Inside The Bills

Chan on the move at kicker

Posted by Chris Brown on December 28, 2011 – 12:54 pm

Bills head coach Chan Gailey outlined why a move was necessary at the kicker position Wednesday with the team signing Brandon Coutu and placing Dave Rayner on I-R.

“He came up sore again Monday and he’s not sure he can be 100 percent,” said Gailey of Rayner. “You can’t take a chance when you walk out there if it’s one kick and done on a cold day or something like that you can’t afford to have that so that’s why we had to make the move.”

Rayner had a groin problem coming out of the San Diego game in Week 14, but kicked the past two games. Whether Rayner’s condition worsened was not revealed, but being far less than a lock to kick in a game from start to finish was enough to bring in another kicker.


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