The Oakland Raiders cut ties with the man who replaced Sebastian Janikowski on Friday.
The Raiders waived former Cal kicker Giorgio Tavecchio, a source told NBC Sports California's Scott Bair.
The Raiders have waived kicker Giorgio Tavecchio, source said. @GehlkenNFL with the initial report.
Was in a competition with Eddy Pineiro to be the 2018 Raiders kicker. Had somewhat slow start but had a solid day today.— Scott Bair (@BairNBCS) August 4, 2018
Tavecchio converted 16-of-21 field goals in 2017, including 3-of-4 from 50 yards and beyond.
The Las Vegas Review-Journal's Michael Gehlken first reported the news.
This story is being updated.