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Saints | John Carney to join coaching staff

Thu, 03 Mar 2011 22:34:08 -0800

Former New Orleans Saints PK John Carney is in talks with the team to become a full-time coach or consultant, reports Mike Triplett, of the New Orleans Times-Picayune.

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Saints | Three released

Tue, 12 Oct 2010 14:41:12 -0700

The New Orleans Saints released PK John Carney, RB DeShawn Wynn and LB Harry Coleman Tuesday, Oct. 12, according to The Daily Advertiser.

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Saints | Planning to use John Carney Week 4

Thu, 30 Sep 2010 11:44:26 -0700

The New Orleans Saints are planning to use PK John Carney as their kicker for Week 4, a source told ESPN's Adam Schefter.

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Saints | John Carney signed

Tue, 28 Sep 2010 16:47:02 -0700

The New Orleans Saints have signed free-agent PK John Carney to a one-year deal, reports ESPN's Adam Schefter. The team plans to carry Carney and PK Garrett Hartley on their roster for now.

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Saints | John Carney to work out

Mon, 27 Sep 2010 15:10:18 -0700

Free-agent PK John Carney (Saints) will work out for the team Tuesday, Sept. 28, according to The Times-Picayune's Mike Triplett. Free-agent PK Matt Stover (Colts) is not scheduled for a workout with the team. However, the team reached out to Stover after their Week 3 loss.

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Saints | John Carney to work out

Sun, 26 Sep 2010 17:05:09 -0700

The New Orleans Saints will work out free-agent PK John Carney (Saints) at some point this week, reports ESPN's Adam Schefter.

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Saints | Carney signs as consultant

Thu, 24 Dec 2009 15:31:57 -0800

The New Orleans Saints signed free-agent PK John Carney (Saints) as a team consultant Thursday, Dec. 24, which means he cannot sign to kick with another team this year. Retirement is not out of the question for him.

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Saints | Carney waived

Tue, 22 Dec 2009 13:59:57 -0800

NewOrleansSaints.com reports the New Orleans Saints waived PK John Carney Tuesday, Dec. 22.

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Saints | Week 15 Inactives

Sat, 19 Dec 2009 16:19:19 -0800

The New Orleans Saints have declared LB Anthony Waters, CB Jabari Greer, OG Jamar Nesbit, TE Jeremy Shockey, PK John Carney, CB Marcus McCauley, DL Sedrick Ellis, FS Usama Young inactive for Week 15.

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Saints | Week 14 Inactives

Sun, 13 Dec 2009 09:06:59 -0800

The New Orleans Saints have declared CB Jabari Greer, PK John Carney, WR Lance Moore, CB Marcus McCauley, LB Marvin Mitchell, RB Mike Bell, LB Scott Fujita, CB Tracy Porter inactive for Week 14.

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Saints | Carney inactive in Week 13

Sun, 06 Dec 2009 09:00:22 -0800

Jeff Duncan, of the New Orleans Times-Picayune, reports New Orleans Saints PK John Carney is inactive in Week 13.

Fantasy Tip: This seemed inevitable. Those who have been using Carney should replace him with PK Garrett Hartley at once. Those playing matchups and in search of a bit more consistent option (thanks to extra point chances) should also acquire Hartley.

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Saints | Week 13 Inactives

Sun, 06 Dec 2009 08:53:45 -0800

The New Orleans Saints have declared CB Jabari Greer, OG Jamar Nesbit, PK John Carney, WR Lance Moore, LB Marvin Mitchell, CB Randall Gay, LB Scott Fujita, CB Tracy Porter inactive for Week 13.

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Saints | Carney probable for Week 8

Sat, 31 Oct 2009 12:19:03 -0700

New Orleans Saints PK John Carney (hip) fully participated in practice Saturday, Oct. 31. He is listed as probable for Week 8.

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Saints | Carney practices Friday

Fri, 30 Oct 2009 14:29:39 -0700

New Orleans Saints PK John Carney (hip) fully participated in practice Friday, Oct. 30. He is expected to play in Week 8.

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Saints | Carney practices in full Thursday

Thu, 29 Oct 2009 14:04:14 -0700

New Orleans Saints PK John Carney (hip) practiced in full Thursday, Oct. 29, and is expected to be fine for Week 8.

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Saints | Carney reaches milestone Week 7

Sun, 25 Oct 2009 19:06:27 -0700

NewOrleansSaints.com reports New Orleans Saints PK John Carney became the fourth player in NFL history to reach 2,000 career points when he kicked a 46-yard field goal in the first quarter Week 7.

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Saints | Carney up, Hartley down in Week 6

Sun, 18 Oct 2009 08:50:20 -0700

Giants.com reports New Orleans Saints PK Garrett Hartley is inactive in Week 6.

Fantasy Tip: That means, of course, Carney is active. Those looking to the kicker of the fantasy-friendly Saints have confirmation for this week. Future weeks remain up in the air.

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Saints | Hartley returns

Tue, 13 Oct 2009 10:28:39 -0700

Mike Triplett, of The New Orleans Times-Picayune, reports New Orleans Saints PK Garrett Hartley has returned to the team from a four-game suspension, but it is not clear what his role will be. The Saints are set with PK John Carney handling field goals and extra points, and P Thomas Morstead has excelled on kickoffs. Hartley will likely be deactivated on game days, at least in the short term.

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Saints | Carney expects to stay with team after bye

Tue, 06 Oct 2009 15:35:58 -0700

Mike Triplett, of the New Orleans Times-Picayune, reports New Orleans Saints PK John Carney said the team has indicated that he will remain with the team after the team's bye week even though PK Garrett Hartley will return from his four-game suspension.

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Saints | Carney signed

Sat, 15 Aug 2009 16:51:57 -0700

Mike Triplett, of the New Orleans Times-Picayune, reports the New Orleans Saints have signed unrestricted free-agent PK John Carney (Giants). Terms of the contract were not disclosed.

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Broncos | Could be interested in Carney

Thu, 19 Feb 2009 09:04:22 -0800

Mike Klis, of The Denver Post, reports the Denver Broncos may be interested in New York Giants impending free-agent PK John Carney if he does not re-sign with the Giants before the start of free agency.

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Giants | Carney leads league in points

Tue, 02 Dec 2008 10:38:33 -0800

Michael Eisen, of Giants.com, reports New York Giants PK John Carney leads the NFL with 114 points scored.

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Giants | Kicking situation will be a week-to-week decision

Tue, 18 Nov 2008 11:14:55 -0800

Ralph Vacchiano, of the New York Daily News, reports New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin said he will decide whether to use PK Lawrence Tynes or PK John Carney on a week-to-week basis. "The major thing everyone has to understand is as we approach each game we try to analyze exactly where we are from a health standpoint and what is needed to put us in the best position to win. I'm not going to say it's one way or the other. It's a week to week or game to game decision," Coughlin said.

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Giants | Coughlin concerned about short kickoffs

Tue, 04 Nov 2008 09:29:54 -0800

Tom Rock, of Newsday, reports New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin said he is concerned about the short kickoffs and the hangtime from PK John Carney but seems to be satisfied with Carney's field goals and extra points to keep him as the team's kicker. Coughlin will not have two kickers active for games.

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Giants | Carney hits four field goals Week 8

Sun, 26 Oct 2008 15:38:06 -0700

The Associated Press reports New York Giants PK John Carney made all four of his field goal attempts in the team's Week 8 game.

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Giants | Starting kicker will be a game-time decision

Thu, 23 Oct 2008 12:36:54 -0700

Ralph Vacchiano, of the New York Daily News, reports the New York Giants likely will not decide whether to play PK Lawrence Tynes or PK John Carney until right before the team's Week 8 game.

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Giants | Carney misses first field goal of year

Mon, 20 Oct 2008 11:44:27 -0700

Ralph Vacchiano, of the New York Daily News, reports New York Giants PK John Carney missed his first field goal of the season during the team's Week 7 game. However, head coach Tom Coughlin is still resisting using PK Lawrence Tynes. Carney and Tynes will be game-time decisions for the team's Week 8 game.

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Giants | Carney handles kicking duties in Week 7

Mon, 20 Oct 2008 08:24:56 -0700

Tom Rock, of Newsday.com, reports New York Giants PK John Carney handled the kicking duties for the team in Week 7. Carney connected on two of his three field goal attempts and all three of his extra point attempts against the San Francisco 49ers.

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Giants | Carney struggles with kickoffs Week 5

Tue, 07 Oct 2008 15:52:18 -0700

Ralph Vacchiano, of the New York Daily News, reports only three of New York Giants PK John Carney's nine kickoffs Week 5 reached the 10-yard line.

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Giants | Tynes expected to kick Week 5

Mon, 29 Sep 2008 11:55:23 -0700

Ralph Vacchiano, of the New York Daily News, reports New York Giants PK Lawrence Tynes (knee) is expected to be the team's kicker in their Week 5 game. The Giants will keep PK John Carney on the roster for now in case of a setback.

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Giants | Team could dress two kickers Sunday

Mon, 29 Sep 2008 09:17:47 -0700

Tom Rock, of Newsday.com, reports the New York Giants could dress two kickers in Week 5. The Giants want to make sure PK Lawrence Tynes is healthy before releasing PK John Carney.

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Giants | Carney named NFC Special Teams Player of the Week

Tue, 23 Sep 2008 13:02:05 -0700

The New York Giants have announced PK John Carney has been named the NFC Special Teams Player of the Week for his Week 3 performance. Carney made four field goals in the game, including the game-winning overtime field goal. It was his 15th career game-winning field goal.

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Giants | Carney likely will be released soon

Mon, 22 Sep 2008 11:37:31 -0700

Ralph Vacchiano, of the New York Daily News, reports New York Giants PK John Carney likely will be released sometime during the next two weeks because of the return of PK Lawrence Tynes (knee).

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Giants | Carney kicks three field goals Week 1

Thu, 04 Sep 2008 19:55:17 -0700

The Associated Press reports New York Giants PK John Carney was good on field goals of 24, 25 and 47 yards during the team's Week 1 game.

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Giants | Team makes history with roster

Wed, 03 Sep 2008 12:08:54 -0700

Michael Eisen, of Giants.com, reports the New York Giants are the first team in the Super Bowl era to have two players 42 years of age or older at the same time, according to the Elias Sports Bureau. PK John Carney is 44 years old and P Jeff Feagles is 42 years old. The last time Feagles was not the oldest player on his team was in 1999.

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Giants | Carney signed

Sat, 30 Aug 2008 15:16:38 -0700

Michael Eisen, of Giants.com, reports the New York Giants have signed free-agent PK John Carney (Chiefs). Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

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Chiefs | Team agrees to terms with Carney

Tue, 27 Nov 2007 09:03:01 -0800

Updating a previous item, Len Pasquarelli, of ESPN.com, reports the Kansas City Chiefs have reached a contract agreement with free-agent PK John Carney (Jaguars). Terms of the deal were not available.

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Chiefs | Team plans to sign Carney

Tue, 27 Nov 2007 08:01:14 -0800

Adam Teicher, of the Kansas City Star, reports the Kansas City Chiefs plan to sign free-agent PK John Carney (Jaguars) Tuesday, Nov. 27.

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Chiefs | Team expected to release Rayner

Mon, 26 Nov 2007 09:07:31 -0800

Brad Biggs, of the Chicago Sun-Times, reports the Kansas City Chiefs are expected to release PK Dave Rayner. The team is working out free-agent PK Billy Cundiff (Falcons), free-agent PK Nick Novak (Bears), and free-agent PK John Carney (Jaguars) and one of the three is likely to be signed.

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Jaguars | Team releases Carney

Tue, 20 Nov 2007 13:58:23 -0800

The Jacksonville Jaguars released PK John Carney Tuesday, Nov. 20.

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Jaguars | Week 11 Inactives

Sun, 18 Nov 2007 09:24:32 -0800

The Jacksonville Jaguars have declared CB Aaron Glenn, DL Bobby McCray, PK John Carney, WR John Broussard, RB LaBrandon Toefield, OT Richard Collier, QB Todd Bouman, OG Tutan Reyes inactive for Week 11.

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Jaguars | Week 11 Inactives

Sun, 18 Nov 2007 09:22:53 -0800

The Jacksonville Jaguars have declared CB Aaron Glenn, DL Bobby McCray, PK John Carney, WR John Broussard, RB LaBrandon Toefield, OT Richard Collier, QB Todd Bouman, OG Tutan Reyes inactive for Week 11.

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Jaguars | Carney performing well

Tue, 09 Oct 2007 14:53:08 -0700

Jacksonville Jaguars PK John Carney has been kicking off well and has been accurate on field goals. Carney's play may allow the team to place PK Josh Scobee (quadriceps) on Injured Reserve and being in a player to help at another position.

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Jaguars | Carney signed

Tue, 11 Sep 2007 12:57:02 -0700

ESPNews reports the Jacksonville Jaguars have signed unrestricted free-agent PK John Carney (Saints). Terms of the contract were not disclosed.

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Jaguars | Carney to work out for team

Mon, 10 Sep 2007 17:45:46 -0700

Adam Schefter, of the NFL Network, reports free-agent PK John Carney (Saints) will work out for the Jacksonville Jaguars Tuesday, Sept. 11.

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Chiefs | Carney works out for team Monday

Mon, 03 Sep 2007 17:37:49 -0700

Brad Biggs, of the Chicago Sun-Times, reports free-agent PK John Carney (Saints) worked out for the Kansas City Chiefs Monday, Sept. 3.

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NFL | Carney not ready to retire

Sat, 07 Apr 2007 08:27:30 -0700

Mike Triplett, of the New Orleans Times-Picayune, reports free agent PK John Carney (Saints) said he hopes to kick for another team in 2007. Carney was released from the New Orleans Saints and denied reports that he plans to retire.

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Saints | Carney released

Thu, 05 Apr 2007 16:03:21 -0700

ESPNews reports the New Orleans Saints have released PK John Carney.

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Saints | Carney named NFC Special Teams Player of the Month

Thu, 28 Sep 2006 13:27:59 -0700

The NFL announced New Orleans Saints PK John Carney has been named the NFC Special Teams Player of the Month for September. He finished the month third in the NFL with 34 points scored.

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Saints | Carney moves up the career field goal list

Sun, 18 Dec 2005 16:31:03 -0800

The Associated Press reports New Orleans Saints PK John Carney's 29-yard field goal in the fourth quarter of the team's Week 15 game gave him 384 for his career, third all time in the NFL. He passed PK Nick Lowery, who has 383.

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