The Dolphins kicking job had been manned by Dan Carpenter for the last few years, but when the team drafted Caleb Sturgis, the veteran wasn’t long for the job. It didn’t help Carpenter’s cause that he was owed more than $3 million this season. Sturgis beat out Carpenter and was the only place-kicker in training camp Thursday, but he wasn’t about to gloat.
The Miami Dolphins were having a kicking competition in the first few weeks of training camp, but apparently that competition is over with the less expensive player winning.
Despite spending more than $200 million in contracts during the 2013 offseason, the Miami Dolphins appear to be in decent salary cap space heading into training camp and the 2014 season.
With Dan Carpenter not playing the rest of the year, the Miami Dolphins addressed their kicking needs by signing the most accurate kicker in NFL history.
The Miami Marlins open the regular season with a game against the St. Louis Cardinals at Marlins Park and the Cards are hoping their ace will be on the mound.
Spring training is in full swing across the Grapefruit League and that means it’s the season of optimism, even for some of the worst teams in Major League Baseball.