Rian Lindell Fantasy News

Saturday, August 30, 2014, 3:29pm

ESPN - [Full Article]

Undrafted rookie Travis Coons has won the Tennessee Titans kicking job, at least for the time being.

Coons is on the roster, while Maikon Bonani is being cut, per Jim Wyatt of The Tennessean.

We’ll have to see how it pans out from here. Tennessee had three veteran free-agent kickers in for workouts recently. Jay Feely played for Ken Whisenhunt in Arizona. Rian Lindell and Garrett Hartley were also in Nashville.

Sunday, August 24, 2014, 4:09pm

Philadelphia Magazine - [Full Article]

It’s possible that the Eagles’ kicker for the 2014 season is not currently on their roster.

They are obviously not totally sold on Alex Henery, who has missed from 47 and 31 yards this preseason.

Cody Parkey was acquired from the Colts for running back David Fluellen on Wednesday and will get a brief tryout for the job. If the team isn’t satisfied with either option, they’ll look to the outside for help.

Fantasy Impact:

There are some big names available should the Eagles decide to go that direction. Mentioned on the list were Rob Bironas, David Akers and Rian Lindell among others. It's a situation to keep an eye on because the Birds will put up points this season, and place their kicker in situations to put up points, too - but they'll have to trust him first.

Bills sign Dan Carpenter

Monday, September 2, 2013, 8:18pm

Adam Schefter on Twitter - [Full Article]

Buffalo signed former Dolphins K Dan Carpenter.

Fantasy Impact:

The signing came after Buffalo's kicker, Dustin Hopkins, injured his groin during practice Monday. Hopkins had knocked off longtime kicker Rian Lindell.

Wednesday, August 21, 2013, 10:21am

Alex Marvez, Twitter - [Full Article]

K Rian Lindell has agreed to contract terms Tuesday night with the Buccaneers.

Fantasy Impact:

Lawrence Tynes may be headed to IR with a toe injury. Look for Lindell to kick for the Bucs this season.

Bills release Rian Lindell

Monday, August 19, 2013, 8:43am

Adam Caplan on Twitter - [Full Article]

Bills announced the release of veteran K Rian Lindell.

Fantasy Impact:

Buffalo drafted Dustin Hopkins in the sixth round this spring, despite Lindell making 21-of-24 in 2012. Hopkins should get a bit of a bump up the rankings with this news and will only be helped with EJ Manuel back healthy and running the offense.

Friday, November 16, 2012, 9:59am

Buffalo News - [Full Article]

Bills RB C.J. Spiller did have 22 carries for 91 yards and three catches for another 39 yards, but there were still times when coach Chan Gailey's use of his star running back could easily be questioned.

In 11 plays run in the red zone (not counting Rian Lindell field goals), for example, Spiller touched the ball just once. Backup Tashard Choice got two red-zone touches.

"I think I said it earlier in the week that Choice would play because [Spiller] gets winded, and then when we're trying to throw the football sometimes we'd rather have Choice in there to protect when we know we're going to throw it," Gailey said in explaining why Spiller was on the sidelines for an extended stretch near the end of the first half, a sequence that ended in a 19-yard field goal by the Bills.

"So we'll stick Choice in there some plays. It just happened that it worked that way. It wasn't an injury."

Friday, December 16, 2011, 7:08pm

Bills K Dave Rayner (left groin, probable) took full practice reps on Friday after being limited earlier in the week and is probable for Week 15. Rian Lindell has been placed on injured reserve, so Rayner will kick the rest of the way.

Friday, December 9, 2011, 6:31pm

Bills K Rian Lindell (shoulder, out) missed practice all week and is out for Week 14. Dave Rayner continues to kick for the Bills.

Thursday, December 8, 2011, 6:28pm

Bills K Rian Lindell (shoulder) missed practice again Thursday. Dave Rayner continues to fill in for Lindell.

Wednesday, December 7, 2011, 8:22pm

Bills K Rian Lindell (shoulder) did not practice Wednesday.

Friday, December 2, 2011, 5:54pm

Bills K Rian Lindell (shoulder, doubtful) took limited practice reps all week and is doubtful for Week 13. It appears Dave Rayner will continue to fill in for Lindell.

Thursday, December 1, 2011, 6:55pm

Bills K Rian Lindell (shoulder) took limited practice reps again Thursday. It sounds like Lindell is getting closer to returning.

Wednesday, November 30, 2011, 6:38pm

Bills K Rian Lindell (shoulder) took limited practice reps Wednesday. It sounds like Lindell is getting closer to returning.

Friday, November 25, 2011, 6:03pm

Bills K Rian Lindell (shoulder, out) missed practice all week and is out for Week 12. Dave Rayner continues to kick for the Bills.

Wednesday, November 23, 2011, 7:20pm

Bills K Rian Lindell (shoulder) did not practice Wednesday. Dave Rayner continues to kick for the Bills.

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