Saints Release Shayne Graham

The Saints announced that they have released kicker Shayne Graham. In a related move, wide receiver Lance Lewis has been added to the roster.

Graham is a 15-year NFL veteran who first joined New Orleans as a UDFA in 2000. The 37-year-old, who has played for nine clubs in total, ranks seventh in NFL record books in field goal accuracy (85.5%), having nailed 266-of-311 career attempts. Overall, in 173 games, he has scored 1,219 points, tied for 35th in NFL history. Last year, Graham connected on 19-of-22 field goal attempts and finished as the club’s leading scorer with 103 points.

Lewis, 27 in November, spent all of last season on the 49ers’ taxi squad. Originally signed by Washington as a UDFA in 2012, the East Carolina product appeared in three games for the club in 2013.

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