Former NFL kicker Rob Bironas dies in single-car accident

Rob Bironas #2 of the Tennessee Titans smiles on the sideline against the New Orleans Saints at LP Field on August 30, 2012
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Long-time NFL servant and former Tennessee Titans kicker Rob Bironas dies in a single-car accident close to his home in Nashville on Saturday evening.

Former Tennessee Titans kicker Rob Bironas has died in a single-car accident.

The 36-year-old reportedly lost control of his vehicle on Saturday evening while driving in Nashville, Tennessee. He was taken from the scene by ambulance to the nearby Vanderbilt University Medical Center but was later confirmed as dead by a spokesperson.

Bironas had been ever-present in the NFL, having played nine years for the Titans before he was released by the team earlier this year.

The kicker was a star performer for Tennessee and was able to notch a conversion percentage of 85.7% from field goal attempts across his career.

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