The Los Angeles Chargers added a second kicker to the roster on Friday by signing Nick Rose, who appeared in two online games with the group in 2017. To make home, the group waived functioning again Troymaine Pope
On Friday, Head Coach Anthony Lynn created it crystal clear that Rose was brought in for kickoffs as the Patriots boast a person of the most dangerous returners in the league, Cordarrelle Patterson.
“Our coverage (units), they’ve been excellent, but they deal with kicks every single one week,” Lynn stated. The guy that we’re struggling with, Patterson, I imagine he’s a person of the greatest in the business enterprise. If we can kick the ball in the conclude zone a minimal bit, that may well assist…(Rose has) a solid leg. If we have to use him in a field goal problem if a little something comes about to our kicker, we’re assured he can kick field objectives, but he has a solid kickoff leg and that is what we have been seeking at.”
Rose has appeared in 10 online games above his career for the Bolts and Washington Redskins, changing 11 of 14 field goal tries (78.6 p.c) with a extended of 55. In addition, 32 of his 47 career kickoffs have been for touchbacks, such as eight-of-9 last yr for the Chargers (88.9 p.c).
Rose is the second kicker presently on the Bolts’ roster, becoming a member of Badgley, who has been income for the Bolts on field objectives and added factors. The undrafted rookie just established franchise postseason documents last week in opposition to the Baltimore Ravens for one-match factors (15) and field objectives (5). In addition, Badgley established a group file for the greatest one-year field goal percentage (93.8) by a kicker through the regular year with at least 15 created field objectives.