Tucker earns starting spot, Cundiff cut


The Ravens announced that the team has cut kicker Billy Cundiff. Now, that starting spot belongs to former Longhorn and NFL rookie Justin Tucker.

Cundiff, a veteran and Pro Bowler in 2010, missed a potential game-tying 32-yard field goal in the last few seconds of the AFC Championship game last season. He missed ten field goals last season.

Tucker signed with the Ravens as an undrafted free agent.

Tucker took over the kicking duties in the Raven’s preseason game against the Jaguars on Thursday. He made both a 33 and a 53-yard field goal during the game. He went 5 for 5 in preseason games.

Tucker finished his career at Texas as one of the team’s most decorated kickers. He completed .833 percent of his field goals during his career at Texas.