Boswell was signed to handle the kicking duties during Thursday's preseason finale. Brown reportedly suffered the injury while attempting to make a tackle during the second preseason game.Analysis:
The Steelers lost incumbent Shaun Suisham to a torn ACL in the Hall of Fame game, and Saturday, replacement Garrett Hartley injured his hamstring on a kickoff, putting Pittsburgh in desperation mode.
Scobee had been with the Jags since 2004, and was 20 of 26 on field goals last season.Analysis:
Barth, who was released earlier Wednesday by the Broncos, will compete with Pat Murray for the starting job. Barth played for the Bucs from 2009-13, although he missed the 2013 season entirely after tearing his Achilles in a charity basketball game.Analysis:
Hartley, a Super Bowl winner with the Saints, will replace Shaun Suisham, who tore his ACL during Sunday's Hall of Fame Game.Analysis:
To make room for Hill on the roster, the Jets parted ways with kicker Andrew Furney.Analysis:
"I'm extremely excited to be a part of the Minnesota Vikings moving forward," Walsh said. "I'd like to thank Rick Spielman, the Wilf family, Coach Zimmer, Coach Priefer and Rob Brzezinski for giving me this opportunity. I'm proud to be able to stay with the team that drafted me coming out of college and I look forward to what is in store for the future of this organization."Analysis:
Gostkowski was slated to play the 2015 season under the franchise tag. He would have made $4.126 million. The two sides agreed to the contract before the 4 p.m. deadline Wednesday for players under the franchise tag to negotiate long-term deals this year.
The 31-year-old Gostkowski is a three-time Pro Bowler, including the last two seasons. He led the NFL in most points scored in 2008, 2012, 2013 and 2014. He is eighth on the active scoring list with 1,179 points, according to Pro-Football-Reference.com.
He has converted 86.8 percent of his field goals in his nine-year career -- all with the Patriots. He has missed just one extra point (450 of 451) in the regular season, with his only miss coming as a rookie in 2006.Analysis: