Younghoe Koo’s time with the Chargers is over after four games.
The struggling rookie kicker was released Thursday with the team signing veteran free agent Nick Novak to replace him.
Koo was just 3 of 6 on field-goal attempts this season, missing last-minute field goals in both Week 1 and Week 2. The missed kick in Week 1 resulted in a 24-21 loss to the Broncos and Koo’s miss against the Dolphins a week later came in a 19-17 home loss. The South Korea native initially signed as an undrafted free agent out of Georgia Southern.
The Nevada Department of Corrections released a photo and video of his departure on their Facebook page. It was not immediately known who picked Simpson up or where he was headed after being freed.
The Nevada Board of Parole Commissioners ruled in July that Simpson could be freed as early as Oct. 1. State prisons spokeswoman Brooke Keast told The Associated Press that Simpson’s release was timed to avoid media attention.
While Simpson said at his parole hearing that he intended to live with a friend in Florida upon his release, the Florida Department of Corrections has not received the required Cheap Jerseys Mall paperwork Cheap Jerseys Outlet Shop that would allow him to do so. Nor has the state of California, where Simpson’s sister, Shirley Baker, and oldest daughter, Arnelle, live.
Simpson’s attorney, Malcolm LaVergne, said he had no information regarding where Simpson will live, and that it’s up to Simpson to make relocation plans on his own.