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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 breaks rookie passing record in Colts' victory

Posted Nov. 04, 2012 @ 4:55 p.m. ET
Andrew Luck broke the NFL's single-game rookie record by throwing for 433 yards in leading Indianapolis past Miami 23-20 Sunday.

Key matchup: Colts QB Andrew Luck vs. Dolphins defense

Posted Nov. 02, 2012 @ 2:57 p.m. ET
Andrew Luck might be one of the best quarterbacks the Dolphins have faced this season, and he will test the secondary.

Wednesday's 60-second rant: Dealing draft picks at deadline risky

Posted Oct. 31, 2012 @ 3:59 p.m. ET
The NFL’s extended trade deadline looms, but teams like the Lions and GM Martin Mayhew should be leery of trading away draft picks for players.

Rebuilding Colts contending in middling AFC

Posted Oct. 31, 2012 @ 9:46 a.m. ET
Arthur Arkush says it’s hard not to marvel at the Colts, now 4-3 and squarely in the middle of the AFC wild-card conversation.

Week Nine primer: Dolphins-Colts, playoff preview? Oh, yeah

Posted Oct. 30, 2012 @ 6:17 p.m. ET
The bad teams are now good. The rookies look like veterans. As we near the midpoint of the season, here are the best early story lines heading into Week Nine.

Tuesday's 60-second rant: 2012's biggest tricks, treats

Posted Oct. 30, 2012 @ 2:50 p.m. ET
With Halloween a day away, it's time to identify teams that have pulled tricks on us and teams that have treated us to the biggest surprises?

Colts make roster moves

Posted Oct. 29, 2012 @ 7:56 p.m. ET
The Colts promoted CB Marshay Green and FB Robert Hughes to the active roster and released NT Antonio Dixon and RB Mewelde Moore.

AFC South Spin cycle: Colts continue to surprise

Posted Oct. 29, 2012 @ 2:45 p.m. ET
The Colts edged the Titans in the battle for second in the AFC South, while the shorthanded Jaguars gave a gutsy effort in Green Bay.

Could management path be in store for Manning?

Posted Oct. 29, 2012 @ 10:57 a.m. ET
How hard would it be to imagine Peyton Manning as an NFL owner? The way we hear it, not too hard at all.

Acrobatic TD by Ballard gives Colts win in OT

Posted Oct. 28, 2012 @ 4:49 p.m. ET
Andrew Luck threw a 16-yard touchdown pass to Vick Ballard at 4:49 of overtime and the surprising Colts beat the Titans 19-13 on Sunday.

Colts' ground game looking up

Posted Oct. 25, 2012 @ 3:27 p.m. ET
With starter Donald Brown on the mend, rookie Vick Ballard showing well and an offensive line gaining cohesion, we hear the arrow is pointing up for the Colts' ground game.

AFC South Spin cycle: Texans send message to rest of AFC

Posted Oct. 22, 2012 @ 1:30 p.m. ET
The Texans sent an emphatic message to the rest of the AFC in Week Seven: the road to New Orleans appears likely to travel through Houston.

Colts head coach Pagano released from the hospital

Posted Oct. 21, 2012 @ 5:44 p.m. ET
Colts head coach Chuck Pagano was released from the hospital on Sunday. He has been undergoing treatment for leukemia.

Luck's two rushing TDs push Colts past Browns

Posted Oct. 21, 2012 @ 4:19 p.m. ET
Andrew Luck became the first Colts quarterback to run for two touchdowns in a game since 1988, leading Indianapolis past Cleveland 17-13 on Sunday.

Colts' Fleener practicing patience during rookie season

Posted Oct. 18, 2012 @ 4:05 p.m. ET
Colts TE Coby Fleener said he's making a steady adjustment to playing in the NFL and knows his first pro TD will come sooner than later.

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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