The Green Bay Packers released return specialist Jeremy Ross, the team announced.
Ross mishandled a return against the Cincinnati Bengals that led to a touchdown in the loss.
He also had a fumble on a punt return during a playoff defeat to the San Francisco 49ers.
A former undrafted free agent from Cal who has previous tenurs with the Indianapolis Colts and New England Patriots, Ross has two punt returns for 20 yards and six kickoff returns for 75 yards this season.
Ball security is the first order of business for a return man, and lack thereof is the quickest way to lose that kind of specialized job in the NFL.
Follow me on Twitter: @RavensInsider
Aaron Wilson covers the Ravens for The Baltimore Sun.
Check out our partners at TiqIQ for the best deals on all games on the 2014 NFL schedule.
AUG 28 Joel Corry
Between injuries, trades and positional battles, the financial landscape for several key players has shifted dramatically.
AUG 26 Joel Corry
The highly productive Dallas wideout is headed for a big-time payday.
AUG 22 Ari Nissim
Ten players closing in on lucrative new paydays.