Martin cut, Catanzaro wins Jets' competition at kicker

BY AP • September 1, 2017

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) Chandler Catanzaro has won the New York Jets' competition at kicker after Ross Martin was among 10 players cut by the team.

Catanzaro signed a one-year, $900,000 deal with the Jets in March and was in a closely contested battle with Martin. Catanzaro, who spent his first three seasons with Arizona, was 2 of 3 on field goal attempts in the preseason. Martin, who was in his second camp with New York, went 4 of 5.

Also released by the Jets on Friday: wide receivers Chris Harper and Myles White, offensive linemen Jeff Adams and Craig Watts, tight end Brandon Barnes, defensive lineman Jeremy Faulk, linebacker Spencer Paysinger, and defensive backs Armagedon Draughn and David Rivers.

The team also officially placed wide receiver Quincy Enunwa (neck) on injured reserve, along with tight end Chris Gragg (ankle) and linebacker Corey Lemonier (foot). Rookie cornerback Jeremy Clark was placed on the reserve/non-football injury list.


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