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Report: Place kicker Dave Rayner signs with the Bengals

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On Friday we wrote that the Bengals had worked out two place kickers in the eventual departure Shayne Graham, who has held place kicking duties with the Bengals for seven long seasons. Later that night, Joe Reedy writes, Dave Rayner's agent announced that "his client has been signed".

It's not unprecedented that the Bengals could have two place kickers on roster if they, out of loyalty, elect to give Graham a chance; who in turn would have to significantly reduce his annual salary well below what he "earned" last year on a one-year franchise tag contract.

However, I wouldn't expect the Bengals to be complacent with place kickers. This offseason represents a collection of recognizable free agent place kickers, ranging from Jason Elam, Jay Feely, Sebastian Janikowski, Olindo Mare, Neil Rackers, Jeff Reed and Matt Stover.