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Might as Well Buy a Graham: Cincinnati Bengals Re-Sign Their Kicker

Article By on 16th July, 2009

... as the Bengals were unable to strike a long-term deal with franchise-tagged place-kicker Shayne Graham, before the time to negotiate expired on Wednesday. 

Shugah Shayne will earn a cool $2.5 million for the upcoming season, the average of the top-five paid kickers throughout the league.  The Bengals will have the chance to lock him up long-term again when the season ends.  They also have the option to franchise-tag him again next year. 

Many casual spectators are shocked that a team would ever slap the franchise-tag on a kicker, but these little guys are earning some decent contracts these days (in fairness, every NFL kicker is bigger than me).  Titans kicker Rob Bironas just signed a deal that ...

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