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Ryan Santoso's time with the Carolina Panthers didn't last long.

The Panthers cut the kicker on Tuesday, less than three weeks after acquiring him in a trade with the New York Giants and just two days after his lone game with the team.

Santoso converted two field goals – a 29-yarder and a 22-yarder – but missed one of his two extra-point attempts in the Panthers' 19-14 win over the New York Jets.

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The Panthers will recoup the conditional seventh-round pick they initially gave up to the Giants in the trade for Santoso.

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Carolina signed kicker Zane Gonzalez off the Detroit Lions' practice squad in a corresponding move. Gonzalez, 26, converted 72.7% of his field goal attempts last year for the Arizona Cardinals,

a group of people playing football in front of a crowd: Carolina Panthers kicker Ryan Santoso (9) kicks a field goal in the fourth quarter at Bank of America Stadium. © Bob Donnan, Bob Donnan-USA TODAY Sports Carolina Panthers kicker Ryan Santoso (9) kicks a field goal in the fourth quarter at Bank of America Stadium.

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Burris suffered the injury during last Thursday’s win over the Texans. Before that, he tallied two stops, giving him 10 for the season. And, in Week 2 against the Saints, he nabbed an interception, giving him six for his career. The Panthers can turn to Sam Franklin and Sean Chandler in his absence, but it’s yet another blow to their banged-up secondary. They’re already without rookie cornerback Jaycee Horn, who will be out for at least a couple of months with a broken foot. Meanwhile, on the other side of the ball, the Panthers are keeping their fingers crossed for Christian McCaffrey and his ailing hamstring.

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