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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

Luck, Colts come from behind again to beat Titans

Posted Dec. 09, 2012 @ 4:36 p.m. ET
Andrew Luck led Indianapolis back from a 13-point second-half deficit aas the Colts rallied for a 27-23 victory Sunday over the Titans.

Colts' rookie class continues to shine

Posted Dec. 07, 2012 @ 2:54 p.m. ET
Drafting Andrew Luck with the top pick was the easy decision for Colts GM Ryan Grigson. The rest of his rookie class has also been tremendous.

Colts sign LB Westerman, activate OG Olsen

Posted Dec. 04, 2012 @ 6:57 p.m. ET
The Colts signed LB Jamaal Westerman to the active roster and activated OG Seth Olsen from injured reserve. They also placed LB Justin Hickman on I.R.

AFC South Spin cycle: Thrilling comeback keeps Colts winning

Posted Dec. 03, 2012 @ 3:43 p.m. ET
The Colts keep finding ways to win, the Texans got back to winning comfortably and the lost seasons in Jacksonville and Tennessee continued.

Luck, Wilson highlight strange, amazing QB week

Posted Dec. 03, 2012 @ 2:04 p.m. ET
Rookies Russell Wilson and Andrew Luck were spectacular in Week 13. But there were several other notable QB performances.

Colts stun Lions on Luck's game-winner

Posted Dec. 02, 2012 @ 5:06 p.m. ET
Andrew Luck threw a 14-yard touchdown pass to Donnie Avery with no time left to lift the Colts to a dramatic 35-33 comeback win over the Lions.

Freeney, Mathis finally wreaking havoc at same time

Posted Nov. 30, 2012 @ 1:23 p.m. ET
We hear the presence of OLBs Dwight Freeney and Robert Mathis finally on the field together comes at the right time for the Colts.

Colts sign S Howell, Olsen returns to practice

Posted Nov. 28, 2012 @ 9:55 a.m. ET
The Colts signed S Delano Howell from the Bills' practice squad to the Colts' active roster and announced that OG Seth Olsen will return to practice.

Week 12 Players of the Week

Posted Nov. 27, 2012 @ 8:51 a.m. ET
This week, PFW selects Robert Griffin III, J.J. Watt and T.Y. Hilton as its Players of the Week.

AFC South Spin cycle: Texans get controversial win, Colts win ugly

Posted Nov. 26, 2012 @ 1:34 p.m. ET
What we learned about the teams of the AFC South, which went 3-1 in Week 12.

Polishing gems propels Colts' unlikely path

Posted Nov. 26, 2012 @ 10:02 a.m. ET
PFW personnel analyst Nolan Nawrocki sees unwanted contributors sparking the Colts to a wild-card berth.

Colts hang on for 20-13 win over the Bills

Posted Nov. 25, 2012 @ 4:43 p.m. ET
T.Y. Hilton scored on a 75-yard punt return and caught an 8-yard TD pass Sunday, leading the Colts to a 20-13 victory over Buffalo.

Bills RB Jackson cleared to return

Posted Nov. 21, 2012 @ 1:03 p.m. ET
After suffering a concussion in a Week 10 loss to the Patriots, Bills RB Fred Jackson has been cleared to return and is expected to play Sunday.

AFC South Spin cycle: Schaub bails out Texans

Posted Nov. 19, 2012 @ 2:11 p.m. ET
The Texans' defense was bailed out by a historic performance from QB Matt Schaub, while nothing could bail out Colts QB Andrew Luck's continued turnover issues on the road.

Patriots release Branch; Hernandez likely out Sunday

Posted Nov. 17, 2012 @ 8:24 p.m. ET
The Patriots made roster moves Saturday, including releasing WR Deion Branch again, and they could be without TE Aaron Hernandez against the Colts.

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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