Browns cut Cundiff
The Associated Press
CLEVELAND — The Browns have waived slumping and injured kicker Billy Cundiff.
The team announced the move Saturday, a day after Cundiff didn’t practice with an unspecified knee injury. Cundiff had missed an attempt in each of the past five games. Cundiff failed on a 40-yard attempt last week in a 25-24 loss to Indianapolis.
The Browns host AFC North-leading Cincinnati on Sunday.
To replace Cundiff, the team signed Garrett Hartley, who kicked in 57 games for New Orleans from 2008-13. Hartley has made 82 career field goals, converting on 81 percent. Hartley was one of three kickers the Browns worked out this week.
The 34-year-old Cundiff made 22 of 29 field goals in his second season with Cleveland. Last year, he was good on 21 of 26.