The Carolina Panthers have signed kicker Joey Slye to a contract extension through the 2021 season, the team announced.
Slye was 29-of-36 for field goal attempts this season and made 33 of 36 extra points tries. He ranked second in the NFL with a 91.0 touchback percentage.
The Panthers signed Slye in 2019 as an undrafted free agent out of Virginia Tech. In two seasons, he's connected on 54-of-68 field goal attempts and 64-of-71 on extra points.
Here's other injury and roster news we're tracking on Tuesday ahead of Super Wild Card Weekend:
- Tampa Bay Buccaneers wideout Mike Mike Evans Mike Evans was a full participant in practice today because it was a walk through, NFL Network's James Palmer reported. Had it were to be a regular practice, Evans wouldn't have practiced, Palmer added. The Bucs listed him as DNP on their injury report.
- Kansas City Chiefs strength and conditioning coach Barry Rubin tested positive for COVID-19, NFL Network's Tom Pelissero reported. The team, which is on bye, hasn't had any players in its facility the past two days and they're not due back until Thursday, Pelissero added.
- Buffalo Bills wide receiver Stefon Diggs (oblique) was limited at practice. Wideout Cole Beasley (knee) did not participate. Today's practice was a walk through.
- Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll told reporters that a decision on the status for safety Jamal Adams (shoulder) Saturday against the Rams will be taken all the way up to gameday.
- The Cleveland Browns announced they placed center Nick Harris (knee) and defensive end Olivier Vernon (Achilles) on injured reserve.
- The Baltimore Ravens announced they have restored tight end Sean Culkin to the practice squad (from Practice Squad/Injured Reserve) and released linebacker James Crawford from the practice squad.