Marshall from Bears; Marshawn Lynch to return to Seahawks

...Roethlisberger, backup Bruce Gradkowski and Landry Jones at the position. CHARGERS: Signed Jacoby Jones, the wide receiver and kicker returner who was a major contributor to the Ravens' last Super Bowl championship but who was cut by Baltimore last week. PANTHERS...

West Virginia coach wants to explore changing the start of the baseball season

...after sweeping a doubleheader from Sam Houston State on Saturday. The Boilermakers won 4-3 in 12 innings and 9-7. The kicker: they were tied or behind after 19 of the 21 innings.NO PLACE LIKE HOME: Arizona's Kevin Newman had a walk-off steal...

Georgia kicker Marshall Morgan can break NCAA record

Georgia place-kicker Marshall Morgan is on the brink of Southeastern Conference history.If the junior converts his next attempt, he'll hold the...

Field-goal accuracy isn't improving in college at same rate that it has gone up in NFL

Whenever an NFL kicker attempts a field goal from inside 50 yards...you walk off and you won the game. The kicker did it. But in college, you see these...on.But most schools still only sign a kicker every few years. That type of recruiting...

Atlanta place-kicker Matt Bryant has been Mr. Automatic this season

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - At 39, Atlatnta Falcons place-kicker Matt Bryant has never been better.