Mason Crosby RUMORS & NEWS

  • Packers reach four-year deal with K Mason Crosby

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "The Green Bay Packers didn't need the franchise tag for K Mason Crosby because just hours after the deadline passed for using it, the veteran agreed to terms on a four-year deal, according to an NFL source. Crosby's agent, Mike McCartney later confirmed the deal on Twitter. The deadline for..." March 02

  • Geno Smith, DeSean Jackson earn Players of the Week "Geno Smith's Monday night performance not only won over critics and headline writers it also earned him the AFC Offensive Player of the Week award for Week 5. Smith completed 16 of 20 passes for 199 yards and three touchdowns but it was his poise down the stretch leading the New York Jets to a..." October 09

  • Crosby notices different kind of change

    ESPN Wisconsin "Mason Crosby may not have made any drastic mechanical or mental changes to his approach to kicking field goals after a season in which he ranked last among NFL kickers with a 63.6 percent conversion rate but there is one change that he made in the offseason that stands out to him. “I do feel..." October 04

  • Crosby can earn every penny of pay cut with 2011 rerun

    ESPN Wisconsin "Mason Crosby has taken a pay cut to remain with the Green Bay Packers and while the much-maligned kicker can make up the money he gave up through incentives he’ll need to match the best season of his career to get it all back. Crosby who was scheduled to earn a base salary of $2.4 million in..." August 29

  • Packers kicker Mason Crosby restructures contract

    Yahoo! Sports "Green Bay Packers kicker Mason Crosby has restructured his contract a source with knowledge of the situation confirmed to Shutdown Corner on Thursday. Crosby had been scheduled to earn $2.4 million in base salary during the 2013 season. Under the restructured contract Crosby will earn $800000..." August 29

  • Tavecchio giving Crosby a good fight to be the Packers' kicker

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "Giorgio Tavecchio gets butterflies even in practice. He cares that much. There's never a comfortable feeling. There's always some tension. So the theory that the challenger plays loose with nothing to lose kind of goes out the window with him. His easy smile quick laugh and charisma belie his..." August 12

  • Mason Crosby's challenger Tavecchio trusts in himself

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "Inside this cafe off North Broadway, nobody recognizes Giorgio Tavecchio. At Green Bay's Kavarna Coffeehouse, he sips coffee, reads books on faith, on psychology and relaxes between practices. As the visits mounted and Tavecchio became a regular, two employees began to wonder. The tan skin. The..." June 24

  • Crosby's 2012 season ranks among decade's worst "The art of field-goal kicking has drastically improved in the NFL over the past 11 years to the point the league average for a kicker has swelled to around 84 percent. In 2001, the NFL had seven kickers fail to eclipse the 70-percent threshold after attempting at least 20 field goals during the..." May 31

  • Giorgio Tavecchio will compete with Packers kicker Mason Crosby

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "He knows the state's reputation. He's heard the cheese in Wisconsin is supreme, plentiful. So now, Giorgio Tavecchio - born in Milan, Italy - is ready to taste it for himself. "I heard it's the Land of Cheese, and I'm a diehard fan of cheese," Tavecchio said. "I can't wait to taste all the..." March 27