August 26, 2015
BRONCOS RELEASE K CONNOR BARTH
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — The Denver Broncos on Wednesday released kicker Connor Barth, it was announced.
Barth (5-11, 200 pounds) appeared in 71 career regular-season games during his seven NFL seasons after entering the league with Kansas City in 2008 as a college free agent from the University of North Carolina.
He has connected on 116-of-136 (.853) field goals and all 149 PATs during his career, which has included stops with Kansas City (2008), Tampa Bay (2009-13) and Denver (2014).
After being signed by Denver for the last five weeks of the regular season in 2014, Barth converted 15-of-16 (.938) field goal attempts and all 15 PATs for the club. He made 11 consecutive field goals to begin his Broncos career, tying a team record previously shared by Rich Karlis (1982) and David Treadwell (1989).
During his brief tenure with Denver last season, Barth twice tied the Broncos’ single-game record for field goals made, going 5-for-5 at Kansas City (11/30/14) and at San Diego (12/14/14). He was named AFC Special Teams Player of the Month in December 2014 after making 10-of-11 (.909) field goals and all 13 PATs.
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