New Orleans Saints

Name  Garrett Hartley
Born  5/16/1986
Height  5-8
Weight  196
College  Oklahoma
12/13/2014 12:21:00 PM
Description: The Browns have signed kicker Garrett Hartley.
Insight: He will replace the injured Billy Cundiff. Hartley struggled last season with the Saints, going just 22-of-30, before being released.
Cold12/17/2013 8:30:00 PM
Description: The Saints have parted ways with kicker Garrett Hartley following a pair of misses Sunday against St. Louis.
Insight: Hartley (22-for-30 this season) has already missed twice as many kicks as he did last season. Shayne Graham will kick for New Orleans this week against Carolina.
Cold12/17/2013 11:20:00 AM
Description: Saints kicker Garrett Hartley missed two relatively easy field goals last Sunday and may be on thin ice with coach Sean Payton.
Insight: Hartley is just 22-of-30 this season (73.3 percent) and coaches usually have little patience when their are other veteran kickers available at a moment's notice.
Cold11/14/2012 1:44:00 PM
Description: Saints kicker Garrett Hartley has been ineffective over the past few games and the team worked out place kickers this week.
Insight: Hartley should get the message and pick up his game. He's 16-of-22 this season (72.7 percent).
8/31/2012 5:17:00 PM
Description: Saints kicker Garrett Hartley has beat out veteran John Kasay for the starting job. Kasay was released Friday.
Insight: Hartley missed all of last season after playing 14 games in 2010. Kasay made 28 field goals and went 63-of-63 in extra points last season, numbers Hartley should have no problem duplicating if he's healthy. Consider him a top-10 kicking option.
5/15/2012 3:15:00 PM
Description: Kicker Garrett Hartley missed all of 2011 with a hip injury but interim head coach Joe Vitt said that he and veteran John Kasay would compete for the Saints kicking job.
Insight: On an offense as potent as New Orleans possesses, being the kicker automatically places you among the top-five at the position. We will be watching this competition all training camp and preseason.
11/25/2010 10:00:00 PM
Description: Hartley made three field goals, including a 50-yarder, against Dallas on Thursday.
Insight: Hartley is certainly a solid, if not upper echelon, fantasy kicker. (
10/11/2010 11:03:00 AM
Description: The New Orleans Times Picayune reports Saints' head coach Sean Payton hinted Hartley may get his job back after John Carney's costly miss in Week 5.
Insight: Carney missed a 29-yard field goal with the game tied at 13. Whoever kicks for New Orleans is a very good fantasy option. (
10/3/2010 11:02:00 AM
Description: ESPN's Adam Schefter reports that John Carney will handle kicking duties for the Saints today.
Insight: Anyone holding out with Hartley as their kicker should go ahead and drop the inconsistent young guy. (
9/28/2010 8:25:00 PM
Description: Garrett Hartley has lost his field-goal kicking duties to John Carney entering the Saints' Week 4 matchup against the Panthers. SOURCE: Adam Schefter via Twitter
Insight: Hartley is safe to drop in most leagues and John Carney is worthy of adding in most leagues being in such a high powered offense.
9/27/2010 10:00:00 AM
Description:'s Peter King reports the Saints will audition kickers this week.
Insight: Hartley missed a short game-winning field goal in overtime against Atlanta on Sunday, and he also missed two field goals in Week 1. (
9/10/2010 10:05:00 AM
Description: Hartley missed both of his field goal attempts, from 46 and 32 yards out, against the Vikings on Thursday night.
Insight: Hartley could be on a short leash if he continues to struggle, especially since Kris Brown and Shayne Graham are currently on the street. (
9/3/2010 12:05:00 PM
Description: Hartley finished the preseason 8-for-8 on field goals.
Insight: Hartley could be the No. 1 fantasy kicker this season as the Saints' offense should give him ample opportunities. (
2/8/2010 11:11:00 AM
Description: Hartley became the first kicker to make three field goals of 40 or more yards in a Super Bowl.
Insight: Hartley is likely to be among the first kickers off the board in fantasy drafts next season. (
12/28/2009 11:29:00 AM
Description: The New Orleans Times Picayune reports that Hartley's job is not in jeopardy despite missing a 37-yard field goal in Sunday's loss to Tampa Bay.
Insight: Hartley should be a top fantasy option in 2010, unless the Saints inexplicably look to replace him during the offseason. (
12/23/2009 10:09:00 AM
Description: Hartley will be the Saints' kicker for the rest of the season after the release of John Carney on Tuesday. (
Insight: Hartley is a nice fantasy option going forward, even into 2010. (
12/18/2009 10:01:00 AM
Description: According to the New Orleans Times Picayune, Hartley (hip) was limited in Thursday's practice.
Insight: There's no reason to think Hartley will miss Saturday night's game against Dallas. He is a top tier fantasy kicker. (
10/13/2009 1:30:00 PM
Description: The New Orleans Saints waived QB Chase Daniel on Monday to make room on the roster for Hartley, who is eligible to return this week after serving a four-game suspension.
Insight: John Carney replaced Hartley, and has been kicking very well this season. Since the Saints' offense is so fantasy friendly, this is a situation worth monitoring. (
10/2/2009 11:01:00 AM
Description: According to the New Orleans Times Picayune, Hartley (suspension) is expected to be reinstated to the Saints' roster next week.
Insight: John Carney was signed to take Hartley's place when his suspension was announced, and seems likely to lose his job. (
8/17/2009 9:38:00 AM
Description: Hartley has been suspended for the first four games of the 2009 season due to a violation of the league's substance abuse policy. (New Orleans Times-Picayune)
Insight: Hartley reportedly tested positive for the stimulant Adderall. The Saints signed veteran kicker John Carney last week, and it's possible Hartley will not be activated at all if Carney starts the season well. (

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