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Buffalo Bills

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September 15, 2020 02:04 AM
Bills' Tyler Bass: Posts first NFL points
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Bass was good on two of four field-goal attempts in Sunday's win over the Jets while converting all three of his extra-point attempts.

The sixth-round rookie who beat out veteran Stephen Hauschka will certainly never forget his first NFL attempt, as replays showed the kick was actually good yet officials inexplicably ruled it as wide right. Bass's second attempt was well off, but he re-grouped to make two shorties (22 and 19) that provided valuable insurance for the Bills. While he looked a little shaky, posting nine points -- and having a legit excuse for one of his misses -- likely keeps Bass in the safe zone for now.

August 28, 2020 01:00 PM
Bills' Tyler Bass: Only kicker in camp
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Bass is the Bills' only kicker following the release of Stephen Hauschka.

It's not entirely surprising that Bass was kept after being drafted by the Bills in the sixth round of the 2020 NFL Draft. He's thus poised to replace Hauschka, who had kicked for the team since 2017. The Georgia Southern product has a strong leg, but his fantasy upside as a rookie hinges on how well Buffalo's Josh Allen-helmed offense clicks this season.

August 22, 2020 01:04 PM
Bills' Tyler Bass: Makes push in kicking competition
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Bass intensified the Bills' kicking competition with a strong performance in Thursday's practice, Mark Gaughan of The Buffalo News reports.

Bass is currently aiming to displace veteran kicker Stephen Hauschka ahead of his first NFL season. Although the sixth-rounder started the week with a few misses, his powerful leg was on display Thursday, when he converted six of seven field-goal attempts, including a couple from over 50 yards. In contrast, the 35-year-old Hauschka missed all three of his tries from that range, adding intrigue as the two continue to battle throughout training camp.

June 8, 2020 11:24 AM
Bills' Tyler Bass: To battle with Hauschka
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Special teams coordinator Heath Farwell confirmed Friday that Stephen Hauschka will enter the summer as the team's top kicker, but Bass will have a chance to unseat the veteran in an open competition, Maddy Glab of the Bills' official site reports. "Then you have a young player like Tyler who is loaded with talent," Farwell said. "He has a lot of ton of upside, but he's got to prove it in the preseason and training camp."

Hauschka has been Buffalo's kicker for three seasons, and while he's lost some accuracy and leg strength from his Seattle days, he's done fairly well in a tough climate, especially on pressure kicks. Coach Sean McDermott also values leadership, which Hauschka provides. That said, Bass has a booming leg and is the rare kicker that actually got drafted, so it's a competition not to be dismissed. Perhaps with the extra roster flexibility rules for 2020, the Bills might even be sold into keeping two kickers, Hauschka for anything inside 50 and Bass for long kicks and kickoffs.

May 7, 2020 02:52 PM
Bills' Tyler Bass: Signs rookie deal
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Bass has signed his rookie deal with the Bills, Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle reports.

Bass and his booming leg were taken out of Georgia State in the sixth round of the recent draft. It'll be tough for him to unseat incumbent Stephen Hauschka with what could be a limited tryout this summer, though the Bills did select him for a reason. With slightly expanded rosters there's a decent chance the Bills keep him around, at minimum, as a kickoff and long field goal specialist.

April 26, 2020 06:04 AM
Bills' Tyler Bass: Sixth-round Buffalo selection
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

The Bills selected Bass in the sixth round of the 2020 NFL Draft, 188th overall.

Bass (5-foot-10, 185) was a three-year starting kicker at Georgia State, where he made 54 of 68 field goals (79.4 percent). He'll compete with Stephen Hauschka and Kaare Vedvik.

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WeekDateOpp.FG-FGALgPAT-XPAPts
19/13/20NYJ2-422339
WeekDateOpponentTime/Result
Career Kicking Stats
SeasonTeamG1-1920-2930-3940-4950+TOTLGBLKPCTXPPCT
2020BUF11-11-10-20-00-02-422050.03-3100.0
2019BUF00-00-00-00-00-00-000---0-0---
Total11-11-10-20-00-02-422050.03-3100.0
Career Kickoff Stats
SeasonTeamGKOAVGTBRETRET AVGTDONSIDERECOV
2020BUF1665.04216.0000
2019BUF00---00---000
Total1665.04216.0000
 

Player Info

Height/Weight:
5-10/183
Birthdate:
2/14/1997
Age:
23
Hometown:
Columbia, SC, USA
School:
Georgia Southern
NFL Experience:
0
Awards: