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Name  Lawrence Tynes
Born  5/3/1978
Height  6-1
Weight  194
College  Troy
8/22/2013 4:03:00 PM
Description: Buccaneers kicker Lawrence Tynes had toe surgery this week to remove a staph infection and is out indefinitely. SOURCE: Chris Mortensen, ESPN
Insight: The Bucs have signed former Bills kicker Rian Lindell to stand in for Tynes. They only brought in Tynes because Connor Barth suffered a season-ending Achilles injury playing basketball this offseason.
7/17/2013 12:56:00 PM
Description: Lawrence Tynes has signed a one-year deal with the Buccaneers.
Insight: He's replacing Connor Barth, who recently suffered a torn Achilles in a basketball game. Tynes made 33 of 39 field goals for the Giants in 2012 and was a perfect 46-for-46 on extra points.
10/15/2010 3:00:00 PM
Description: Ralph Vacchiano of the NY Daily News reports Tynes (left ankle) sprained his left ankle during Friday's practice and listed aas questionable for Sunday's game against the Lions.
Insight: This is his non-kicking leg, but a gimpy plant leg may be enough to diminish his fantasy value in a favorable matchup against Detroit if he is able to play. (RapidDraft.com)
10/2/2009 12:33:00 PM
Description: According to NY Newsday, Giants' special teams coach Tom Quinn said that Tynes' confidence is shaken after missing two field goals inside 30 yards so far this season.
Insight: Tynes has always been inconsistent, and the report suggests he is trying a new kicking style this season. That said, the Giants' offense should continue to provide him with a lot of opportunities. (SportsBuff.com)
9/28/2009 4:18:00 PM
Description: According to Ralph Vacchiano of the NY Daily News, via Twitter, Giants' head coach Tom Coughlin said the team is not looking to replace Tynes.
Insight: Tynes has missed two field goals inside 30 yards out this season, but there just aren't many better options available. (SportsBuff.com)
6/17/2009 2:56:00 AM
Description: Tynes made his only field goal attempt in 2008, appearing in only two games with the Giants. He hit three extra points as well.
Insight: Tynes is expected to return to the job as the Giants' placekicker with John Carney moving on. He has the potential to be a solid sleeper option next season as he should see plenty of opportunities. (SportsBuff.com)
11/30/2008 11:56:00 AM
Description: Lawrence Tynes is back to inactive for the Giants today, meaning John Carney will reassume the kicking duties. (SportsBuff.com)

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