After Nugent hurt, Raiders on the lookout for a new kicker

first_imgALAMEDA — The Raiders are in the market for another placekicker Monday after Mike Nugent injured a hip during a 28-20 road loss to the Miami Dolphins.Nugent successfully converted field goal attempts of 25 and 52 yards — the last one with 1:40 to play.“Although he kicked field goals very well, we’re concerned about his status for this week,” coach Jon Gruden said at his weekly press conference.Nugent was originally brought in during training camp to join Eddy Pineiro, an undrafted rookie …last_img

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49ers report card: Jimmy G finishes strong, defense dominates

first_imgLANDOVER, Md. – Here is how the 49ers (6-0) graded out in their 9-0 win Sunday over host Washington (1-6):PASS OFFENSE: C+It’s not how you start (3-of-10, 10 yards at halftime) but how you finish, and Jimmy Garoppolo overcame rainy conditions. He completed his final eight passes for 113 yards after a red-zone interception. The makeshift line yielded only two sacks, though Garoppolo did have to flee the pocket a couple times and did so well (four carries, 20 yards). George Kittle’s three …last_img

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