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Derek Dimke | Place Kicker

Team: New Orleans Saints
Age / DOB:  (24) / 4/16/1990
Ht / Wt:  6'0' / 180
College: Illinois
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The New Orleans Times-Picayune's Jeff Duncan says K Derek Dimke is leading the kicking competition early in camp.
Veteran Shayne Graham was viewed as the heavy favorite, but Dimke has a strong leg and is performing well. Experience usually wins out in the kicking game, however, so it would be surprising if Graham did not win the job. Aug 2 - 1:12 PM

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Saints signed K Derek Dimke and CB Derrius Brooks to reserve/future contracts.

With the Saints having moved on from K Garrett Hartley, Dimke should get a chance to win the team's kicking competition next summer. The second-year undrafted free agent is unlikely to be the favorite, however. Veteran Shayne Graham is 2-of-2 on field-goal attempts since replacing Hartley.
Jan 2 - 5:36 PM

Bucs coach Greg Schiano says second-year UDFA Derek Dimke will compete with Lawrence Tynes for kicking duties.

"We'll see how that plays out," Schiano claimed Thursday. Tynes will have to majorly face-plant to lose the job.
Fri, Jul 19, 2013 12:23:00 PM

Bucs signed K Derek Dimke.

The second-year UDFA was cut by the Jets last month. He'll be Connor Barth's caddie in training camp.
Tue, Jun 4, 2013 05:03:00 PM

Jets waived K Derek Dimke, WR Royce Pollard, and DT Roosevelt Holiday.

They couldn't cut it at rookie minicamp. The Jets will move forward with UDFA Brett Maher out of Nebraska as the "camp leg" behind starter Nick Folk.
Sun, May 12, 2013 04:55:00 PM

Jets signed K Derek Dimke.

Dimke spent last summer in training camp with the Lions. At Illinois, he made 39-of-46 field goal attempts in three seasons. Dimke will be a camp leg.
Thu, Apr 11, 2013 07:02:00 PM

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