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Fri, 11 Apr 2014 16:38:13 -0700
Buffalo Bills PK Dustin Hopkins likely will need an outstanding training camp in order to win the kicker job over PK Dan Carpenter. Head coach Doug Marrone is not opposed to keeping two kickers on the roster, but it would be a luxury the team may not be able to afford.
Wed, 12 Mar 2014 08:03:54 -0700
Updating a previous report, the Buffalo Bills signed PK Dan Carpenter to a four-year, $9.9 million with a little more than $2 million guaranteed.
Tue, 11 Mar 2014 13:36:02 -0700
The Buffalo Bills have re-signed PK Dan Carpenter to an undisclosed deal Tuesday, March 11.
Thu, 13 Feb 2014 19:23:56 -0800
The Buffalo Bills could consider using their franchise tag on impending free-agent PK Dan Carpenter.
Thu, 16 Jan 2014 17:12:04 -0800
Buffalo Bills impending free-agent PK Dan Carpenter said he would be willing to compete with PK Dustin Hopkins next season if he re-signs with the team.
Mon, 30 Dec 2013 13:42:04 -0800
Buffalo Bills general manager Doug Whaley said the team is interested in re-signing impending free-agent PK Dan Carpenter and P Brian Moorman and expects to talk to their representatives in the near future.
Sat, 21 Dec 2013 08:34:33 -0800
Buffalo Bills PK Dan Carpenter (illness) has been added to the team's Week 16 injury report because an illness but is listed as probable.
Fri, 29 Nov 2013 17:25:51 -0800
The Buffalo Bills may consider re-signing PK Dan Carpenter this offseason if the contract is for reasonable money. Carpenter would compete with PK Dustin Hopkins if he returns to the team.
Fri, 13 Sep 2013 12:35:11 -0700
Buffalo Bills head coach Doug Marrone said PK Dustin Hopkins (groin) may try to kick before the team's Week 2 game but will most likely wait until Monday, Sept. 16. Hopkins has been ruled out for Week 2, and PK Dan Carpenter will handle all of the kicking duties.
Fri, 06 Sep 2013 01:02:50 -0700
Even though the Buffalo Bills signed K Dan Carpenter earlier this week, the team plans to pit Carpenter and rookie K Dustin Hopkins against each other in competition for the top spot. "There's a lot of different scenarios that can come up," Bills coach Doug Marrone said. "A lot of it is going to be how Dan performs and how he plays."
Wed, 04 Sep 2013 11:10:47 -0700
Buffalo Bills PK Dustin Hopkins (groin) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Sept. 4, and will not play Week 1. PK Dan Carpenter will handle all of the kicking duties.
Mon, 02 Sep 2013 16:40:21 -0700
Updating a previous report, the Buffalo Bills signed PK Dan Carpenter (Dolphins) Monday, Sept. 2. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Mon, 02 Sep 2013 16:01:53 -0700
The Buffalo Bills plan to sign PK Dan Carpenter (Dolphins). Terms of the expected contract were not disclosed.
Mon, 02 Sep 2013 10:09:56 -0700
The Cleveland Browns will work out free-agent PKs Billy Cundiff (Jets) and Dan Carpenter (Jets) Tuesday, Sept. 3.
Fri, 30 Aug 2013 14:37:08 -0700
The New York Jets have released PK Dan Carpenter.
Tue, 27 Aug 2013 09:36:13 -0700
New York Jets PK Nick Folk no longer has to contend with PK Billy Cundiff, who has since been released. However, Folk will now have to hold off veteran PK Dan Carpenter before the team's final roster cut Saturday, Aug. 31.
Fantasy Tip: Folk isn't even being drafted as a Top 25 fantasy option according to the average draft position (ADP) rankings. The winner of this job will have very little fantasy value unless the Jets suddenly morph into an offensive juggernaut. Unlikely.
Tue, 27 Aug 2013 08:57:00 -0700
Arizona Cardinals PK Jay Feely got the last laugh this time, holding off a brief challenge from PK Dan Carpenter, who has since been released. Feely was beaten out by Carpenter in Aug. 2008 when both were fighting for a job with the Miami Dolphins.
Tue, 27 Aug 2013 08:56:12 -0700
The New York Jets signed free-agent PK Dan Carpenter (Cardinals) and waived PK Billy Cundiff.
Sun, 25 Aug 2013 12:10:01 -0700
The Arizona Cardinals released PK Dan Carpenter.
Fri, 23 Aug 2013 14:24:45 -0700
The Green Bay Packers checked in with Arizona Cardinals PK Dan Carpenter when he was a free agent, but he decided to sign with the Cardinals.
Fri, 23 Aug 2013 12:12:06 -0700
The Arizona Cardinals plan to use PK Dan Carpenter in the first half of the team's third preseason game and PK Jay Feely in the second half. Head coach Bruce Arians said he believes the kicker competition will last through the last two preseason games.
Fri, 23 Aug 2013 07:48:11 -0700
Updating previous reports, Arizona Cardinals PK Dan Carpenter's one-year deal is worth $830,000. He has a $715,000 base salary, a $70,000 roster bonus and $45,000 in per-game roster bonuses.
Wed, 21 Aug 2013 08:11:14 -0700
Arizona Cardinals PK Jay Feely has company, as the team signed PK Dan Carpenter (Dolphins) Wednesday, Aug. 21. The two have a history, as the Dolphins cut Feely in Aug. 2008 in favor of Carpenter.
Fantasy Tip: The two kickers will be battling for the starting job in Glendale. Whoever emerges as the winner of the battle will simply be a bye-week replacement for most fantasy owners.
Wed, 21 Aug 2013 08:04:30 -0700
The Arizona Cardinals signed free-agent PK Dan Carpenter (Dolphins) to a one-year deal.
Sun, 18 Aug 2013 08:57:45 -0700
Free-agent PK Dan Carpenter (Dolphins) has received interest from at least two teams after being released by the Miami Dolphins.
Thu, 15 Aug 2013 16:14:31 -0700
Free-agent PK Dan Carpenter (Dolphins) is expected to be picked up by a team soon, and the Green Bay Packers, Seattle Seahawks, Cleveland Browns, New York Jets and Tampa Bay Buccaneers are some teams that might be interested.
Fantasy Tip: Carpenter's fantasy value will likely be minimal, depending on where he lands. He could be a waiver-wire play based on matchups down the road this season.
Wed, 14 Aug 2013 13:13:19 -0700
The Miami Dolphins have terminated the contract of PK Dan Carpenter.
Sat, 10 Aug 2013 08:44:28 -0700
Miami Dolphins PK Caleb Sturgis made a 58-yard field goal in the team's preseason game Friday, Aug. 9, and appears to have an edge over PK Dan Carpenter for the kicker job. Sturgis also had six kickoffs reach the end zone and four kickoffs resulted in touchbacks. Carpenter did not kick in the game.
Wed, 24 Jul 2013 21:42:01 -0700
Miami Dolphins PK Caleb Sturgis has fallen behind PK Dan Carpenter, and the team continues to say the best player will win the job. Sturgis is due to make just $405,000 in the first year of his rookie contract, and Carpenter will make $2.68 million if he makes the team. The team could save more than $2 million and valuable cap room if Sturgis can win the job.
Wed, 24 Jul 2013 05:37:35 -0700
Miami Dolphins PK Dan Carpenter has pulled ahead in the competition for the kicker job. PK Caleb Sturgis has missed two field goals early on in camp.
Fri, 05 Jul 2013 12:08:53 -0700
Miami Dolphins PK Caleb Sturgis is expected to have a big edge over PK Dan Carpenter for the kicker job during training camp because he is scheduled to make a lot less money than Carpenter this season. Carpenter is scheduled to make $2.68 million in 2013 while Sturgis is scheduled to make $405,000.
Thu, 20 Jun 2013 12:24:35 -0700
Miami Dolphins head coach Joe Philbin said the kicker competition between PK Caleb Sturgis and Dan Carpenter will be determined by whichever one is more consistent. Philbin said coaches tracked every kick and kickoff both tried during offseason workouts. Sturgis appears to have the edge entering training camp.
Wed, 12 Jun 2013 08:24:33 -0700
Miami Dolphins fifth-round pick PK Caleb Sturgis has a live, accurate leg and could emerge as the starter over more expensive PK Dan Carpenter.
Fri, 07 Jun 2013 15:39:41 -0700
Miami Dolphins PK Caleb Sturgis appears to have an edge over PK Dan Carpenter for the kicker job entering training camp.
Wed, 15 May 2013 12:04:46 -0700
The Miami Dolphins could consider the salaries of PKs Dan Carpenter and Caleb Sturgis in their competition for the kicking job. Sturgis is scheduled to make one-fifth the salary Carpenter will make in 2013.
Sun, 28 Apr 2013 11:06:55 -0700
Miami Dolphins PKs Dan Carpenter and Caleb Sturgis likely will compete for the kicker job during training camp.
Sat, 09 Feb 2013 10:54:09 -0800
The Miami Dolphins may consider asking PK Dan Carpenter to restructure his contract in order to create some salary cap space. He is scheduled to make $2.7 million in 2013, which would be the third highest base salary among kickers in the NFL.
Sat, 09 Feb 2013 10:50:22 -0800
The Miami Dolphins are leaning toward bringing in another kicker to compete with PK Dan Carpenter during training camp. It is not known if the team will bring in a veteran or a rookie to compete with Carpenter.
Fri, 21 Dec 2012 08:13:26 -0800
Miami Dolphins PK Dan Carpenter (groin) was placed on Injured Reserve. The team signed PK Nate Kaeding to replace him.
Thu, 20 Dec 2012 16:07:41 -0800
Miami Dolphins TE Jeron Mastrud (hamstring), CB Jimmy Wilson (hip) and PK Dan Carpenter (groin) were limited during practice Thursday, Dec. 20.
Sun, 23 Sep 2012 18:59:07 -0700
Miami Dolphins PK Dan Carpenter booted two field goals (21, 41) with two extra points in the Week 3 game against the New York Jets, but he also misfired on two critical field goals. One miss was a 48-yarder late in the fourth quarter which would have given Miami the victory.
Fri, 02 Dec 2011 13:40:25 -0800
Miami Dolphins PK Dan Carpenter (groin) practiced in full Friday, Dec. 2, and is probable for Week 13.
Thu, 01 Dec 2011 13:52:02 -0800
Miami Dolphins S Yeremiah Bell (foot) and PK Dan Carpenter (groin) were limited in practice Thursday, Dec. 1.
Wed, 30 Nov 2011 16:33:35 -0800
Miami Dolphins SS Yeremiah Bell (foot) and PK Dan Carpenter (groin) were listed as limited participants in practice Wednesday, Nov. 30.
Wed, 30 Nov 2011 12:01:55 -0800
Miami Dolphins PK Dan Carpenter (groin) is expected to be ready for Week 13 because the team released PK Shayne Graham.
Thu, 24 Nov 2011 12:20:42 -0800
The Miami Dolphins have declared PK Dan Carpenter, DL Igor Olshansky, DL Ikaika Alama-Francis, OG John Jerry, RB Steve Slaton, TE Will Yeatman, OT Will Barker inactive for Week 12.
Wed, 23 Nov 2011 11:24:23 -0800
Miami Dolphins PK Dan Carpenter (groin) did not travel for Week 12 and will not play. PK Shayne Graham will handle the kicking duties in the game.
Tue, 22 Nov 2011 13:34:23 -0800
Miami Dolphins PK Dan Carpenter (groin) and DL Igor Olshansky (calf) did not practice Tuesday, Nov. 22.
Mon, 21 Nov 2011 15:56:28 -0800
Miami Dolphins PK Dan Carpenter (groin) and OG Ryan Cook (back) did not practice Monday, Nov. 21.
Sun, 20 Nov 2011 08:48:54 -0800
The Miami Dolphins have declared PK Dan Carpenter, DL Ikaika Alama-Francis, OG Ryan Cook, RB Steve Slaton, DL Tony McDaniel, TE Will Yeatman, OT Will Barker inactive for Week 11.