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Fri, 03 Feb 2017 15:38:53 -0800
The Carolina Panthers are expected to add a kicker during free agency or the NFL draft who will compete with PK Graham Gano during training camp.
Fantasy Tip: Gano made 78.9 percent of his field goal attempts this season and rank 25th in the NFL in that category. He probably will be the favorite for the job entering training camp but probably can be avoided in fantasy leagues.
Sat, 14 Jan 2017 09:26:40 -0800
Carolina Panthers PK Graham Gano (foot) recently underwent surgery to repair a broken bone in his plant foot.
Fantasy Tip: Gano may be limited during offseason workouts but should be fine for training camp. He made less than 80 percent of his field goal attempts for the first time in five years this season but could still be a starting option in some fantasy leagues.
Fri, 30 Dec 2016 16:06:46 -0800
Carolina Panthers PK Graham Gano (ankle) fully participated in practice Friday, Dec. 30, and is not on the injury report for Week 17.
Fantasy Tip: Gano has made 11 of his last 12 field goal attempts and can be a fine starting option for fantasy owners.
Thu, 29 Dec 2016 17:24:01 -0800
Carolina Panthers DE Charles X. Johnson (foot) and QB Derek Anderson (illness) did not participate in practice Thursday, Dec. 29. DE Mario Addison (foot) and PK Graham Gano (ankle) were full participants.
Wed, 28 Dec 2016 14:28:01 -0800
Carolina Panthers PK Graham Gano (ankle) was a full participant in practice Wednesday, Dec. 28.
Fantasy Tip: Gano hasn't had as many scoring opportunities this year due to the lack of Carolina's offensive success, but he remains a PK1 consideration for the final week of the season.
Fri, 23 Dec 2016 15:02:41 -0800
Carolina Panthers PK Graham Gano (ankle) fully participated in practice Friday, Dec. 23, and is not on the injury report for Week 16.
Fantasy Tip: Gano has had two straight productive performances for owners and can be a starting option again this week.
Thu, 22 Dec 2016 11:25:17 -0800
Carolina Panthers PK Graham Gano (ankle) fully participated in practice Thursday, Dec. 22.
Fantasy Tip: Gano has made four field goals in each of his last two games and can be a solid starting kicker in all fantasy leagues.
Wed, 21 Dec 2016 14:48:14 -0800
Carolina Panthers PK Graham Gano (ankle) fully participated in practice Wednesday, Dec. 21.
Fantasy Tip: Gano has made eight of his nine field goal attempts over the last two weeks and can be a decent option for fantasy owners.
Sat, 17 Dec 2016 10:32:48 -0800
Carolina Panthers PK Graham Gano (ankle) fully participated in practice Saturday, Dec. 17, and is not on the injury report for Week 15.
Fantasy Tip: Gano made all four of his field goal attempts in Week 14 and is hitting 84.6% of his attempts this season. Owners could consider him as a starting option.
Fri, 16 Dec 2016 18:36:58 -0800
Carolina Panthers DE Charles X. Johnson (hamstring) and OT Daryl Williams (ankle) did not practice Friday, Dec. 16. LB David Mayo (concussion) and PK Graham Gano (ankle) were full participants.
Thu, 15 Dec 2016 19:55:30 -0800
Carolina Panthers DE Charles X. Johnson (hamstring) and OT Daryl Williams (ankle) did not practice Thursday, Dec. 15. LB David Mayo (concussion) and PK Graham Gano (ankle) was a full participant.
Thu, 15 Dec 2016 08:04:13 -0800
Carolina Panthers PK Graham Gano (foot) will continue to play despite a broken bone in his non-kicking foot.
Fantasy Tip: Gano has been a midrange kicker the last five weeks, and the injury makes him expendable in fantasy even as a precaution. Look to mix and match if he was your kicker.
Mon, 17 Oct 2016 10:23:13 -0700
Carolina Panthers K Graham Gano is expected to keep his job for the foreseeable future after head coach Ron Rivera addressed the topic Monday, Oct. 17. Rivera created a bit of a stir one day earlier when he was somewhat evasive after fielding a question about concern over Gano's kicking this season.
Mon, 14 Dec 2015 11:08:05 -0800
Carolina Panthers PK Graham Gano (head) was checked for a concussion in the third quarter of the Week 14 game.
Fantasy Tip: It's unclear if Gano will have to go through the concussion protocol this week, but if he does, he'll be in jeopardy of sitting out in Week 15. Either way, have a backup ready in case he has to sit out.
Sun, 10 Aug 2014 12:56:30 -0700
Carolina Panthers PK Graham Gano (back) has resumed kicking long field goals at practice, after a back injury prevented him from playing in the team's first preseason game.
Fri, 08 Aug 2014 16:43:50 -0700
Carolina Panthers PK Graham Gano (back) was inactive for the preseason opener against the Buffalo Bills Friday, Aug. 8. PK Jordan Gay handled the kicking chores in Gano's absence.
Thu, 07 Aug 2014 08:22:34 -0700
Carolina Panthers PK Graham Gano (back) is dealing with a sore back, and his status for the first preseason game is uncertain. PK Jordan Gay would handle the kicking duties if Gano is unable to play.
Fri, 28 Feb 2014 07:29:25 -0800
Updating an earlier report, Carolina Panthers PK Graham Gano signed a four-year, $12.4 million contract. The deal could be worth $13 million total.
Fri, 28 Feb 2014 07:06:18 -0800
The Carolina Panthers re-signed PK Graham Gano to a four-year contract.
Thu, 27 Feb 2014 16:28:00 -0800
The Carolina Panthers would like to re-sign impending free-agent WR Ted Ginn Jr., SS Michael Mitchell and PK Graham Gano this offseason.
Mon, 20 Jan 2014 11:39:31 -0800
The Carolina Panthers will look to re-sign impending free-agent PK Graham Gano this offseason.
Mon, 13 Jan 2014 23:11:59 -0800
The Carolina Panthers have 21 players who will become unrestricted free agents when the free-agency period begins in March. Players include WRs Domenik Hixon, Brandon LaFell and Ted Ginn Jr., QBs Derek Anderson and Jimmy Clausen, TE Ben Hartsock, OL Jordan Gross, OL Geoff Hangartner, OL Travelle Wharton, OL Garry Williams, OL Bruce Campbell, DE Greg Hardy, DT Colin Cole, LBs Jordan Senn, Jason Williams and Dan Connor, S Quintin Mikell, S Michael Mitchell, CBs Captain Munnerlyn and Drayton Florence and K Graham Gano.
Sun, 15 Dec 2013 01:30:30 -0800
Carolina Panthers PK Graham Gano has six field goals of 50 yards or longer this season, a career high and a franchise record. Gano (6-for-6) is the only kicker with more than three attempts from 50-plus without a miss from that distance.
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.