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Tue, 26 Aug 2014 15:55:32 -0700
Oakland Raiders PK Giorgio Tavecchio was claimed to give the team some insurance in case PK Sebastian Jankikowski (quadriceps) can't play Week 1.
Tue, 26 Aug 2014 15:19:53 -0700
The Oakland Raiders claimed PK Giorgio Tavecchio (Lions) off waivers Tuesday, Aug. 26.
Mon, 25 Aug 2014 10:45:47 -0700
Detroit Lions PK Nate Freese has won the kicker job, because the team has released PK Giorgio Tavecchio.
Fantasy Tip: Freese could be a low-end No. 1 kicker in some leagues as well as a bye-week replacement in leagues where he is not drafted.
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 17:11:09 -0700
Detroit Lions K Nate Freese and K Giorgio Tavecchio both missed field-goal attempts from nearly 50 yards during practice Tuesday, July 29, and the two remain in a competition for the starting kicking job.
Sun, 29 Jun 2014 07:39:50 -0700
The Detroit Lions will have a competition for the long-term kicking job in training camp, with PKs Nate Freese and Giorgio Tavecchio competing for the spot. "It's good so far," Freese said Tuesday at the NFL Rookie Symposium in Berea, Ohio. "I'm glad that there's some competition. Competition makes everyone better."
Sun, 11 May 2014 19:07:13 -0700
The Detroit Lions may consider releasing PK John Potter or PK Giorgio Tavecchio and allow the one remaining to compete with PK Nate Freese for the kicker job.
Mon, 02 Sep 2013 17:30:54 -0700
The Cleveland Browns will bring in free-agent PK Giorgio Tavecchio (Packers) for a tryout Tuesday, Sept. 2.
Mon, 26 Aug 2013 10:35:06 -0700
The Green Bay Packers have released PK Giorgio Tavecchio.
Sun, 25 Aug 2013 23:34:26 -0700
Green Bay Packers K's Mason Crosby, Giorgio Tavecchio and Zach Ramirez all attempted kicks Sunday, Aug. 25 during practice. Crosby went 10 for 11, missing wide left from 53 yards. Tavecchio went 9 for 11, missing wide right from 45 and wide left from 63. Ramirez went 10 for 11, with his miss coming from 45 yards. The situation of who will kick for the Packers remains fluid. "There's a job available and someone needs to jump through the door and take it. That hasn't happened yet," Packers coach Mike McCarthy said.
Mon, 19 Aug 2013 21:14:32 -0700
Green Bay Packers PK Mason Crosby connected on nine of his 10 field goals, winning a kicking period for the first time all camp in his battle against PK Giorgio Tavecchio Monday, Aug. 19. Tavecchio made eight of his 10 attempts, and he has hit 45 of 51 field goal attempts in practice/scrimmages, while Crosby has made 41 of 51. The team plans to continue the kicking competition for at least another week.
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