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Monday, August 25, 2014, 1:16pm

Detroit News - [Full Article]

The Detroit Lions released K Giorgio Tavecchio.

Tavecchio had been competing with Nate Freese for the place-kicking duties to replace David Akers, who struggled last season.

But Freese, a seventh-round draft pick, apparently has won the job.

Fantasy Impact:

Freese should climb your rankings a bit especially if you're one to wait at the position. The Lions should be able to move the ball again this year and with their home games in a dome, Freese should produce decent numbers at the position to make him a low-end starter.

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