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Texans | H. Epstein released

Wed, 03 May 2006 16:47:31 -0700

HoustonTexans.com reports the Houston Texans have released PK Hayden Epstein.

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NFL | Epstein assigned to Rhein

Sun, 19 Feb 2006 15:42:39 -0800

NFLEurope.com reports free agent PK Hayden Epstein (Broncos) has been assigned to the Rhein Fire of the NFL Europe league.

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Texans | Epstein signed

Mon, 16 Jan 2006 07:37:42 -0800

HoustonTexans.com reports the Houston Texans have signed free agent PK Hayden Epstein (Broncos) to a future contract.

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Broncos | Epstein Released

Sun, 05 Sep 2004 17:29:41 -0700

The Denver Broncos have released P Hayden Epstein.

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Broncos | Epstein Punting Well in NFL Europe

Mon, 10 May 2004 18:52:41 -0700

According to DenverBroncos.com, Denver Broncos P Hayden Epstein, currently allocated to the Berlin Thunder, ranks second amongst NFL Europe punters averaging 40.0 yards per attempt.

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Broncos | Epstein Signed; Allocated To NFLE

Tue, 17 Feb 2004 12:47:12 -0800

Denver Broncos head coach Mike Shanahan has announced the team has signed free agent P/PK Hayden Epstein to a contract. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. The team immediately allocated Epstein to NFL Europe for next season.

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Vikings | Epstein Could Re-Sign

Wed, 22 Oct 2003 08:10:21 -0700

Bill Williamson, of the Pioneer Press, reports the Minnesota Vikings have been monitoring the progress of injured kicker Hayden Epstein (knee) and have an interest in re-signing him. The Vikings reached an injury settlement with the kicker in August. Epstein is eligible to re-sign with the team in November.

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Vikings | Epstein Reaches Injury Settlement

Tue, 26 Aug 2003 10:35:03 -0700

The Pioneer Press' Bill Williamson reports the Minnesota Vikings and K Hayden Epstein have reached an injury settlement. The amount the two parties settled for has not been disclosed.

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Vikings | Epstein Misses FG Attempt

Sat, 23 Aug 2003 17:05:28 -0700

Bill Williamson, of the St. Paul Pioneer Press, Minnesota Vikings K Hayden Epstein missed a 28-yard field-goal attempt at the end of opening drive of the Friday, Aug. 22 pre-season game against the Oakland Raiders. The miss could seriously hurt Epstein's chances of winning the place-kicking job over Vikings Ks Aaron Elling and Todd France.

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Vikings | Elling Out In Front

Wed, 20 Aug 2003 08:17:20 -0700

Updating previous reports, Sean Jensen of the Pioneer Press reports Minnesota Vikings head coach Mike Tice said PK Aaron Elling holds the advantage over PKs Hayden Epstein and Todd France. "Elling is the best at both (kickoffs and field goals) right now, and certainly that is the direction we'd lean," Tice said.

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Vikings | Epstein Getting His Kicks

Tue, 12 Aug 2003 13:42:32 -0700

Bill Williamson, of the St. Paul Pioneer Press, reports Minnesota Vikings K Hayden Epstein continues to lead the race at kicker.

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Vikings | Epstein Connects Deep

Wed, 30 Jul 2003 15:57:34 -0700

Bill Williamson, of the St. Paul Pioneer Press, reports during the Minnesota Vikings morning workout on Tuesday, July 29, Vikings K Hayden Epstein made three field goals of 50 yards or more in the first placekicking competition between Ks Aaron Elling, Todd France and Epstein.

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Vikings | Epstein Activated

Tue, 29 Jul 2003 06:51:07 -0700

Bill Williamson, of the St. Paul Pioneer Press, reports Minnesota Vikings K Hayden Epstein (knee) was activated off the physically-unable-to-perform list in time to practice Sunday, July 27.

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Vikings | Epstein Favorite To Win Kicking Job

Tue, 29 Jul 2003 06:50:46 -0700

Bill Williamson, of the St. Paul Pioneer Press, reports Minnesota Vikings K Hayden Epstein may be the favorite to win the starting kicking job now that he is healthy. "I'm at full strength and am ready to compete," Epstein said. "It's the competition that I've missed the most."

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Vikings | Epstein Is Front-Runner At PK

Fri, 04 Jul 2003 09:57:01 -0700

Updating previous reports, Bill Williamson, of the St. Paul Pioneer Press, reports for the Sporting News that Minnesota Vikings PK Hayden Epstein (knee), who is recovering from a major knee injury, is the front-runner to win the kicking job.

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Vikings | Epstein Cleared

Thu, 29 May 2003 08:53:37 -0700

Updating previous reports, the Minneapolis Star-Tribune reports Minnesota Vikings PK Hayden Epstein (knee), who is recovering from knee surgery, has been cleared to begin kicking field goals in practice.

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Vikings | Epstein Slowed by Injury

Wed, 07 May 2003 01:23:33 -0700

The Minneapolis Star-Tribune reports Minnesota Vikings PK Hayden Epstein (knee) wasn’t able to go through a full practice for the team on Monday.

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Vikings | Deep on Kickoff Specialists

Mon, 28 Apr 2003 18:56:22 -0700

The Star Tribune reports the Minnesota Vikings have plenty of bodies that can handle the kickoff duties, as PK Hayden Epstein, PK Aaron Elling and rookie P Eddie Johnson can all handle the task.

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Vikings | Epstein Injury Update

Mon, 28 Apr 2003 18:55:33 -0700

The Star Tribune reports Minnesota Vikings PK Hayden Epstein (knee) is recovering well from knee surgery. He’s already able to kick the football up to 40-yards. He should be back at full-speed by June.

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Vikings | Battle at Kicker

Mon, 28 Apr 2003 18:50:17 -0700

The Star Tribune reports Minnesota Vikings kickers Hayden Epstein, Aaron Elling and Todd France will battle in training camp for the kicking job in Minnesota.

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Vikings | Epstein Has Surgery

Thu, 09 Jan 2003 07:04:46 -0800

Bill Williamson of the Pioneer Press reports Minnesota Vikings PK Hayden Epstein had surgery on a torn ACL in his left knee. Epstein's status for training camp is uncertain.

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Vikings | Week 17 Inactives

Sun, 29 Dec 2002 09:29:16 -0800

The Minnesota Vikings have announced PK Hayden Epstein, CB Carey Scott, LB Patrick Chukwurah, C Michael Early, TE Byron Chamberlain, DT Darius Holland and DT Cedric Killings as inactive for week 17. Shaun Hill will be the team’s No. 3 QB.

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Vikings | Epstein Tears ACL; Season Over

Sun, 22 Dec 2002 13:51:43 -0800

Associated Press reports Minnesota Vikings PK Hayden Epstein (knee) suffered a torn ACL during week sixteen’s game vs. Miami on Saturday and will be lost for the remainder of the season. He’ll undergo surgery on his left knee.

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Vikings | Shaky Debut

Sun, 27 Oct 2002 22:50:02 -0800

According to the Associated Press, newly signed Minnesota Vikings kickoff specialist Hayden Epstein had a shaky debut with the team. On average, his five kickoffs reached only the 11-yard line. Just one made it inside the 5-yard line.

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Vikings | Epstein Signed

Wed, 23 Oct 2002 14:40:35 -0700

The Associated Press reports the Minnesota Vikings have signed free agent PK Hayden Epstein. Terms of the deal were undisclosed.

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Vikings | Epstein Claimed

Wed, 23 Oct 2002 14:12:19 -0700

John Clayton reports for ESPN.com the Minnesota Vikings have claimed PK Hayden Epstein off waivers from the Jaguars. He is expected to be used as the team's kickoff specialist.

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Jaguars | Epstein Gone

Tue, 22 Oct 2002 13:48:15 -0700

In a move that was expected, Jaguars.com reports the Jacksonville Jaguars have waived rookie PK Hayden Epstein.

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Jaguars | Epstein Gone

Tue, 22 Oct 2002 13:44:52 -0700

In a move that was expected, Jaguars.com reports the Jacksonville Jaguars have waived rookie PK Hayden Epstein.

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Jaguars | Epstein In Trouble

Mon, 21 Oct 2002 22:42:51 -0700

Jaguars.com reports Jacksonville Jaguars coach Tom Coughlin said PK Hayden Epstein's lack of range outside 40 yards impacted the decisions not to attempt 48 and 42-yard FGs during Sunday's game. It seems Epstein may be on the verge of being released by the team. "We're looking at who's available," Coughlin said of kickers who would be candidates to replace Epstein. "It would be time for us to do some work in that area."

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Jaguars | Still Not Set

Sun, 25 Aug 2002 23:53:23 -0700

Bart Hubbuch reports for the Florida Times-Union even though rookie PK Hayden Epstein is the only PK left on the Jacksonville Jaguars roster, his job is not safe yet. "I've narrowed down the competition, but that does not exclude [signing another kicker] if this doesn't prove to be exactly what we want it to be,'' coach Tom Coughlin said. Coughlin said last week that former Florida PK Jeff Chandler would be considered if he is released by San Francisco. An earlier story has the 49ers holding on to Chandler.

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Jaguars | Epstein Struggles

Mon, 19 Aug 2002 08:51:04 -0700

The Florida Times-Union reports Jacksonville Jaguars PK Hayden Epstein had two field goal attempts blocked in the team’s preseason game last weekend. Head coach Tom Coughlin was very upset with him, saying the Tampa Bay Buccaneers shouldn’t have gotten credit for the blocks, as the kicks hit his players in the back.

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Jaguars | Someone Needs To Step Up

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.

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Jaguars | Epstein Officially Signed

Fri, 19 Jul 2002 12:03:10 -0700

Updating previous reports, the Jacksonville Jaguars have announced the official signing of rookie PK Hayden Epstein, a seventh-round draft selection.

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Jaguars | Epstein Agrees

Thu, 18 Jul 2002 21:50:31 -0700

Vito Stellino reports for the Florida Times-Union the Jacksonville Jaguars have agreed to a three-year, $930,500 contract with seventh-round draft pick, PK Hayden Epstein. He will receive a signing bonus of $25,500 and base salaries of $225,000, $300,000 and $380,000. The deal is basically a split contract meaning if he goes on the injured reserve list this fall or next, he won't get the full salary.

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Jaguars | Kickers Note

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.

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