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Detroit Lions cut Alex Henery, former Eagles kicker

Well, that didn't last very long at all...

Raj Mehta-USA TODAY Sports

The Detriot Lions cut former Philadelphia Eagles kicker Alex Henery on Monday in a move that was completely expected after a horrible performance against the Bufallo Bills in Week 5. Henery missed all three of his field goal attempts on Sunday, including the potential game-winning kick of 50 yards. The former fourth round pick lasted just two weeks in Detroit and went 1-of-5 on his field goals during that span.

Henery signed with the Lions before Week 4 and seemed to be poised to re-energize his career in a new setting. However, that was clearly not the case as Henery proved to be awful, even with the assistance of a dome stadium. Henery was 1-of-3 on field goals in the preseason with the Eagles, so his inaccuracy just weeks later is not all that surprising. For those keeping track, Henery's replacement, Cody Parkey, has made 10-of-11 field goals with this season and has had 18 touchbacks on 32 kickoffs.

It's really unclear what will be next for Henery after losing a second job in less than two months.

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