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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

Turnovers key Dolphins' win over Cincy

Posted Oct. 07, 2012 @ 4:46 p.m. ET
Dolphins S Reshad Jones intercepted Andy Dalton's overthrown pass at midfield with 1:22 left on Sunday, preserving a 17-13 victory over the Bengals.

QBs testing Dolphins' pass defense at high rate

Posted Oct. 05, 2012 @ 11:28 a.m. ET
The Dolphins' stout run 'D' puts pressure on the secondary to make plays, as QBs are throwing it often against FS Reshad Jones and Miami.

Dolphins promote DB Presley

Posted Oct. 03, 2012 @ 11:43 a.m. ET
The Dolphins filled their empty roster spot on Wednesday by signing DB De'Andre Presley off the practice squad.

Jets sign FB Hilliard

Posted Oct. 02, 2012 @ 6:34 p.m. ET
The Jets signed FB Lex Hilliard on Tuesday and waived WR Patrick Turner.

Dolphins sign WR Gaffney, release WR Naanee

Posted Oct. 02, 2012 @ 4 p.m. ET
The Dolphins signed WR Jabar Gaffney and released WR Legedu Naanee, the team announced Tuesday.

AFC East Spin cycle: Week Four

Posted Oct. 01, 2012 @ 10:45 a.m. ET
The AFC East standings may look close, but Week Four proved that the Patriots are still ahead of the class.

Cardinals stay unbeaten after OT win over Miami

Posted Sept. 30, 2012 @ 10:35 p.m. ET
Jay Feely kicked a 46-yard field goal 6:31 into overtime to keep the Cardinals unbeaten with a 24-21 victory over the Dolphins on Sunday.

Wednesday's 60-second rant: Reliance on deep ball cost Dolphins

Posted Sept. 26, 2012 @ 4:41 p.m. ET
The Dolphins had been looking like a run-first team, but they relied on the pass late against the Jets and it might have cost them a win.

Dolphins sign S Amaya, LB Rivera

Posted Sept. 25, 2012 @ 7:07 p.m. ET
The Dolphins brought back S Jonathon Amaya and LB Mike Rivera on Tuesday. They waived OT Ray Feinga and S Troy Nolan.

AFC East Spin cycle: Week Three

Posted Sept. 24, 2012 @ 2:04 p.m. ET
The Bills and Jets are tied atop the AFC East with records of 2-1, and the Patriots are below .500 for the first time in nine years.

Report: Bush's knee injury not season-ending

Posted Sept. 24, 2012 @ 10:11 a.m. ET
The knee injury that knocked Dolphins RB Reggie Bush out of Sunday's loss to the Jets is "nothing season-ending."

Jets sneak past Dolphins in overtime

Posted Sept. 23, 2012 @ 5:37 p.m. ET
Nick Folk was successful on a 33-yard field goal with 6:04 left in overtime, and the Jets beat the Dolphins 23-20 on Sunday.

Chad Johnson gets probation in domestic battery case

Posted Sept. 21, 2012 @ 1:13 p.m. ET
Chad Johnson has pleaded no contest to a domestic violence charge involving his then-wife, reality TV star Evelyn Lozada.

Key matchup: Jets defense vs. Dolphins RB Bush

Posted Sept. 21, 2012 @ 11:55 a.m. ET
In the AFC East divisional game between the Dolphins and Jets, Reggie Bush’s performance will be key to the result.

Miami pass rush opposite Wake off to slow start

Posted Sept. 20, 2012 @ 10:50 p.m. ET
The Dolphins' pass rush has not been extremely effective through two games, especially on the edge opposite Cameron Wake.

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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