A former member of the Detroit Lions practice squad is headed east.
The Carolina Panthers have brought aboard kicker Zane Gonzalez, signing him off Detroit’s practice squad earlier this afternoon after waiving kicker Ryan Santoso:
Zane Gonzalez is the Panthers new kicker, per @daringantt. Signed off the Lions practice squad. Worked out w/ the Panthers in their rookie minicamp.
— Joe Person (@josephperson) September 14, 2021
Gonzalez, who has also spent time with Cleveland Browns and Arizona Cardinals, has a career completion rate on extra points of nearly 95% while holding a 78% career completion percentage on field goals.