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Patriots Sign Kicker Nick Folk; Release Kicker Mike Nugent

The Patriots kicking issues continued on Sunday against the Browns with kicker Mike Nugent, and today the team took a step to shore up the position.

Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports that the team is signing kicker Nick Folk, the team has made room for him by releasing Nugent.

Folk has been around for 11 seasons, hitting 80.3 percent of his field goals.

Most of his NFL career has been spent in the Big Apple with the Jets, where he connected on 82.2 percent of his field-goal tries.


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