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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

Colts cut new five-year deal with Brackett

Posted March 05, 2010 @ 10:51 a.m. ET
The Indianapolis Star has reported that the Colts have agreed to a five-year contract with starting MLB Gary Brackett. Terms of the deal were not immediately available.

Colts' Manning undergoes pinched-nerve procedure

Posted March 03, 2010 @ 3:44 p.m. ET
Colts QB Peyton Manning underwent a procedure Tuesday to relieve pain in his neck caused by a pinched nerve, according to an official team release issued Wednesday.

AFC South team needs

Posted March 03, 2010 @ 9:59 a.m. ET
Steve Slaton's shoulder injury and fumbling problems may have convinced the Texans that they need to acquire an every-down back who can reduce Slaton's load. PFW continues its series evaluating the needs of every team — this time, the ...

Report: Colts hire Ron Turner

Posted Feb. 27, 2010 @ 3:40 p.m. ET
Multiple media outlets have reported that the Colts have hired the recently fired Bears offensive coordinator Ron Turner to coach the team's wide receivers.

Colts would struggle to replace UFA Brackett

Posted Feb. 26, 2010 @ 1:14 p.m. ET
Historically, the Colts have chosen not to break the bank to retain their free-agent linebackers, but there is strong reason to believe UFA MLB Gary Brackett could be an exception to the Colts’ free-agent rule.

Colts, Brackett discussing new deal

Posted Feb. 20, 2010 @ 3:41 p.m. ET
A report in Saturday's Indianapolis Star says that the agent for Colts MLB Gary Brackett and Colts president Bill Polian are speaking about a new deal.

Colts' offensive-line philosophy could be changing

Posted Feb. 19, 2010 @ 1:59 p.m. ET
Considering the way the Colts' run game continued to struggle this past season — especially in short-yardage situations — we hear the team could start emphasizing going after bigger, more physical offensive linemen.

The bluffs and trenches of Commander Manning

Posted Feb. 12, 2010 @ 1 p.m. ET
The Hall of Generals. Peyton Manning, the quarterback whose gallery displays scenes of spectacular glory and collapsing, puzzling defeats. How should witnesses judge the collection? And what other commanders featured in the wing have travelled such a strange and similar ...

Time to trim Manning back to size

Posted Feb. 12, 2010 @ 10:09 a.m. ET
He may be a media darling, but Peyton Manning has cemented his place a notch below the level of Joe Montana, Johnny Unitas and Otto Graham among all-time quarterbacks, writes Mike Beacom.

Seven deadly sins: Polian not completely right on Colts' biggest mistakes in Super Bowl

Posted Feb. 12, 2010 @ 3:05 a.m. ET
In blaming the offensive line and special teams for the Colts' Super Bowl loss, Bill Polian overlooked some egregious mistakes that other elements of his team made Sunday, writes PFW's Eric Edholm.

Top 10 stories of past NFL season

Posted Feb. 11, 2010 @ 10:57 a.m. ET
Even with uncertainty hovering over the future, a contrast of old and new came together to make the 2009 season a memorable one. PFW examines the 10 stories that dominated the NFL in the past year.

Bold, persistent Saints wore down Colts

Posted Feb. 08, 2010 @ 10:39 a.m. ET
The Saints' bold gambles, coupled with their execution in all three facets of the game, led to victory in Super Bowl XLIV, writes PFW's Mike Wilkening. 

Taking stock of a great Super Bowl win by the Saints

Posted Feb. 08, 2010 @ 1:13 a.m. ET
The Saints went through a gantlet of quarterbacks this season, cranked up to 11 in the playoffs, and came out world champs.

Saints stop Manning, top Colts 31-17

Posted Feb. 07, 2010 @ 10:03 p.m. ET
The New Orleans Saints stymied Peyton Manning, then intercepted him to seal the Super Bowl, rallying to beat the Indianapolis Colts 31-17 Sunday night.

Freeney, Powers active for Colts

Posted Feb. 07, 2010 @ 5:26 p.m. ET
Colts DE Dwight Freeney (ankle) and CB Jerraud Powers (foot) are active for Super Bowl XLIV.

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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