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By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher

Roberto Aguayo was supposed the Tampa Bay Buccaneers kicker of the future. He has now become an after thought by the franchise.

He was released by the team on Saturday. The team made their decision after the former second-round pick missed two field goals in the 23-12 loss to the Cincinnati Bengals on Friday night.

Roberto Aguayo (Getty Images)

Roberto Aguayo (Getty Images)

Aguayo was more of a joke during his stint with the NFL franchise than anything else. He was a great college football kicker, but struggled to kick the ball through the uprights in the NFL.

He was the team’s second-round pick during the 2016 NFL Draft after starring at Florida State. He missed an extra point and a field-goal in the loss to the Bengals that led to his release.

When he was drafted in the second-round, he was the highest kicker drafted since 2005, which was in the 2005 NFL Draft. During his rookie campaign, he went 22 of 31 in field goals with his longest at 43-yards.

He also was 32 of 34 in extra points last season.

Aguayo became expendable once the team signed Nick Folk in the off-season. And when Aguayo struggled again, they wasted no time in ridding themselves of the failed experiment.

Folk, when he saw action against the Bengals, connected on a 45-yard field goal in the third quarter.

Aguayo missed a 47-yard field goal besides hitting the right upright on the extra point that did not go in during the first half.

He did make a 20-yard field goal on the team’s first series of the game.

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