Former Seattle kicker Stephen Hauschka has reportedly found a new home in Buffalo.
According to multiple reports, Hauschka signed a four-year deal worth $12.4 million with the Bills on Thursday. ESPN was the first to report the deal.
Hauschka, a 2016 Pro Bowl alternate, has been one of the most sure-footed kickers in the NFL over the past six seasons. He made 175 of 197 field-goal attempts (88.8 percent) since 2011, including an 89.1 field-goal completion percentage in 2016, when he made 33 of 37 field goals.
During that time, Hauschka completed 52 of 65 field goals from at least 40 yards out (80 percent) and 16 of 24 field goals from at least 50 (66.7 percent). He did, however, miss on six extra point attempts in 2016, five of which were blocked.
Hauschka’s release from Seattle seemed inevitable after the Seahawks signed Cheap Google Jerseys former Vikings kicker Blair Walsh to a one-year, $1.1 million deal in February. Hauschka will likely replace Dan Carpenter in Buffalo after the latter completed 19 of 25 field-goal attempts in 2016.
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