The Cleveland Browns will sign rookie kicker Greg Joseph after holding tryouts at their Berea facility Monday. Joseph likely will play for the Browns Thursday in their Week 3 game against the New York Jets.
Gonzalez missed 2 PATs and 2 field goals, including a 52-yarder in the closing seconds that would've tied the game, in the second half in the 21-1 loss at New Orleans Sunday.
'Guys, I'm just a college baseball coach.
Gonzalez isn't really regarded as a primo kicker in the league, so why on earth would the Browns ever send him out there when he's not 100 percent healthy?
NFL Network reported veteran Blair Walsh and Cairo Santos were part of the workout.
Rio Grande's Zane Gonzalez was mistakenly told by one Twitter user that he was 'the reason the Browns franchise is still winless, ' while another commenter got more creative: 'I hope you stub your toe every morning for the rest of your life. After his last kick sailed off course, Gonzalez sat alone hanging his head while sitting on the Browns' bench before being consoled by Saints kicker Wil Lutz.
The move comes after the Browns reportedly chose to part ways with Zane Gonzalez, who missed two field-goal attempts in the team's 21-18 loss to the Saints on Sunday, including a potential tying field goal. We were so close to that win and it's been so long, and I just let everybody down'.
ESPN's Adam Schefter reported Gonzalez had been kicking with a groin injury that will require an MRI Monday.
The Browns gave Gonzalez a chance to beat the Steelers in Week 1, but his game-winning kick was blocked by T.J. Watt.
Kicker Zane Gonzalez pulled it left.