Vikings release kicker Dan Bailey

Minnesota Vikings' Dan Bailey (5) misses a field goal against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers during the first half of an NFL football game Sunday, Dec. 13, 2020, in Tampa, Fla. Photo: (AP Photo/Jason Behnken). Minnesota Vikings' Dan Bailey (5) misses a field goal against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers during the first half of an NFL football game Sunday, Dec. 13, 2020, in Tampa, Fla.

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Created: March 09, 2021 02:10 PM

Tuesday, the Minnesota Vikings announced the release of kicker Dan Bailey.

— Minnesota Vikings (@Vikings) March 9, 2021

In three seasons with the team, Bailey made 63 of his 79 field goal attempts, including 6-10 from 50 or more yards. However, last year, Bailey made just 15 of 22 attempts.

He also had problems at times last season with extra-point attempts.


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