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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

Referee fined for obscenity caught on open mic

Posted Nov. 16, 2012 @ 6:50 p.m. ET
The NFL fined referee Tony Corrente one game check for Corrente’s obscene language that was heard on television and at Lucas Oil Stadium.

Colts swap cornerbacks

Posted Nov. 16, 2012 @ 2:48 p.m. ET
The Colts elevated CB Teddy Williams from the practice squad to the active roster and waived CB Marshay Green.

Friday's key matchup: Colts QB Andrew Luck vs. Patriots defense

Posted Nov. 16, 2012 @ 12:55 p.m. ET
In Sunday’s marquee game between the 6-3 Colts and 6-3 Patriots, the No. 1 pick of April’s draft will help determine if Indy can pull the upset.

CB Butler's emergence comes at great time for Colts

Posted Nov. 15, 2012 @ 3:42 p.m. ET
CB Darius Butler has brought with him to Indianapolis a greater focus and hunger to reach his potential.

Colts place Powers, Nevis on I.R.

Posted Nov. 12, 2012 @ 3:41 p.m. ET
The Colts placed CB Jerraud Powers and DT Drake Nevis on injured reserve and activated rookie NT Josh Chapman off the non-football injury list.

AFC South Spin cycle: Texans win statement game

Posted Nov. 12, 2012 @ 12:49 p.m. ET
The Texans and Colts continue their winning ways, while the Titans got back on track in Miami. The Jagaurs, on the other hand, are going nowhere fast.

49ers aim to join Giants as San Francisco champs

Posted Nov. 10, 2012 @ 12:06 p.m. ET
Here’s a look at the four times the same city has won the World Series in October and the Super Bowl a few months later.

Colts' 'D' finally making impact plays

Posted Nov. 09, 2012 @ 12:06 p.m. ET
After failing to take the ball away for over a month, the Colts' "D" doubled its season takaway total in a Week 10 road win over the Jaguars.

Luck runs for two TDs to lead Colts past Jaguars

Posted Nov. 08, 2012 @ 11:43 p.m. ET
The Colts beat the Jaguars 27-10 on Thursday night behind two rushing touchdowns from rookie QB Andrew Luck.

First-time NFL head coaches impressing

Posted Nov. 07, 2012 @ 12:10 p.m. ET
The NFL’s four rookie head coaches, including Tampa Bay's Greg Schiano, are proving they belong at the top of their profession.

Week Nine Players of the Week

Posted Nov. 06, 2012 @ 11:23 a.m. ET
This week, PFW selects Andrew Luck, Charles Tillman and Trindon Holliday as its Players of the Week.

Colts 'D' stiffening when it counts

Posted Nov. 05, 2012 @ 3:57 p.m. ET
Led by defensive coordinator Greg Manusky, the Colts' 'D' has stiffened considerably in the second half during their three-game win streak.

AFC South Spin cycle: Colts' win about more than Luck

Posted Nov. 05, 2012 @ 1:56 p.m. ET
Colts rookie QB Andrew Luck was cool and collected in Indianapoiis' emotional Week Nine victory over the Dolphins.

Week 11 Patriots-Colts game flexed

Posted Nov. 05, 2012 @ 1:43 p.m. ET
The NFL announced Monday that the Week 11 game between the Colts and Patriots will be flexed to a late-afternoon time slot.

With Luck in Indy, Manning in Denver, everyone won

Posted Nov. 05, 2012 @ 12:52 p.m. ET
Peyton Manning in Denver and Andrew Luck in Indy couldn't have worked better for both clubs; three bad coaching decisions; and more from Week Nine.

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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