Two or three kickers are usually drafted every year. In the 2008 NFL draft, the New Orleans Saints took kicker Taylor Mehlhaff of Wisconsin in the sixth round and the Seattle Seahawks selected kicker Brandon Coutu of Georgia in the seventh round. The first kicker drafted in the 1st round was Charlie Gogolak from Princeton who was selected by the Washington Redskins in 1966. Current Oakland Raiders kicker Sebastian Janikowski of Florida State was a first round selection in the 2000 draft.
Pete Gogolak was the first soccer style kicker in American football history. Gogolak kicked for the Buffalo Bills of the American Football League between 1964-1965 and the New York Giants between 1966-1974. His brother Charlie was the first place kicker ever selected in the first round of the NFL draft. Charlie Gogolak was a 1st round draft choice of the Washington Redskins in 1966.
Yes, he was the Redskins place kicker in 1996 and 1997. He played the first two games of the 1998 season before being replaced by David Akers. He scored 118 points in 1996, 82 in 1997, and 10 in 1998. In his Redskins career, he made all 78 of his PATs and went 44 for 60 on field goals.
The kicker for the 1960 Denver Broncos was Gene Mingo.
The Redskins first season in DC was 1937.
The Redskins first year in Washington was 1937. The starting QB that year was Sammy Baugh.
The Redskins first season in the NFL was 1932. They were known as the Boston Braves. They changed their name to Redskins in 1933 and moved to Washington and became the Washington Redskins in 1937.
Sebastian janikowski was the 5th place kicker Ray Guy was drafted in the first round by the Raiders in 1973 Charlie Gogolak was drafted in the first round by the Redskins in 1966 Russell Erxleben was drafted in the first round by the Saints in 1979
Saunders first season with the Redskins was the 2006 season.