By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher
New York Jets kicker Chandler Catanzaro has retired. The team announced his retirement on Sunday.
The 28-year-old Greenville, South Carolina native signed with the Jets in April. In a corresponding move, the Jets signed free agent Taylor Bertolet.
Bertolet last played for the Salt Lake Stallions of the Alliance of American Football this past spring.
Catanzaro went 1-for-1 in field goal attempts in the Jets 31-22 loss to the New York Giants on Thursday night. He also missed two extra points.
Before signing with the Jets, he spent last season with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and the Carolina Panthers. He appeared in nine games with the Buccaneers.
As a member of the Bucs, he went 11 of 15 in field goal attempts. He also went 23 of 27 in extra points.
Catanzaro also went 5 for 5 in field goal attempts in four games with the Panthers. He also went 7 of 8 in extra points.
Before spending time with the Panthers and Bucs in 2018, he also played for the Jets and the Arizona Cardinals. He spent three seasons with the Cardinals.
He appeared in 48 games for the Cardinals over those three seasons. He played 16 games with the Jets, before playing a combined 13 games with the Buccaneers and Panthers.
In his career, he went 119 of 142 in field goal attempts over 77 games. He also went 182 of 196 in extra point attempts.