Jaguars sign Brandon McManus after shocking Broncos release

It didn’t choose very long for Brandon McManus to uncover a new household just after he was shockingly produced by the Denver Broncos this 7 days — the kicker signed with the Jacksonville Jaguars on Thursday, the group introduced.

McManus was the final participant remaining on the Broncos roster from the team’s victory in Superbowl 50, changing all a few of his area intention tries in Denver’s 24-10 victory about the Carolina Panthers.

“McManus, a 9-yr veteran, has appeared in 144 video games given that 2014, all with Denver. In his 9 seasons, McManus has converted 81.4 % (223-of-274) of his discipline intention makes an attempt and his 40 produced industry goals of 50-moreover yards are 3rd most in the NFL more than that time span,” wrote the formal launch.

“His 946 complete details are fifth-most in the NFL given that 2014. He has appeared in four postseason contests and effectively transformed all 10 of his area intention tries, including two from 50-furthermore yards. He is one of two put kickers to transform all field goal and extra position tries (minimum amount 10 field ambitions made) in the postseason in the past nine seasons.”

It was definitely a surprising choice for the Broncos to slash him free, but the veteran has almost instantly observed a new home in Florida. He inked a $17 million deal in 2020, and Denver will conserve above $3 million towards the income cap by permitting him go.

The 31-calendar year-aged was 28 of 36 on field aims final time, kicking an extraordinary 8 of 13 that were being about 50 yards. The Temple College merchandise was undrafted in 2013 he holds the Temple history for complete factors with 338, field goals produced with 60 and industry goal tries with 83.

The Landsdale, PA indigenous will be wearing a new jersey for the initial time due to the fact 2014 when he takes to the subject with the Jacksonville Jaguars in 2023.

In a corresponding move, the team waived kicker Riley Patterson on Thursday.

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