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Fri, 16 Aug 2013 10:47:42 -0700
Carolina Panthers PKs Graham Gano and Morgan Lineberry accounted for three field goals in the preseason game Thursday, Aug. 15, against the Chicago Bears. Gano hit from 47 and 32 yards, while Lineberry connected from 27.
Fantasy Tip: The veteran Gano is trying to hang on for the starting job. Regardless of who wins, the Carolina kicker is a low-end fantasy option in leagues of 12 or more teams.
Tue, 27 Nov 2012 15:59:36 -0800
Carolina Panthers head coach Ron Rivera said the team will stick with PK Graham Gano despite the fact that he missed an extra point in the team's Week 12 loss. "It was more mechanical than anything else," Rivera said. "He over-strided. His plant leg was ahead of the ball which caused him to come down on the ball and he actually caught the ground first and just pushed it to the right. It's one of those things. You're a little bit anxious and you want to get the ball up and he took a big step."
Tue, 20 Nov 2012 19:36:11 -0800
The Carolina Panthers worked out free-agent PKs Graham Gano (Redskins) and Nate Kaeding (Chargers) Tuesday, Nov. 20. Interim general manager Brandon Beane said both kicked well, but the team decided to sign Gano to a two-year deal.
Wed, 31 Oct 2012 20:55:49 -0700
The New England Patriots brought in free-agent PKs Billy Cundiff (Redskins), Graham Gano (Redskins) and Neil Rackers (Redskins) for workouts Wednesday, Oct. 31. It's uncertain if either is a serious threat to PK Stephen Gostkowski, or just being look at in the event of an emergency.
Fantasy Tip: Gostkowski has converted seven straight field goals, and 17-of-20 on the season, so it is unlikely he is in danger of losing his job to one of these retreads. He remains a reliable fantasy kicker going forward.
Tue, 28 Aug 2012 10:56:09 -0700
The Washington Redskins released PK Graham Gano Tuesday, Aug. 28. Gano missed a league-high 10 kicks last year, but five were blocked.
Fri, 27 Jul 2012 21:14:16 -0700
Washington Redskins PKs Graham Gano and Neil Rackers each kicked head-to-head from distances of 30, 37, 42 and 49 yards. Gano went 5-for-6 with a miss wide right from 49 yards out on the right hash. Rackers made four of his six attempts.
Wed, 13 Jun 2012 11:09:17 -0700
Washington Redskins head coach Mike Shanahan said he expects the competition between PKs Graham Gano and Neil Rackers to go on until the end of the preseason. Shanahan said both have performed well during offseason workouts.
Thu, 31 May 2012 14:01:50 -0700
Washington Redskins PK Graham Gano (back) did not participate in organized team activities Thursday, May 31, because he is still dealing with the back injury he suffered Week 17 last season.
Tue, 24 Apr 2012 19:22:22 -0700
Updating a previous report, the Washington Redskins signed free-agent PK Neil Rackers (Texans) to a one-year deal Tuesday, April 24. He is expected to compete with PK Graham Gano for the starting placekicking chores in training camp.
Tue, 24 Apr 2012 17:00:55 -0700
The Washington Redskins are expected to sign free-agent PK Neil Rackers (Texans), and he will compete with PK Graham Gano for the starting job in training camp.
Fri, 02 Mar 2012 14:27:40 -0800
The Washington Redskins have tendered contracts to restricted free-agent OG Kory Lichtensteiger and exclusive rights free-agent PK Graham Gano. It is not known what tender level Lichtensteiger received.
Wed, 11 Jan 2012 09:09:23 -0800
Washington Redskins PK Graham Gano (back) suffered two fractured bones in his lower back in Week 17 and has been rehabbing the injury since the end of the season. His recovery time is expected to be six to eight weeks.
Thu, 05 Jan 2012 13:06:29 -0800
The Washington Redskins may re-sign impending free-agent PK Graham Gano this offseason but could also add another kicker to compete with Gano during offseason workouts and training camp.
Sat, 24 Dec 2011 18:31:08 -0800
Washington Redskins PK Graham Gano booted four field goals (26, 53, 25, 47) and he added two extra points in Week 16 against the Minnesota Vikings. Gano's 14 points were a season high. He has 25 points over his past two games.
Tue, 29 Nov 2011 18:19:26 -0800
The Washington Redskins had a field goal and extra point blocked in Week 12, but head coach Mike Shanahan said Tuesday, Nov. 29, that PK Graham Gano was not to blame. Shanahan reiterated he is staying with Gano, who has struggled over his first two seasons. "Sometimes it's a tough decisions – do you go with a young guy like Graham? Is he going to keep on getting better or is he not going to take advantage of opportunities? I don't know," Shanahan said.
Mon, 26 Sep 2011 21:45:49 -0700
Washington Redskins PK Graham Gano booted three field goals (46, 27, 50) and he added an extra point in the Week 3 game Monday, Sept. 26, against the Dallas Cowboys.
Fri, 19 Aug 2011 22:03:15 -0700
Washington Redskins PK Graham Gano (personal) returned to the team and booted three field goals and an extra point in the preseason game Friday, Aug. 19, against the Indianapolis Colts. Gano was away from the team for a couple of days for the birth of his child.
Fri, 19 Aug 2011 11:30:06 -0700
Washington Redskins PK Graham Gano is expected to play in the second preseason game Friday, Aug. 19, after missing a few days because of the birth of his child.
Wed, 17 Aug 2011 10:41:56 -0700
Washington Redskins PK Graham Gano left practice early Wednesday, Aug. 17, because his wife went into labor. Head coach Mike Shanahan said the team may have to sign a kicker if Gano is still with his wife and baby.
Wed, 10 Aug 2011 10:31:48 -0700
Washington Redskins head coach Mike Shanahan said PKs Graham Gano and Shayne Graham will be alternating field goal attempts during the first preseason game.
Thu, 30 Jun 2011 10:34:22 -0700
The Washington Redskins may look to sign a veteran placekicker during free agency to provide competition to PK Graham Gano during training camp.
Wed, 25 May 2011 23:32:32 -0700
Washington Redskins PK Graham Gano, LB Robert Jackson and DL Jeremy Jarmon made their first appearance of the week Wednesday, May 25, at player-organized workouts.
Thu, 12 May 2011 14:11:46 -0700
The Washington Redskins are expected to sign a kicker and punter once free agency begins so they can compete with PK Graham Gano and P Sam Paulescu during training camp.
Thu, 12 May 2011 14:11:13 -0700
Washington Redskins PK Graham Gano said after the season that he will try to change his approach when kicking field goals during the offseason and believes that could improve his accuracy.
Wed, 29 Dec 2010 20:06:09 -0800
Washington Redskins PK Graham Gano was named NFC Special Teams Player of the Week after nailing a 31-yard game-winning field goal in overtime in Week 16 against the Jacksonville Jaguars, reports The Associated Press.
Fri, 17 Dec 2010 14:50:28 -0800
Washington Redskins PK Graham Gano (ribs) participated in practice Friday, Dec. 17, reports CSNWashington.com's Ryan O'Halloran. He is listed as probable for Week 15 and is expected to play.
Thu, 16 Dec 2010 19:43:26 -0800
Washington Redskins K Graham Gano (ribs) and C Casey Rabach (knee) were each able to practice in full Thursday, Dec. 16.
Wed, 15 Dec 2010 16:18:57 -0800
Washington Redskins PK Graham Gano (ribs), QB Donovan McNabb (hamstring) and C Casey Rabach (knee) practiced in full Wednesday, Dec. 15.
Mon, 13 Dec 2010 12:18:29 -0800
Washington Redskins head coach Mike Shanahan said the team will try out kickers Tuesday, Dec. 14, but will go with PK Graham Gano (ribs) if he is healthy enough to play in Week 15, reports The Washington Post.
Sun, 06 Jun 2010 11:57:57 -0700
Washington Redskins PK Graham Gano is the favorite to be the team's place kicker for the 2010 season, reports The Washington Post. He is competing with PK Justin Medlock for the job.
Fri, 25 Dec 2009 20:50:09 -0800
Ryan O'Halloran, of The Washington Times, reports Washington Redskins P Hunter Smith (groin) was limited in practice Friday, Dec. 25, and is questionable for Week 16. If Smith is unable to play, PK Graham Gano would punt.
Sat, 19 Dec 2009 13:41:19 -0800
Ryan O'Halloran, of The Washington Times, reports Washington Redskins OT Stephon Heyer (knee), PK Graham Gano (foot), DT Cornelius Griffin (shoulder) and SS Kareem Moore (ankle) are expected to be listed as questionable for Week 15.
Fri, 18 Dec 2009 11:47:37 -0800
Ryan O'Halloran, of The Washington Times, reports Washington Redskins PK Graham Gano (foot) was limited during practice Friday, Dec. 18. He will be able to play in Week 15.
Thu, 17 Dec 2009 15:45:50 -0800
Ryan O'Halloran, of The Washington Times, reports Washington Redskins PK Graham Gano (foot) fully participate in practice Thursday, Dec. 17. He will be able to play in Week 15.
Tue, 08 Dec 2009 09:55:25 -0800
Adam Schefter, of ESPN, reports the Washington Redskins have signed free-agent PK Graham Gano (Titans), according to a league source. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Mon, 07 Dec 2009 19:29:22 -0800
Updating a previous item, Jason La Canfora, of NFL.com, reports the Washington Redskins will work out free agents PK Nick Novak (Chiefs), PK Shane Andrus (Buccaneers), PK Graham Gano (Titans) and PK Mike Nugent (Buccaneers) Tuesday, Dec. 8.
Mon, 30 Nov 2009 19:06:07 -0800
ESPN's Adam Schefter reports free-agent PK Graham Gano (Titans) and free-agent PK Steven Hauschka (Ravens) are scheduled to work out for the New York Giants Tuesday, Dec. 1.
Sat, 05 Sep 2009 11:20:19 -0700
Aaron Wilson, of The National Football Post, reports The Baltimore Ravens have released PK Graham Gano.
Fri, 04 Sep 2009 12:23:32 -0700
CBSSports.com reports Baltimore Ravens PK Steven Hauschka finished the team's preseason connecting on six of his seven field goal attempts, which means he likely defeated PK Graham Gano for the starting job.
Mon, 24 Aug 2009 21:19:13 -0700
CBSSports.com reports Baltimore Ravens head John Harbaugh said PK Steven Hauschka has the edge on the kicking competition over PK Graham Gano. Gano missed a field goal during the team's preseason game Monday, Aug. 24.
Thu, 20 Aug 2009 13:44:43 -0700
Jamison Hensley, of The Baltimore Sun, reports Baltimore Ravens special teams coach Jerry Rosburg said the team has not decided if PK Steven Hauschka or PK Graham Gano will kick first in the team's preseason game Monday, Aug. 24.
Fri, 31 Jul 2009 18:40:07 -0700
Edward Lee, of The Baltimore Sun, reports Baltimore Ravens PK Steven Hauschka hit 4-of-6 field goals Friday, July 31. His attempt from 55 yards fell just short. Rookie PK Graham Gano hit all six of his attempts.
Tue, 21 Jul 2009 23:17:13 -0700
Jamison Hensley, of The Baltimore Sun, reports Baltimore Ravens PKs Graham Gano and Steven Hauschka will be competing in training camp for the team's kicker job. Both kickers have hit over 80 percent of their attempts this offseason and the battle is currently too close to call. If the two fail to win the job, the Ravens have not ruled out a return of PK Matt Stover.
Thu, 16 Jul 2009 13:59:28 -0700
Mike Duffy, of BaltimoreRavens.com, reports the competition between Baltimore Ravens PKs Steven Hauschka and Graham Gano likely will last until the final preseason game.
Mon, 27 Apr 2009 14:03:39 -0700
The Baltimore Sun reports the Baltimore Ravens have signed undrafted free-agents PK Graham Gano (Florida State), LB Dannell Ellerbe (Georgia) and FB Jason Cook (Mississippi), according to published reports. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.