HOUSTON (AP) Kicker Randy Bullock has been released by the Houston Texans after missing an extra point and a field-goal attempt on Sunday.

Veteran Nick Novak was signed on Tuesday to take his place. Bullock, who was in his third season out of Texas A&M, also missed an extra point in Week 1.

His missed field-goal attempt was from 43 yards on Sunday.

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Novak played for the San Diego Chargers for the past four seasons and also played for Washington, Arizona and Kansas City.

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