Patriots Release Kicker Ruffer

Patriots press release…


FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – The New England Patriots announced that they have released rookie free agent kicker David Ruffer.

Ruffer, 24, originally signed with the Patriots on May 20, 2013. The
6-foot-1, 193-pounder, transferred from to Notre Dame from William &
Mary in 2008. He connected on his
first 23 career field goal attempts at Notre Dame to set a school
record. After appearing in seven games in 2009 as an injury replacement,
he was the full-time kicker in 2010 and 2011. Ruffer finished his
college career making 33-of- 44 field goals and 93-of-97
extra point attempts.