KCCHIEFS.COM – It was a battle discussed every day at training camp and throughout the preseason.
Five-year Chiefs veteran and the 2009 NFL Draft’s “Mr. Irrelevant,” kicker Ryan Succop, was released on Saturday as the Chiefs cut down to 53 players.
Succop, who was anything but irrelevant during his time in Kansas City, leaves as the Chiefs most accurate kicker in history, successfully making 119 of 149 field goals in his five seasons.
Succop’s 81 percent success rate on field goals goes down as the best in team history with a minimum of 100 attempts. He also has 17 career field goals of at least 50 yards.
Therefore, undrafted rookie Cairo Santos out of Tulane will be the Chiefs kicker in 2014.
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