The Tampa Bay Buccaneers drafted a kicker in the 2nd round of the 2016 NFL Draft, one of the highest pick for a kicker ever. Even worse – they traded two picks to get him.
One year later, it’s clear that experiment was a failure.
The Bucs cut Roberto Aquayo Saturday after he missed two field goals in the team’s first preseason game.
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have waived kicker Roberto Aguayo.
— Tampa Bay Buccaneers (@TBBuccaneers) August 12, 2017
Roberto was the most accurate kicker in college football history during his time at Florida State University, but but only kicked 71% during his rookie season in the NFL.
No word yet on if Aquayo missed the door on his way out of the Bucs’ facility.