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Billy Cundiff not the first kicker to lose job after playoff disappointment
Billy Cundiff not the first kicker to lose job after playoff disappointment

To some Ravens fans, the thought of Billy Cundiff continuing to be the team’s kicker – after he hooked wide left a 32-yard attempt in January’s 23-20 loss to the New England Patriots in the AFCchampionship game – was an unappealing possibility that demanded action. So Sunday’s news that the organization had terminated Cundiff’s contract was a satisfying outcome to those same fans. And history shows that Cundiff isn’t the first kicker to lose his job after faltering in the postseason. ** Don Cockroft sent a 30-yard try wide left, kicked a 47-yarder just short, and missed an extra-point attempt. The Cleveland Browns eventually lost, 14-12, to the...

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