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Randy Bullock will be Giants’ Week 1 placekicker

Team apparently worked out kickers on Tuesday

NFL: Preseason-New York Giants at New York Jets
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Randy Bullock will be the Week 1 placekicker for the New York Giants, coach Ben McAdoo confirmed on Wednesday. Bullock, signed by the Giants during the preseason, will replace Josh Brown, suspended one game for violating the league’s personal conduct policy.

Bullock’s status had been called into question because of reports that the Giants worked out experienced placekickers Shayne Graham and Cody Parkey on Tuesday.

Parkey, 24, was a Pro Bowl kicker for the Philadelphia Eagles in 2014, making 32-of-36 field-goal attempts. He made just 3-of-4 last season, though, and was beaten out by Caleb Sturgis this season. Graham, 38, has kicked for 10 teams in an NFL career that began in 2001. He was a Giant for one game in 2010.

Bullock, a vested four-year veteran, will be guaranteed his entire $760,000 salary if he is on the roster Sunday against the Dallas Cowboys. He made his only preseason field-goal attempt.

Bullock, 26, was a fifth-round pick by the Houston Texans in 2013. He was cut by the Texans four games into the 2015 season, and kicked for the New York Jets for the final eight games of the season. For his career, he has made 75-of-93 field-goal attempts (80.6 percent).

Brown signed a two-year, $4 million contract this offseason. The Giants have not said what they will once Brown serves his suspension.