Buccaneers release kicker Roberto Aguayo; Broncos' Derek Wolfe sprains ankle

In last year's Draft, the Buccaneers traded up in the second round to take Aguayo, who went 198-for-198 in extra point attempts and 69-for-78 in field goal tries during his stint at Florida State.

Aguayo did make a 20-yard field goal during the game. The Buccaneers decided it was time to part ways with their former second-round pick when Aguayo missed an extra point and a 47-yard field goal.

Veteran Nick Folk, who was brought in to push and possibly beat out Aguayo, made his lone attempt from 45 yards.

"Honestly, the extra point felt good". "You know, I keep saying it, I can't say it anymore. I think it's safe to say we have just seen enough in our time here - on these fields out here and the other fields that we've played (on) - that right now we feel like we need to move toward a more consistent performance in that area".

Instead, Aguayo's 71 percent field-goal accuracy was the worst in the National Football League last season.

Denver Broncos defensive end Derek Wolfe was carted away from the practice field after suffering a moderate ankle sprain.

"You've got to enjoy it, you've got to embrace it", Aguayo told reporters on August 4 when asked about the competition.

"When you get bored doing something, 'well there's more I can do". Not what I wanted.

Bucs head coach Dirk Koetter appeared to have lost all faith in Aguayo after Friday's game. Obviously, not up to the standards that I want. "It's a new day".

Aguayo sat alone for a few minutes after dressing at his locker following Friday's game. Aguayo's longest made field goal a year ago was just 43 yards. He is a likely candidate for injured reserve. LB Davonte Bond suffered an undisclosed leg injury and will miss several weeks.

Vanessa Coleman

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