Dimke Perfect In Preseason Opener

By Scott Leber | sleber@wtvo.com

Published 08/09 2014 03:38AM

Updated 08/09 2014 03:45AM

ST. LOUIS-Rockford native Derek Dimke made the most of his opportunities in the Saints preseason opener Friday against the Rams. He made his only field goal attempt from 37 yards. He also made his only extra point attempt from the NFL's longer experimental distance of 33 yards.

His competitor for the kicking job veteran Shayne Graham, missed a 33 yard extra point attempt wide. But Graham did convert at 37 yard field goal just as Dimke did.

The Saints beat the Rams 26-24. The Saints next preseason game will be next Friday, August 15th at home against the Titans.

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