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Kicker carousel continues: Vikings sign Dan Bailey after waiving Daniel Carlson

Kicker carousel continues: Vikings sign Dan Bailey after waiving Daniel Carlson

Now, it might be a stretch to call yesterday's game a "dark time", as outside of the special teams (and Treadwell stuff) and defense giving up all those points... You have to look at the Packers game this way. He was the highest-drafted kicker in team history. After his first field goal attempt in OT sailed wide right, Minnesota went back to Carlson to kick a 35-yard would-be victor. But I'm getting ahead of myself.

Reporer: "What went into the decision today to let Daniel Carlson go?"

Carlson's last miss to win the game was a relatively short 35-yard try.

The Minnesota Vikings cut ties with kicker Daniel Carlson on Monday, one day after he went 0-for-3 on field goals against Green Bay.

Thus ends a career that'll live forever in infamy and as a trivia question at Vikings bars for years to come.

Seriously, when asked about releasing Carlson, the Vikings' head coach said "Did you see the game?". That is the second-best percentage by an NFL kicker in league history.

Gonzalez, a seventh-round pick in 2017, missed two field goals and two extra point attempts to cost the Browns their first victory since December 2016.

Robinson worked out for the Vikings prior to Week 1, so obviously he made an impression on them, and will have an opportunity to nan the still-available third receiver role behind Diggs and Thielen.

It was a move that many saw coming and after Sunday's results, it was a move the Minnesota Vikings had to make.


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