ESPN1530 On Demand: Former Bengals Kicker Shayne Graham, On Evan McPherson.
By Mo Egger
May 7, 2021
Shayne Graham was a Bengals kicker for seven seasons, and he remains the franchise's all-time leader in field goal accuracy. He also kicked for nine other NFL franchises across a career in which he accounted for over 1,200 points. He coached new Bengals kicker Evan McPherson last season as a Special Teams Quality Control Coach at Florida, and he joined me on ESPN1530 to tell us why the Bengals were right in using a fifth round draft pick on McPherson, the impact of Special Teams Coach Darrin Simmons, and the mental makeup needed to be a successful NFL kicker. He also remembered beating the Bengals with four field goals in a playoff game for the Texans, and he discussed the same intact long snapping and holding team Shayne worked with in Cincinnati in 2009 that McPherson will be joining in 2021. Listen...