The Packers claimed Ficken off waivers Monday, Field Yates of ESPN reports. Ficken had a three-month audition with the Seahawks, but the team opted to go with Jason Myers to begin their offseason program. Upon his arrival in Green Bay, Ficken will compete with long-time kicker Mason Crosby, who missed 11 total field-goal tries the last two seasons. Meanwhile, Ficken has just four appearances on his resume with the Rams, making three of six field-goal attempts and 14 of 15 point-after tries.
The Seahawks waived Ficken on Friday, Field Yates of ESPN reports. With this transaction, the Seahawks will enter the offseason program next week with just one kicker (Jason Myers) under contract. Ficken himself has spent time with four different organizations but only made regular-season appearances for one of them. In four games the last two years for the Rams, he was successful on three of six field-goal attempts and 14 of 15 point-after tries.
The Seahawks signed Ficken to a reserve/future contract on Friday, Field Yates of ESPN reports. Ficken was waived by the Rams in early October after missing two of three field-goal attempts as a temporary starter for the team, and he'll now compete for a role with the Seahawks. Incumbent starter and 40-year-old veteran Sebastian Janikowski is set to become a free agent this offseason.
Ficken was waived by the Rams on Tuesday, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports. Ficken missed two of three field-goal attempts with the Rams while filling in for Greg Zuerlein (groin) and will be replaced by Cairo Santos. If he goes unclaimed on waivers, Ficken will become an unrestricted free agent.
Ficken connected on one of his two field-goal attempts and five extra-point kicks during Thursday's 38-31 win over Minnesota. His missed field goal was from just 28 yards. The 25-year-old kicker has only converted one of his three field-goal attempts the past two games. While Greg Zuerlein's (going) timeline is still up in the air, Ficken is probably on thin ice, if he even holds onto the job for next week's game against the Seahawks.
|* indicates player did not play that week|
|WK||DATE||OPP||OPP RANK||OPP FPTS|
|8||10/28||@Kansas City Chiefs||7||6.39|
|9||11/03||@Los Angeles Chargers||8||6.44|
|12||11/24||@San Francisco 49ers||23||7.44|
|13||12/01||@New York Giants||30||8.63|