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Dan Carpenter

Dan Carpenter - #5 - K

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 2"/ 225 lbs.
Birthday 11/25/1985
Birthplace Helena, MT
College Montana
Years played 6

STATS, LLC 2012 STATS

FG Pat Pts
22 26 92

Report: Henne likely to start Sunday

Posted Nov. 27, 2010 @ 1:15 p.m. ET
Dolphins head coach Tony Sparano is reportedly leaning toward starting Chad Henne at quarterback on Sunday.

Dolphins make change on defensive line

Posted Nov. 26, 2010 @ 2:56 p.m. ET
The Dolphins have signed DT Chris Baker off of their practice squad and waived DE Clifton Geathers.

2011 AFC East free-agent preview

Posted Nov. 25, 2010 @ 6:47 p.m. ET
Will the Jets overlook WR Braylon Edwards' off-the-field issues when he becomes a free agent in March? Check out our exclusive team-by-team list of AFC East players likely to become free agents in March.

Dolphins sign OL Ghiaciuc

Posted Nov. 22, 2010 @ 2 p.m. ET
The Dolphins signed veteran OL Eric Ghiaciuc and placed OG-C Cory Procter on injured reserve.

Report: OLT Long may miss rest of '10

Posted Nov. 20, 2010 @ 1:11 p.m. ET
If he doesn't play well in the Week 12 game against Oakland, Dolphins OLT Jake Long could be shut down for the remainder of the season due to a dislocated shoulder, according to PFW correspondent and Sun-Sentinel reporter Omar ...

Dolphins' O-line struggles highlighted in loss to Bears

Posted Nov. 19, 2010 @ 3:54 p.m. ET
The Dolphins' offense could be helped by a running game; unfortunately it has been non-existent all season and now is coming to the forefront with third-string QB Tyler Thigpen at the helm.

Bears shut out Dolphins 16-0

Posted Nov. 18, 2010 @ 11:46 p.m. ET
Julius Peppers and a swarming defense allowed only 187 yards and a single third-down conversion Thursday night, and Matt Forté rushed for 97 yards as the Bears sent the injury-ravaged Dolphins to their second home shutout in 40 years.

Bears-Dolphins matchup of the day: Tuesday

Posted Nov. 16, 2010 @ 6:04 p.m. ET
Dolphins head coach Tony Sparano probably wasn't excited to hear Devin Hester is returning kickoffs again.

Sparano joins the QB flip-floppers

Posted Nov. 16, 2010 @ 12:42 p.m. ET
When Dolphins head coach Tony Sparano flip-flopped and benched QB Chad Henne in favor of Chad Pennington for their Week 10 game against the Titans, he gave the NFL its 49th starting quarterback this season. Sparano joined a group of ...

TE Fasano signs two-year extension

Posted Nov. 16, 2010 @ 10:12 a.m. ET
Dolphins TE Anthony Fasano has agreed to a two-year contract extension with the team worth $7.75 million, according to the Palm Beach Post.

Dolphins sign Ramsey, Pennington on I.R.

Posted Nov. 15, 2010 @ 6:55 p.m. ET
The Dolphins have signed Patrick Ramsey and will make him their second-string QB behind Tyler Thigpen for their Thursday night game with the Bears.

QB Thigpen shouldn’t hurt value of Dolphins’ WRs

Posted Nov. 15, 2010 @ 3:22 p.m. ET
While the appearance of a third-string quarterback usually would kill the fantasy value of a team's receiving corps, such is not the case in Miami.

Thigpen, 'Wildcat' keep Dolphins season alive

Posted Nov. 15, 2010 @ 2:19 p.m. ET
When Dolphins head coach Tony Sparano announced last week that Chad Pennington would start at quarterback, he did so because the offense needed a spark. In the Dolphins' 29-17 home win over the Titans, the offense got a spark, but ...

Report: Pennington done for the year

Posted Nov. 15, 2010 @ 1:46 p.m. ET
A source close to Dolphins QB Chad Pennington has told ESPN.com that the veteran will miss the rest of the season with a right shoulder injury. It could be a career-ending injury as well.

Long to have MRI on shoulder

Posted Nov. 14, 2010 @ 10:34 p.m. ET
Jake Long will have an MRI on Monday to examine his shoulder, which may have been dislocated in the Dolphins' 29-17 win over the Titans

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted Nov. 18, 2011
Carpenter is listed as questionable for Sunday's game against the Buffalo Bills.||||||| Carpenter hurt his right groin in practice Thursday and was limited in Friday's workout.
Posted Nov. 01, 2010
Carpenter hit five field goals for a second straight game Sunday in a win over the bengals.||||||| The five field goals were the second-most by a Dolphins kicker—Olindo Mare(notes) made six against New England in 1999. The 54-yarder tied for third-longest in team history—Pete Stoyanovich made them from 59 and 58 yards. Carpenter is the ninth kicker since 1950 to make 10 field goals in back-to-back games, according to STATS LLC. No kicker has more.
Posted Nov. 17, 2008
Carpenter hit a 38-yard field goal with 38 seconds remaining as Miami defeated Oakland 17-15 on Sunday.||||||| Carpenter has made all 24 extra points and missed only two of 15 field-goal attempts this season.

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