As expected, the Lions signed former Eagles kicker Alex Henery to replace struggling Nate Freese, reports the National Football Post.
The Lions are going to make a change at kicker, according to the Detroit Free Press. Detroit is planning to sign former Eagles kicker Alex Henery after kicker Nate Freese missed another field goal attempt Week 3. Freese has converted just 43 percent of his field goal attempts (3 for 7) through three games. All four of his misses have come from 40-49 yards.
Lions kicker Nate Freese missed a field goal attempt Week 3 against the Packers. Freese was able to hit from 30 yards out, but failed to covert a 41 yard attempt later in the contest. He hit both his extra point attempts. Freese will look for more Week 4 against the Jets.
The Lions will stick with kicker Nate Freese for Sunday's game against the Packers, coach Jim Caldwell told reporters. The rookie has missed three field goals in two games, and Detroit worked out three kickers Tuesday.
The Lions, who are thinking about replacing rookie kicker Nate Freese, worked out kickers Rob Bironas, Alex Henery and Garrett Hartley on Tuesday, a source told ESPN. Lions coach Jim Caldwell said Monday the team would consider a change at kicker after Freese has missed three field goals through two games.
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