Lost amid the R-E-L-A-X three-game winning streak is the comfort of a consist kicker. Last year Mason Crosby enjoyed the best season as a pro by nailing over 89 percent of his field goals. And now in his eighth year, many people didn’t expect an encore performance. Just don’t tell Crosby that. The 30-year-old is […]
Just one day after signing street free agent Zach Ramirez, the Green Bay Packers have released kicker Giorgio Tavecchio. Incumbent kicker Mason Crosby has, again, had an up-and-down, left-and-right summer, and it seems the Packers are determined to provide some competition for Crosby all the way up to the regular season. Still, despite his inconsistency, […]
We learned, today, that Ryan Longwell will retire as a member of the Green Bay Packers. Players sometimes will sign a symbolic one-day contract with the team that they started with and so that they can finish up where the started. Longwell spent his first nine NFL seasons with the Packers before joining the Minnesota […]
When Green Bay Packers placekicker Mason Crosby signed a new 5-year contract with the team back at the end of July, it came with some trepidation on the part of fans. Many people questioned the value of his brand new raise, while some criticized the re-signing all together. Throughout the first five games of the season, however, Crosby has performed to near perfection.
According to Tom Silverstein of the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel Online, placekicker and unrestricted free agent Mason Crosby has agreed to a new 5-year contract with the Green Bay Packers. The deal is reportedly worth $14.75 million, which includes $3 million in guaranteed money.