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Shane Andrus | Place Kicker

Team: San Francisco 49ers
Age / DOB:  (37) / 10/2/1980
Ht / Wt:  5'10" / 190
College: Murray State

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49ers waived K Shane Andrus.
It looks like Joe Nedney (knee) is ready to resume kicking. Andrus missed a 47-yard field goal and had a 37-yarder blocked Monday night against the Cardinals. He'll resurface as a camp leg in 2011. Tue, Nov 30, 2010 04:39:00 PM

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49ers re-signed K Shane Andrus.

Andrus, 30, was with the team during the offseason and appeared in five games last season, missing his only field goal opportunity. Joe Nedney is out for at least one game with a right knee sprain and bone bruise in his leg.
Wed, Nov 17, 2010 03:39:00 PM

49ers re-signed K Shane Andrus to a one-year contract.

Andrus failed to draw a tender offer from the Niners earlier this month. He'll be a camp leg backing up veteran Joe Nedney and punter Andy Lee throughout the summer. Nedney's job is secure.
Tue, Mar 30, 2010 05:00:00 PM

Updating a previous item, the 49ers elected to not tender exclusive rights free agent Ks Shane Andrus and Ricky Schmitt.

San Francisco will look elsewhere for a camp leg behind Joe Nedney.
Thu, Mar 4, 2010 05:21:00 PM

The 49ers tendered exclusive rights free agent K Shane Andrus.

Andrus shanked his only field goal try of 2009, but the Niners will keep him anyway as an offseason/camp leg. He poses no threat to Joe Nedney's job.
Wed, Mar 3, 2010 09:33:00 PM

The 49ers are not expected to bring K Shane Andrus into camp.

The Niners will likely roll with starter Joe Nedney and camp body Ricky Schmitt come July. Andrus, who was on the Colts, Bucs and Niners at different points last season, will be looking for work.
Mon, Feb 15, 2010 10:30:00 AM

49ers signed K Shane Andrus.

Ricky Schmitt, who came down with a groin injury in practice, didn't even make the trip to St. Louis. Joe Nedney remains out with a hamstring injury. Andrus didn't make a single field goal in three games with the Bucs earlier in the season.
Sat, Jan 2, 2010 12:01:00 AM

Giants worked out kickers Shane Andrus and Sam Swank Tuesday.

Lawrence Tynes injured his knee in Week 9, though it's not believed to be serious. He's also come under fire of late, so the Giants may just be keeping their watch list up to date.
Tue, Nov 10, 2009 06:47:00 PM

Bucs released K Shane Andrus.

Andrus was just 0-for-1 in four games, and GM Mark Dominik said his inconsistency in practice had become an issue. The Bucs are now on their third placekicker, and the season is only half over.
Tue, Nov 3, 2009 01:23:00 PM

Bucs signed free agent K Shane Andrus.

Andrus will take over the duties of recently released K Mike Nugent. The Bucs also released CB Marcus Hamilton.
Mon, Oct 5, 2009 08:25:00 PM

Colts waived K Shane Andrus.

The transaction means the club is confident in Adam Vinatieri's (hip) health, despite his Week 1 field goal miss. P Pat McAfee will continue to kick off.
Wed, Sep 16, 2009 01:26:00 PM

Colts signed K Shane Andrus.

A well known "summer kicker," Andrus has bounced around since 2006 but never gotten in an actual game. He'll take Adam Vinatieri's place in camp.
Tue, Jun 9, 2009 01:32:00 PM

Bucs waived K Shane Andrus.

The Murray State grad signed a futures deal in January. Andrus, 28, became expendable when the Bucs added Mike Nugent to compete with Matt Bryant.
Wed, Mar 11, 2009 05:45:00 PM

Colts claimed PK Shane Andrus off waivers from the Giants.

A regular in Colts camp, Andrus has no chance to overtake Adam Vinatieri.
Fri, Feb 29, 2008 05:56:00 PM

Giants waived K Shane Andrus.

He was no longer of use after the Jints re-signed Lawrence Tynes.
Fri, Feb 22, 2008 03:33:00 PM

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