Titans release veteran kicker Rob Bironas

Published on NewsOK Modified: March 19, 2014 at 6:58 pm •  Published: March 19, 2014
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Bironas made a franchise-record 11 game-winning field goals during his career, including a 60-yarder against the Indianapolis Colts in 2006 that remains the longest field goal in Oilers or Titans history. Bironas kicked an NFL single-game record eight field goals in a 2007 victory over the Houston Texans, including a 29-yard game-winner as time expired.

Although Bironas made only one Pro Bowl - in 2007 - he was one of the NFL's most productive kickers for much of his time in Tennessee. His 239 field goals over the last nine years are the second-most by any NFL kicker during that stretch. He also has been impressive from long range, going 24 of 34 from at least 50 yards out.

But he wasn't quite as effective lately.

After making 88.9 percent of his field-goal attempts (144 of 162) from 2007-11, Bironas made 83.3 percent (50 of 60) over the last two years.

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