Myers was released Tuesday by the Jaguars, John Oehser of the team's official site reports.
Myers is coming off an outing against the Rams where he missed two 54-yard field goals, making him 0-for-3 from 50-plus yards on the season. With the Jaguars' offense often times struggling to move the ball, the team is likely looking to find a more reliable leg from longer distances. Upon releasing Myers, the team has signed Josh Lambo, who played for the Chargers in each of the last two seasons.
Myers has connected on 11 of his 12 field-goal attempts from inside of 50 yards, but he's 0-for-3 from 50-plus and has also missed a couple extra points. While a change for Week 7 against the Colts is unlikely, Myers could face a challenge to his job if he doesn't improve soon. His strong work on kickoffs and ability to connect on long field goals made up for his shaky results on PATs in 2015 and 2016.
Myers converted his only field goal attempt and went 3-for-4 on extra points in Sunday's 30-9 win over the Steelers.
After going 2-for-3 in the team's Week 4 loss to the Jets, Myers rebounded to make a 47-yarder Sunday, though he did misfire on an extra point for the second time this season. Through five weeks, Myers has converted 10 of 13 field goals and 13 of 15 extra-point attempts.
Myers connected on chip shots from 22 and 30 yards out but missed a critical 52-yarder in the fourth quarter on his first attempt from 50-plus yards of the season. Through four games, Myers is 9-of-11 overall and 10-of-11 on extra points.
Myers converted three field goals and five extra-points in Sunday's drubbing of the Ravens.
Myers was a bit shaky during the preseason, but he's since righted the ship, and Week 3 marked his best performance of the young season. Myers hit from 23, 45 and 29 yards -- all in the first half -- and is now 7-of-8 on field goals for the season.
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