Broncos Waive McManus, Sign Barth

November 26, 2014 12:13 AM

Broncos Waive McManus, Sign Barth
" ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — The Denver Broncos have switched kickers again, waiving first-year pro Brandon McManus and signing Connor Barth, who hasn’t kicked in an NFL game since 2012.

Barth, 28, won a competition with 38-year-old Jay Feely at the Broncos complex in suburban Denver on Tuesday.

Michael Koenen #9 of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers holds the ball as Connor Barth #10 of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers kicks a field goal during the second quarter of the game against the Minnesota Vikings on October 25, 2012 at Mall of America Field at the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

The Broncos were in the market for a new kicker after McManus clanked a 33-yard field goal off the right upright in Denver’s 39-36 win over Miami on Sunday. His miss followed a seven-minute drive that stalled when Peyton Manning tripped on third-and-1 from the 7 for a sack.

Cameras caught several of McManus’ angry teammates throwing their helmets in disgust when the Broncos came away empty.

That blunder came on the heels of a game in St. Louis where the Broncos passed up field goal attempts of 54 and 55 yards indoors "

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