Bills release punter Matt Araiza after gang rape allegation
In the face of a major public backlash and internal questions over the decision to award Matt Araiza the punting job, the Buffalo Bills reversed course by cutting the rookie on Saturday, two days after a lawsuit was filed alleging the player and two college teammates gang-raped a teenager last fall.
Punter Palardy to sign 1-year deal with Dolphins, source says
MIAMI – A person familiar with the negotiations says punter Michael Palardy has agreed to terms on a one-year deal with the Miami Dolphins. The person confirmed the agreement on the condition of anonymity because the Dolphins hadn’t announced it. Palardy grew up in South Florida and attended St. Thomas Aquinas. He has a career average of 45.3 yards in six seasons with Carolina. Miami’s punter for the past four years has a career average of 44.7 yards.