Former Nebraska kicker Brett Maher has been released by the New York Jets, which signed Billy Cundiff to compete with current starter Nick Folk.
The New York Jets have agreed to terms with K Billy Cundiff and have released K Brett Maher.
— New York Jets (@nyjets) July 23, 2013
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.