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Wed, 18 Sep 2002 12:26:11 -0700
John Clayton reports for ESPN.com Carolina Panthers PK John Kasay (groin) re-injured his groin in practice Wednesday. The team may look at other PKs now, including Tim Seder and Jaret Holmes.
Wed, 14 Aug 2002 15:59:46 -0700
The Charlotte Observer reports Carolina Panthers PK Jaret Holmes, signed just last week, may have to place-kick for the team again this week, if injured PK John Kasay can't kick.
Wed, 14 Aug 2002 15:57:10 -0700
The Charlotte Observer reports the Carolina Panthers have signed free agent PK Jaret Holmes (Jaguars).
Tue, 30 Jul 2002 15:12:01 -0700
The Jacksonville Jaguars have announced the release of PK Jaret Holmes.
Wed, 24 Jul 2002 22:43:28 -0700
Bart Hubbuch reports for the Florida Times-Union the Jacksonville Jaguars are hopeful one of their current PKs, Jaret Holmes, Derek Schorejs or rookie Hayden Epstein, will step up to assume the team's vacant PK spot. "I'm a little bit disappointed that nobody has stepped to the forefront so far," special teams coordinator John Bonamego said.
Thu, 27 Jun 2002 11:02:23 -0700
Bart Hubbuch, of the Florida Times-Union, reports Jacksonville Jaguars P Chris Hanson and K Jaret Holmes were severely burned by fondue three weeks ago. Both are already back to 100 percent and will be ready for training camp on July 25.
Sun, 28 Apr 2002 08:03:41 -0700
Bart Hubbuch reports for the Florida Times-Union that PKs Jaret Holmes, Derek Schorejs and Hayden Epstein have been struggling during the minicamp. Head coach Tom Coughlin said, “They’ve been off and on”. Coughlin said the team will wait until June before making a decision.
Sat, 06 Apr 2002 02:37:28 -0800
The Times-Union reports the Jacksonville Jaguars have re-signed PK Jaret Holmes to his one-year, $450,000 tender offer.
Wed, 27 Feb 2002 21:10:55 -0800
According to Bart Hubbuch of the Florida Times-Union, the Jacksonville Jaguars have given tender offers to exclusive-rights free agent PK Jaret Holmes, LB Danny Clark and PR Damon Gibson. All will be back in training camp for the 2002 season.
Sun, 06 Jan 2002 20:06:24 -0800
According to the Times-Union, after he had a first-quarter field goal blocked and later missed his second extra point of the season, Jacksonville Jaguars PK Mike Hollis found himself on the sidelines. PK Jaret Holmes kicked the PAT after the team's second TD of the day. Coach Tom Coughlin didn't address the situation after the game. Hollis said he was glad for Holmes and he did not take it as an insult.
Wed, 19 Dec 2001 16:48:55 -0800
The Florida Times-Union reports Jacksonville Jaguars head coach Tom Coughlin said PK Jaret Holmes needs to improve after struggling in his debut with the team. Coughlin said, "Jaret Holmes' one problem was the out-of-bounds ball, which, call it close, call it what you want, it was out of bounds, and that brings it back to the 40." Holmes has a shot at the starting job next season because Mike Hollis is expected to leave as a free agent.
Wed, 12 Dec 2001 21:16:19 -0800
The Times-Union reports newly signed PK Jaret Holmes will handle kickoff duties for the Jacksonville Jaguars Sunday. Coach Tom Coughlin is alarmed at PK Mike Hollis' field-goal inaccuracy since kickoffs were added to his duties. Hollis has made just two of his five field-goal attempts since kickoff specialist Jim Tarle was cut last month.
Tue, 11 Dec 2001 16:19:33 -0800
Associated Press reports the Jacksonville Jaguars have placed LB Kevin Hardy (knee) on injured reserve. Hardy is not expected to return with the Jaguars next season. CB Renard Cox was also waived. The team has signed K Jaret Holmes off the Cincinnati Bengals practice squad to handle kickoffs.
Mon, 10 Dec 2001 17:47:59 -0800
USA Today reports the Cincinnati Bengals have released K Jaret Holmes from the practice squad.
Thu, 22 Nov 2001 08:55:22 -0800
The Cincinnati Post reports the Cincinnati Bengals held a long kicking competition at the end of Wednesday's morning practice session. When it was over, PK Neil Rackers held off PK Jaret Holmes to keep his job as the team's No. 1 place-kicker.
Fri, 09 Nov 2001 15:40:14 -0800
Bengals.com reports Cincinnati Bengals head coach Dick LeBeau said it’s not final, but he thinks Neil Rackers will be the Sunday’s kicker with Jaret Holmes on the practice squad. If both kickers are kept, the Bengals will have to cut another player, but LeBeau doesn’t want to have to cut another player. LeBeau said that he wants Rackers to work through this, but he likes what he has seen from Holmes.
Fri, 09 Nov 2001 07:55:45 -0800
The Cincinnati Post reports the Cincinnati Bengals have not made a decision on whether to activate practice-squad PK Jaret Holmes yet. PK Neil Rackers will likely remain the No. 1 kicker this weekend.
Tue, 06 Nov 2001 14:08:04 -0800
The Columbus Dispatch reports the Cincinnati Bengals are considering utilizing two kickers on game day. Struggling Neil Rackers would handle kickoffs while newly signed Jaret Holmes would take over as the field goal kicker if the team elects to go that direction.
Wed, 31 Oct 2001 20:38:20 -0800
John Clayton reports for ESPN the Cincinnati Bengals plan to sign PK Jaret Holmes to their practice squad. Their strategy is to use Holmes to challenge struggling PK Neil Rackers in practice.
Thu, 25 Oct 2001 22:06:47 -0700
As an update to this morning's story, John Clayton reports for ESPN the Baltimore Ravens are expected to sign one of the three kickoff specialists that worked out for the team earlier today. The candidates are Steve Lindsay, Jaret Holmes and Danny Kight.
Thu, 25 Oct 2001 08:25:11 -0700
John Clayton reports for ESPN Baltimore Ravens PK Matt Stover may have a minor leg injury that caused the team to look for a kickoff specialist. Jaret Holmes, Danny Kight and Steve Lindsay were summoned for a Thursday workout. If one of those were signed, it would be for kickoffs only. That means the Stover injury cannot be that serious.
Tue, 23 Oct 2001 13:31:48 -0700
Bengals.com reports the Cincinnati Bengals have elected not to sign any of the place kickers they had in town for a visit today. The team told PKs Jaret Holmes, Vitaly Pisetsky and Jon Hilbert that they'd be in touch.
Tue, 23 Oct 2001 10:13:19 -0700
The Cincinnati Enquirer reports the Cincinnati Bengals have invited PKs Jaret Holmes, Vitaly Pisetsky and Jon Hilbert in for a tryout today and for a possible spot on the practice squad. As previously reported, starting K Neil Rackers has only hit 6-of-12 field goals this year and appears to be on the bubble.
Mon, 03 Sep 2001 08:30:16 -0700
The Bergen Record's Tara Sullivan reports as the season opener draws near, the New York Giants are more worried about their injury situation than they are about their talent. "I'm not concerned about the quality of this team. I'm very worried about the physical situation," GM Ernie Accorsi said Sunday. "This is a good football team as long as it stays healthy," Accorsi added. The team is basically the same as last season's Super Bowl team with a few exceptions, LB Brandon Short takes over for Ryan Phillips, DT Cornelius Griffin takes over for Christian Peter, DE Kenny Holmes replaces Cedric Jones, PK Morten Andersen replaces the Brad Daluiso/Jaret Holmes tandem, and P Rodney Williams replaces Brad Maynard. WR Ike Hilliard may be the biggest concern right now along with nagging injuries to WRs Amani Toomer and Joe Jurevicius.
Wed, 29 Aug 2001 13:24:16 -0700
CNN/SI reports the New York Giants have waived PK Jaret Holmes to make a roster spot for PK Morten Andersen.
Mon, 27 Aug 2001 19:44:34 -0700
Len Pasquarelli reports for ESPN.com the New York Giants are about to make a change at PK. Unhappy with PKs Jaret Holmes and John Markham, free agent PK Morten Andersen will take a physical exam and work out for New York coaches and team officials on Tuesday. The team is also believed to have contacted Brad Daluiso, the Giants kicker the past eight seasons, for an audition. The preference, however, is said to be Andersen.
Sun, 26 Aug 2001 22:58:58 -0700
The New York Times reports New York Giants coach Jim Fassel described his place kicking game as terrible. PK Jaret Holmes missed the Giants only field-goal attempt, from 44 yards on Saturday and PK John Markham had insufficient hang time on his three kickoffs. He said his decision on a PK would have to be based on performance in practice. This week some PKs could be cut loose and free agents Morten Andersen and Al Del Greco remain on the market. Fassel would not say the Giants were looking to pursue another PK.
Wed, 22 Aug 2001 17:30:39 -0700
Michael Eisen reports for Giants.com coach Jim Fassel challenged his PKs, Jaret Holmes and rookie John Markham, at the end of practice today. Fassel announced that he would dispense with the 10 40-yard post-practice sprints the players would run - if the kickers could make their field goals. For every successful 3-pointer, he would eliminate two sprints. If they made all four attempts, he would do away with the conditioning entirely. Markham missed from 42- and 47-yards while Holmes hit both his tries from those distances. Holmes was then selected to attempt a double-or-nothing attempt from 50-yards. He slammed it through the uprights.
Tue, 21 Aug 2001 08:50:42 -0700
Giants.com reports New York Giants head coach Jim Fassel is concerned with the state of the Giants’ kicking game. PKs Jaret Holmes and John Markham were inconsistent on kickoffs in Thursday’s pre-season game against the Jacksonville Jaguars and struggled during Monday’s practice. Fassel said that he won’t bring in a third kicker because he wants to focus on improving Holmes and Markham.
Thu, 16 Aug 2001 21:01:45 -0700
The Associated Press reports the New York Giants defeated the Jacksonville Jaguars 27-5 earlier tonight. Three Giants QBs, Kerry Collins, Jason Garrett and Jesse Palmer threw TD passes. PK Jaret Holmes kicked two field goals. The defense did not allow a TD for the second straight game. Collins threw a 6-yard TD pass to FB Greg Comella, Garrett tossed a 4-yard TD pass to WR Joe Jurevicius and Palmer threw a 44-yard TD pass to rookie WR Jonathan Carter. Holmes' FGs were from 45 and 30 yards. PK Mike Hollis had a 41-yard FG for the Jaguars. RB Ron Dayne rushed for 43 yards on 12 carries and Jurevicius, filling in for the injured Ike Hilliard, had seven catches for 68 yards.
Sun, 05 Aug 2001 10:13:35 -0700
The Star Ledger reports New York Giants rookie PK John Markham looked good yesterday. Before yesterday's scrimmage, while the special teams practiced, he made every FG attempt. During the scrimmage he made a 46-yarder that had plenty of distance. "I just wanted to go out and do the best I can," Markham said. Jaret Holmes missed a 47-yard field goal wide left during the scrimmage.
Sun, 29 Apr 2001 01:08:39 -0700
The New York Times reports the New York Giants are pleased so far with rookie PK John Markham. He was the Giants fifth-round draft choice, and the second kicker selected in the NFL Draft. He is the immediate favorite to win the Giants starting PK job. While the Giants have said Markham and Jaret Holmes will compete for the starting job at training camp, there has been plenty of praise from the coaching staff and front office for Markham. Giants GM Ernie Accorsi conceded that Holmes had an equal chance to make the team, but added, "If he wins the job, he will have beat out a heck of a kicker."
Thu, 01 Mar 2001 11:19:02 -0800
NY Newsday reports New York Giants GM Ernie Accorsi is out to improve his team, but his list of needs is short. The team probably will look to fill only two starting jobs (not counting kickers) through free agency or the draft, TE and one cornerback spot. The team would like to replace CB Dave Thomas as a starter, but he should be back as the third or fourth corner in 2001. The team could use depth at defensive end and on the offensive line. PK Brad Daluiso probably won't be re-signed and Jaret Holmes is not a certainty to win the job. The team will tender contracts for the minimum $512,000 to three restricted free agents it wants to keep: WR Joe Jurevicius, FB Greg Comella and CB Emmanuel McDaniel. TE Howard Cross has restructured his contract and LB Mike Barrow might soon. WR Amani Toomer, FS Shaun Williams and eventually DE Michael Strahan could get contract extensions to open up more cap space.
Sun, 04 Feb 2001 12:57:15 -0800
The Star-Ledger reports the New York Giants remain highly impressed with PK Jaret Holmes and because of that they may not re-sign free agent PK Brad Daluiso. Holmes kicks the ball much deeper on his kickoffs. The team would like to retain the services of free agent P Brad Maynard.
Fri, 12 Jan 2001 22:49:40 -0800
The Associated Press reports the New York Giants have declared PK Jaret Holmes, RB Craig Wallendy, OT Chris Bober and DE Jeremiah Parker inactive for the NFC Championship game this Sunday.
Fri, 15 Dec 2000 23:10:09 -0800
Giants.com reports the New York Giants are considering making PK Jaret Holmes active this weekend to handle kickoff duties as the team hasn't been happy PK Brad Daluiso's distance. Daluiso, however, has hit 12 straight field goals.