Redskins Tried Out Five Kickers Including Roberto Aguayo

     

According to Field Yates, the Washington Redskins brought in five free agent kickers for tryouts on Tuesday with K Dustin Hopkins dealing with an injury.

The full list of tryouts includes:

  1. Sam Ficken
  2. Kai Forbath
  3. Blair Walsh
  4. Roberto Aguayo
  5. Jon Brown

Aguayo, 24, was selected with the No. 59 overall pick after the Buccaneers traded up to get him in 2016. He was in the second year of his four-year, $4.053 million contract and set to make a base salary of $634,208 for the 2017 season when the Buccaneers elected to cut Aguayo loose back in August of last yeaar.

The Bears later claimed Aguayo off of waivers, but unfortunately, waived him coming out of the preseason. The Panthers signed him to their practice squad towards the end of last season.

Aguayo signed a futures contract with the Chargers, but was, unfortunately, cut loose coming out of the preseason.

In 2016, Aguayo appeared in all 16 games for the Buccaneers and converted 22 of 31 field goal attempts (71 percent) to go along with 32 of 34 extra point tries and 52 touchbacks.

Ficken, 25, wound up signing on with the Jaguars in 2016 as an undrafted free agent out of Penn State. He lasted just over a month in Jacksonville before he was waived during the first round of roster cuts.

After a brief stint with the Chiefs, Ficken joined the Rams towards the end of last season after Greg Zuerlein suffered a season-ending injury. Los Angeles brought Ficken back on an exclusive rights contract, but he was waived coming out of the preseason.

Ficken returned to the Rams for a brief stint after Zuerlein suffered an injury.

In 2018, Ficken has appeared in two games for the Rams and converted 1 of 3 field goal attempts and all 10 of his extra point tries.

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