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Buccaneers waive kicker Patrick Murray

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The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have waived kicker Patrick Murray, in the second most obvious of the year. The most obvious move was cutting Connor Barth. The Bucs drafted Roberto Aguayo in the second round, which means they don't exactly need competition for him -- though they may get into trouble if he gets injured. It happens!

Murray had a pretty good start to his career, making all of his extra points and 20 of his 24 field goals in 2014. He lost the kicking competition to Kyle Brindza a year later, though, in part due to an injury that saw him land on injured reserve. Brindza then screwed everything up, cost the Bucs at least one win and got cut four games into the season. Whoopsydaisy.

Murray wasn't waived with an injury designation, which likely means the team waited for him to be fully rehabbed to release him. He should be able to get a job kicking for some team: he's certainly got the accuracy and the leg strength to do so. There's just not much opportunity for him to beat out a second-round pick in Tampa.