Aug 24, 2013; East Rutherford, NJ, USA; New York Jets and fans celebrate winning field goal in OT by place kicker Billy Cundiff (8) at MetLife Stadium. New York Jets defeat the New York Giants 24-21 in OT. Mandatory Credit: Jim O

Cleveland Browns sign Billy Cundiff

The Cleveland Browns have finally found their kicker.

According to Alex Marvez, a Fox Sports 1 Senior NFL reporter and Sirius XM NFL radio host, the Browns have agreed to a deal with veteran Billy Cundiff.

The Browns had both Cundiff and Giorgio Tavecchio in for a tryout Tuesday. The Browns were also interested in veteran Dan Carpenter, but after rookie kicker Dustin Hopkins injured his groin, Carpenter opted to sign with the Buffalo Bills.

Cundiff began his career in Dallas back in 2002. He joined the Saints in 2006, but lasted just one season. Cundiff returned to football in 2009 and actually replaced an injured Phil Dawson for the Browns.

A year later, he joined the Baltimore Ravens and was named to the Pro Bowl after making 26 of his 29 kicks. However, his tenure with Ravens had a horrible ending and will likely be what Cundiff is best remembered for. Cundiff missed what would have been a game-tying field goal in the closing seconds of the 2012 AFC championship game and Ravens fell to the New England Patriots, 23-20.

Cundiff played in five games for the Washington Redskins last season and missed five of his 12 field goal attempts.

The Browns open their season against the Miami Dolphins at 1:00 pm EST Sunday.

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