The Bills placed PK Rian Lindell on injured reserve on Thursday. He hasn't played since suffering a shoulder injury in Week Nine against the Jets.
The Bills signed PK Dave Rayner on Tuesday, his agent announced on Twitter.
With PK Sebastian Janikowski nursing a sore hamstring, the Raiders have signed Dave Rayner to handle their kicking duties in Week Seven vs. the Chiefs.
The majority of the Lions' core players are under contract for 2011, but Detroit is still left with some interesting decisions in free agency, ones that could signal position battles to come.
PFW visited with injured Lions PK Jason Hanson last week, and he said his rehab from the MCL injury that ended his 2010 season has been gradual but productive.
The Lions reportedly will place PK Jason Hanson on injured reserve and stick with Dave Rayner as their placekicker the rest of 2011.
PK Dave Rayner has been signed by the Lions, who are looking for a fill-in kicker with Jason Hanson expected to miss the next three weeks with a sprained MCL.
Cincinnati's PK competition features a pair of veterans (Mike Nugent and Dave Rayner) with spotty recent form. However, both have shown potential earlier in their careers.
Because other teams are likely to offer him more money and a better opportunity, RB Chester Taylor isn't likely to return to the Vikings next season, according to our Whispers.