Buccaneers replace released K Roberto Aguayo with former Arkansas K Zach Hocker

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During the team's postgame press conference, however, coach Koetter made it crystal clear that he believes the team gave Aguayo plenty of time to work through his kicking game woes, but unfortunately wasn't able to bounce back on his road to redemption.

Tampa Bay traded its third round and fourth round pick in the 2016 NFL Draft to the Kansas City Chiefs in order to pick Aguayo in the second round.

Roberto Aguayo's time with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers has come to an end.

"Like I remember I told him as a sophomore, remember I told you in the spring he wasn't kicking really good". However, he did miss two extra points (24-26) and was released by the team for cap reasons.

"Honestly, the [extra point] felt good, " he said.

"I know the type of man I am", he said. But kickers get a little tweaked off, and [it affects] your rhythm and timing, and I get a little distance here, but I may lose accuracy. You've just got to go out there and perform.

"Look, I want to digest this for a while", Licht said. I'm defined by how I keep my head up and keep pushing.

"You wanted to come out and be ideal". He made 88.5 percent of his field goal tries, going 69-of-78.

Aguayo himself may not, and the Bucs did leave three Pro Bowlers - Dak Prescott (QB), Jordan Howard (RB) and Tyreek Hill (WR) - on the board while moving up to get him. "It's a new day". The Buccaneers finally had enough after the 23-year-old missed a field goal and extra-point attempt in their preseason opener. Aguayo struggled throughout his rookie campaign nailing just 71 percent of his field goal attempts (22 of 31) while failing to make any kicks from more than 50 yards.

The Bucs traded third- and fourth-round picks to move up 15 spots in the second round a year ago to select Aguayo in what now looks like one of the worst draft maneuvers in at least the last decade.

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