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Adam Vinatieri

Adam Vinatieri - #4 - K

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 0"/ 206 lbs.
Birthday 12/28/1972
Birthplace Yankton, SD
College South Dakota State
Years played 18

STATS, LLC 2012 STATS

FG Pat Pts
26 37 115

Manning shows lofty worth with rebound effort

Posted Dec. 13, 2010 @ 12:32 p.m. ET
After he hit a rough patch, owners were actually wondering if they should bench Peyton Manning. But the superstar showed last Thursday night why that is never a good idea.

Edgerrin not the only James who can get it done for Colts

Posted Dec. 11, 2010 @ 2:21 p.m. ET
Undrafted rookie RB Javarris James does not have the athleticism or natural ability of his cousin and former Colts great Edgerrin James, but he has made a statement that he has the determination and work ethic to carve out a ...

Readers pick Colts to beat out Jaguars in AFC South

Posted Dec. 11, 2010 @ 1:23 a.m. ET
In a recent poll in which we asked readers to pick the AFC South champion this season, Indianapolis edged current division leader Jacksonville in the voting.

Manning, Garcon help keep Colts' playoff hopes alive

Posted Dec. 10, 2010 @ 10:17 a.m. ET
With an urgent 30-28 victory over the Titans on Thursday night, the Colts knocked the Titans out of the postseason picture and kept control of their own playoff destiny heading into the momentous Week 15 showdown with the division-leading Jaguars.

Manning, Colts beat Titans 30-28

Posted Dec. 09, 2010 @ 11:59 p.m. ET
Peyton Manning threw for 319 yards and two touchdowns, and the Indianapolis Colts snapped their three-game skid by beating the Tennessee Titans 30-28 on Thursday night to stay just a half-game back in the AFC South.

Colts' Wayne, Tamme active for Titans game

Posted Dec. 09, 2010 @ 8:19 p.m. ET
Colts WR Reggie Wayne, TE Jacob Tamme and MLB Gary Brackett, all of whom had been listed as questionable, are active for the Thursday-night game between Indianapolis and Tennessee. For the Titans, DT Tony Brown will play despite having been ...

Colts place Sanders on injured reserve

Posted Dec. 08, 2010 @ 6:04 p.m. ET
The Colts announced Wednesday that they have placed S Bob Sanders on injured reserve.

Colts nominated for peace award

Posted Dec. 08, 2010 @ 4:50 p.m. ET
The Colts have been nominated for the inaugural United Nations NGO Positive Peace Awards in the Professional Sports Team category.

Colts place CB Powers on I.R., sign RB Rhodes

Posted Dec. 07, 2010 @ 3:15 p.m. ET
The Colts have placed CB Jerraud Powers on injured reserve with an arm injury and brought back veteran RB Dominic Rhodes.

Colts CB Powers has broken forearm

Posted Dec. 06, 2010 @ 2:24 p.m. ET
Colts CB Jerraud Powers will miss some time with a broken arm, according to the Indianapolis Star.

Nearing panic time for Manning, Colts

Posted Dec. 06, 2010 @ 2:13 p.m. ET
Following their third consecutive loss, in which Peyton Manning tossed four more interceptions, the Colts are mired in their worst slump of the season at the worst possible time.  

Cowboys pick Manning four times, beat Colts in OT

Posted Dec. 05, 2010 @ 8:10 p.m. ET
On Sunday, Peyton Manning had two of his four interceptions returned for touchdowns and the last one set up David Buehler's 38-yard field goal in overtime to give Dallas a 38-35 victory at Indianapolis.

Q&A with Colts DT Dan Muir

Posted Dec. 03, 2010 @ 2:55 p.m. ET
PFW recently caught up with Colts DT Dan Muir to discuss his work in the community, the Colts' stout red-zone defense, playing on the same line with Pro Bowl DEs Dwight Freeney and Robert Mathis and Muir's love for ...

Colts need new approach for acquiring O-linemen

Posted Dec. 02, 2010 @ 1:51 p.m. ET
After several failed attempts both in free agency and through the draft, the Colts need to re-evaluate their approach for acquiring offensive linemen, the way we hear it

Colts add rookie LB Triplett

Posted Dec. 01, 2010 @ 11:46 a.m. ET
The Colts have added rookie LB Nate Triplett to their roster.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted July 27, 2011
Vinatieri's agent says the veteran kicker has signed a three-year contract extension with the Indianapolis Colts.||||||| The 38-year-old Vinatieri is one of just seven players in league history to score 500 or more points with two different teams (Patriots, Colts). He is headed into his 15th NFL season. Vinatieri missed much of the 2009 season, but came back and played all 16 games last year, making 26 of 28 field-goal attempts.
Posted Jan. 16, 2010
The Colts deactivated Adam Vinatieri for Sunday's Super Bowl against the New Orleans Saints.||||||| Vinatieri is considered the best clutch kicker in league history but the Colts are using former Raven Matt Stover in the biggest game of the NFL season.
Posted Dec. 13, 2009
Vinatieri was inactive Sunday after being ruled out Friday.||||||| Vinatieri has missed the last seven weeks with a knee injury.
Posted June 05, 2009
Vinatieri had surgery on his right hip this week and is expected to be ready for the regular season. Vinatieri, one of the NFL's great clutch kickers, was treated by Dr. Marc Phillipon, who operated on Yankees star Alex Rodriguez.||||||| The Colts have not given a timetable on how much time Vinatieri may miss, other than to say he should be able to play in the opener Sept. 13 against Jacksonville.
Posted Nov. 03, 2008
Vinatieri scored what would be the game-winning field goal in the Colts' 18-15 win over the Patriots on Sunday.||||||| The 52-yarder was his longest since a 57-yarder at Chicago on Nov. 10, 2002. Vinatieri is 6-for-9 on field-goal attempts this season.

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