Bucs 2016 2nd Round Pick K Roberto Aguayo Misses Another Extra Point


The No. 59 overall pick in the 2016 NFL Draft hit 32 of his 34 extra point attempts past year, the worst percentage among kickers.

However, Friday night's game apparently topped it off as his kicking game woes continued on and he missed one field-goal and an extra point attempt in the team's loss to the Bengals in their preseason opener.

Aguayo entered the game ahead of Folk on the team's depth chart, but clearly his performance cause the team to make the decision to cut him.

Veteran Nick Folk, who was brought in during the offseason to compete for the kicking job, made his lone field-goal attempt from 45 yards on Friday night.

Aguyao said he just got unlucky on the missed extra point. It was starting down the line and it just kept fading.

The 32-year-old Folk spent the last seven seasons with the New York Jets (2010-16), converted 27 of 31 field goals (87.1 percent) in 2016, tied for sixth-best in the National Football League, while making 24 of 26 extra-point attempts. I want to change this. He made 88.5 percent of his field goal tries, going 69-of-78.

Aguayo endured a bumpy rookie season and didn't do enough early in training camp this season to keep his job. I want to change that. I had a field goal in there but at the end of the day, it wasn't what I wanted. He struggled during his rookie season, making just 22 of 31 field-goal attempts, as well as missing two extra points. I did some good things.

But it turned out to be his last in a Bucs uniform. "You just have to keep your head up move on to the next day". "If you're a kicker, you've got to make your kicks".