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TAMPA, FL - AUGUST 26: Kicker Roberto Aguayo #19 of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers warms up before the start of an NFL game against the Cleveland Browns on August 26, 2016 at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Brian Blanco/Getty Images)

Kicker Roberto Aguayo was cut by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers after he was taken in the second round just one year ago. HBO’s Hard Knocks was around to capture it all, including teammates calling his misses:

Aguayo — the former Florida State kicker — was waived by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Saturday after he missed two kicks in the team’s first preseason game. The release comes after Aguayo had a sub-par rookie year and was already on thin ice heading into the season.

With the release, ESPN’s Trey Wingo is now proclaiming that Aguayo is one of the worst NFL Draft picks of all time, as the second round pick only made it one year with the team that drafted him.

Ouch.

Aguayo’s lack of success in the NFL is so perplexing since he was such a standout at Florida State. Aguayo missed nine field goal attempts last season along in Tampa after missing only nine in his entire three-year tenure at Florida State. Aguayo has also missed several extra-points with the Buccaneers, including both regular season and preseason.

Aguayo only connected on 71 percent of his kicks in 2016 for the Bucs.

He was picked up by the Chicago Bears off the waiver wire.

Jason has contributed to numerous websites in the past covering a wide range of sports including SEC football for the past four seasons. He began his journalism career as a student journalist at the University of Tennessee where he covered the Vols for the student radio station and newspaper. Here’s ...Read more
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