Today the Jets released Kicker Billy Cundiff who was signed July 23rd to compete with Jets Kicker Nick Folk. Cundiff made all his field goal attempts in the preseason and made all his extra points. Despite this, the Jets decided to move on and signed Kicker Dan Carpenter.
The Jets have released K Billy Cundiff and have signed free agent K Dan Carpenter: http://t.co/0b59ZLqQWc
— New York Jets (@nyjets) August 27, 2013
Carpenter was recently released by the Miami Dolphins and then the Arizona Cardinals. He will be given the opportunity to compete for a spot on the roster this Pre Season. The former AFC 2009 Pro Bowler has made 127 of 155 career field goals (regular season). According to Randy Lange from NewYorkJets.com, Carpenter is 13 for 13 on tries under 47 yards versus the Jets and 8 for 8 in the MeadowLands versus the Jets.