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NFL Free Agency: Ex-Giants kicker Robbie Gould signs with 49ers

Giants will now have to shop for a new placekicker

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The New York Giants will now definitely need a new placekicker for the 2017 season. Robbie Gould, who kicked in 10 games for the Giants last season, is signing a two-year deal with the San Francisco 49ers.

Gould, 35, spent 11 years with the Chicago Bears. He joined the Giants midseason in 2016, taking over for Josh Brown and Randy Bullock. Gould went 10-for-10 on field-goal attempts, his longest from 47 yards. He missed three of his 23 extra-point attempts, however, and struggled to hit the ball deep enough on kickoffs.

The Giants did sign Aldrick Rosas to a reserve/futures contract, but Rosas has never kicked in a regular-season game. Rosas was in camp with the Tennessee Titans last season.

Available free-agent kickers include Nick Folk, Caleb Sturgis, Phil Dawson, Greg Zuerlein and Dan Carpenter.

Should the Giants have made more of an effort to keep Gould? Who would you like to see kicking for them next season?