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Bills release kicker Lindell
Orchard Park, N.Y. The Buffalo Bills have released the longest-tenured player on their roster.
Kicker Rian Lindell spent 10 seasons with the team before it released him Monday morning, in favor of rookie Dustin Hopkins.
Lindell, 36, is the most-accurate kicker in team history, making 83 percent of his field goals. Hes also the second-leading scorer in team history, with 980 points.
Lindell spent three seasons in Seattle before coming to Buffalo in 2003.
He signed a four-year, $11 million contract with the Bills prior to the 2012 season.