Former Drake kicker Billy Cundiff has a new NFL job. The 33-year-old has signed a one-year deal with the New York Jets. Cundiff worked out for the team on Monday before signing his deal. He last played for the San Francisco 49ers after signing during the playoffs last year to compete with the struggling David Akers, but didn’t see the field. Cundiff will compete with Nick Folk for the Jets’ starting job.
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