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Nick Folk Injured

Nick Folk

The Buccaneers placed Nick Folk, who had been experiencing tendinitis in his plant leg, on injured reserve Monday, Rick Stroud of the Tampa Bay Times reports.

The Buccaneers won't release Nick Folk any earlier than Monday, when they have four kickers scheduled to come in for workouts, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports.

Nick Folk missed field-goal attempts from 56, 49 and 31 yards in Thursday's 19-14 loss to the Patriots. He converted both of his extra-point tries to finish with two points on the night.

Nick Folk made field goals of 20 and 34 yards – the latter serving as the game-winning kick – and missed from 46 and 49 yards in Sunday's 25-23 win over the Giants. He also made one of two extra-point attempts.

Nick Folk converted a field goal of 40 yards and made both of his extra-point attempts in Sunday's 34-17 loss to the Vikings.

Nick Folk connected on field goals of 42, 50 and 23 yards and made two of three extra-point attempts in Sunday's 29-7 win over the Bears.

Nick Folk won't suit up in Week 1 after the Buccaneers' matchup with the Dolphins was postponed with Hurricane Irma expected to make landfall in South Florida, Kevin Patra of NFL.com reports.

Nick Folk connected on all three of his field-goal attempts in Saturday's 13-9 preseason loss to the Browns, making kicks of 31, 42 and 43 yards.

Nick Folk was perfect on his five field-goal attempts during Thursday's final camp practice, Rick Stroud of the Tampa Bay Times reports.

Nick Folk was perfect on four kicks in Tuesday's practice, including one from more than 50 yards, Jenna Laine of ESPN.com reports.