Published Tuesday, July 23, 2013 AT 6:19 PM / Updated at 6:19 PM
Brett Maher cut from Jets
Sam McKewon Omaha World-Herald

Former Nebraska kicker Brett Maher has been released by the New York Jets, which signed Billy Cundiff to compete with current starter Nick Folk.

This is possibly a blessing for Maher to be released so early. It now frees him up to catch on with another team that might need a kicker.

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