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Justin Tucker | Place Kicker | #9

Team: Baltimore Ravens
Age / DOB:  (26) / 11/21/1989
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 183
College: Texas
Contract: view contract details

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Ravens franchise-tagged K Justin Tucker said signing a contract extension is "a matter of when, not if."
Tucker admitted the sides haven't been in contract talks since the beginning of OTAs but he remains confident a deal will be worked out before the July 15 deadline. "There’s still time," said Tucker. "I’m optimistic that something will get done." Tucker missed a career-high seven field goals last season but also led the league in attempts with 40. Jun 13 - 9:39 AM

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Ravens signed franchise player K Justin Tucker to a one-year, $4.5 million contract.

Tucker will likely play out 2016 on the tag before heading to free agency next spring. He made 33-of-40 (82.5 percent) field goals last season and has an 87.8 percent career success rate. Tucker also didn't miss an extra point in 2015.
Mar 4 - 11:12 AM

Ravens assigned the franchise tag to K Justin Tucker.

The two sides were unable to come to an agreement on a long-term deal this week, so GM Ozzie Newsome is getting it out of the way ahead of Tuesday's deadline. If they can't reach a deal by July 15, Tucker will earn $4.5 million under the tag and be in line to test the market in 2017. He's 26.
Feb 26 - 9:30 AM

Ravens GM Ozzie Newsome said he plans to franchise tag Justin Tucker if a deal isn't reached before the March 1 deadline.

It confirms earlier reports. Franchising Tucker would give the Ravens more time to work out an extension. Tucker would make $4.5 million if he plays under the tag.
Feb 24 - 6:48 PM

The Ravens are expected to use the franchise tag on K Justin Tucker if a long-term agreement cannot be reached before March 1.

The franchise tag for kickers is expected to cost $4.5 million. Because the price is relatively low as compared to other positions, teams have regularly used the tag to retain top kickers and punters. One of the best kickers in the game, the Ravens will attempt to lock up Tucker with a long-term deal before training camp.
Source: ESPN
Feb 16 - 9:09 AM

Speaking Thursday, GM Ozzie Newsome hinted the Ravens might use the franchise tag on impending free agent K Justin Tucker.

One of the league's three best kickers, Tucker is due a raise on last year's $2.36 million. Rather ridiculously, the franchise tag has become common for kickers. Whether it's via the tag or a new deal, Tucker will remain in Baltimore for 2016.
Jan 7 - 2:51 PM

Impending free agent K Justin Tucker said the Ravens and his agent have been in negotiations for "the better part of a year."

Tucker made $2.36 million playing under an RFA tender this season. He should be in line for a raise. Tucker made "just" 82.5 percent of his field goal attempts this season, but all but one of his misses was from 50-plus. He was also perfect from the new extra point distance, which is a feat only five kickers managed this year. Tucker is one of the best kickers in the game, and he should push $10 million guaranteed on his next deal.
Jan 5 - 8:54 AM

Ravens contract-year K Justin Tucker is expected to command at least $9 million guaranteed on his next contract.

Tucker is looking to become the highest-paid kicker in the NFL. The Ravens have several contract situations they need to attend to (e.g. Kelechi Osemele and Marshal Yanda) but Tucker remains a top priority. At very least, he'll be given the franchise tag in 2016. As a point of reference, Stephen Gostkowski will earn $4.59 million playing under the franchise tag this season.
Fri, Jul 10, 2015 08:43:00 AM

ESPN’s Jamison Hensley expects contract-year K Justin Tucker to command in excess of $3 million annually.

Tucker is currently playing under his $2.36 million RFA tender. One of the best kickers in the league, Tucker should top Sebastian Janikowski and Robbie Gould’s $8M guaranteed. Tucker will be a candidate for the 2016 franchise tag if the Ravens don’t extend him.
Sat, Apr 25, 2015 02:33:00 PM

Ravens signed K Justin Tucker to a one-year, $2.356 million contract.

It's a procedural move after the Ravens placed a second-round tender on Tucker as a restricted free agent. The sides will keep working on an extension, but in the meantime Tucker will be locked in as an elite fantasy option. Tucker has averaged 32.3 made field goals over the last three seasons while hitting 89.8 percent of his attempts.
Thu, Apr 23, 2015 12:54:00 PM

Ravens owner Steve Bisciotti said restricted free agent K Justin Tucker remains a candidate for an extension.

Tucker is owed $2.356 million on his second-round tender. The Ravens want to extend Tucker over paying him a high base salary on a one-year deal. Tucker has been one of the best kickers in the league over the past three seasons, converting 89.8 percent on field goals. He finished behind only Stephen Gostkowski, Adam Vinatieri and Mason Crosby in fantasy points last year.
Sat, Apr 4, 2015 04:14:00 PM

Ravens extended a second-round tender to restricted free agent K Justin Tucker.

Kickers don't often get high-level tenders, but Tucker is one of the best in the league and only 25 years old. This tender is worth over $2 million.
Mon, Mar 9, 2015 03:33:00 PM

The Baltimore Sun suggests the Ravens could tender restricted free agent K Justin Tucker at a first- or second-round level.

This would ensure that Tucker would not get any offer sheets because no team is dumb enough to give up a top-64 pick for a kicker. It also would give Tucker a sizable raise he deserves after going 97-of-108 (89.8 percent) on field goals over the last three seasons. A first-round tender would cost $3.113M and a second-rounder is $2.187M.
Thu, Jan 29, 2015 09:18:00 AM

The Ravens are interested in signing contract-year PK Justin Tucker to a long-term extension.

Tucker, 24, will be a restricted free agent in 2015. He's only owed $570,000 this season, so Baltimore would be savvy to let him turn in another year before handing him top-flight kicker money. Tucker holds Ravens franchise records in both single-season field goal conversions (38) and points scored (140).
Fri, Jun 27, 2014 02:34:00 PM

Justin Tucker now holds the Ravens' franchise records for both field goals made in a season (38) and points scored (140).

Matt Stover previously held the records. Despite a Week 16 dud that buried fantasy owners in Super Bowls, Tucker emerged as a weekly top-five kicking option thanks to his impressive leg and the Ravens' red-zone woes. Only Stephen Gostkowski and Matt Prater scored more fantasy points than Tucker, who is now 68-of-74 (91.9 percent) on field goals in his career.
Mon, Dec 30, 2013 08:41:00 AM

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