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Garrett Hartley

Garrett Hartley - #5 - K

Status Active
Height/Weight 5' 8"/ 195 lbs.
Birthday 05/16/1986
Birthplace Southlake, TX
College Oklahoma
Years played 6

STATS, LLC 2012 STATS

FG Pat Pts
18 57 111

Payton leaves door open for Sharper’s return

Posted Feb. 27, 2010 @ 9:53 a.m. ET
Saints FS Darren Sharper felt slighted by the team's decision to not use the franchise tag on him, but head coach Sean Payton said he still would like Sharper to be on the team in 2010.

Saints submit tender offers to 13 free agents

Posted Feb. 25, 2010 @ 6:31 p.m. ET
The Saints have announced they made qualifying offers to 13 players who will become restricted free agents when the new league year begins March 5.

Report: Saints offer tenders to three players

Posted Feb. 25, 2010 @ 11:01 a.m. ET
The Saints have offered one-year tenders to RFAs Zach Strief, Usama Young and Jermon Bushrod.

Report: Saints will not tag Sharper

Posted Feb. 22, 2010 @ 6:51 p.m. ET
The Saints will not use the franchise tag on Darren Sharper, according to a report, and he will become an unrestricted free agent on March 5 unless he and the team agree on a contract extension before then.

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.

Saints' Bush says 'anything is possible' with contract situation

Posted Feb. 07, 2010 @ 3:08 p.m. ET
Word is the Saints will release Reggie Bush after the season, but he said "anything is possible," when asked about his contract situation before the Super Bowl.

Kickers need focus on task at hand

Posted Feb. 06, 2010 @ 3:20 p.m. ET
It is impossible to overlook how missed field goals have marked this postseason, yet Colts 20-year veteran PK Matt Stover and Saints second-year PK Garrett Hartley have been very reliable in the playoffs.

Clark could be crucial weapon vs. Saints

Posted Feb. 06, 2010 @ 4:07 a.m. ET
PFW's Eric Edholm analyzes the expected battle between Colts TE Dallas Clark and Saints SS Roman Harper in the sixth and last of a daily series examining a matchup of the day leading up to Super Bowl XLIV.

Saints' Smith in a constant rush

Posted Feb. 05, 2010 @ 1:56 p.m. ET
Saints DE Will Smith's motor might be his biggest asset when facing the challenge of pressuring the seemingly unflappable Peyton Manning in Super Bowl XLIV.

Nerves no issue for Saints, Payton says

Posted Feb. 05, 2010 @ 1:35 p.m. ET
Saints head coach Sean Payton isn't worried about the Super Bowl stage being too big for his club. 

Williams hopes Manning feels 'remember-me' hits

Posted Feb. 05, 2010 @ 9:45 a.m. ET
PFW's Eric Edholm analyzes the matchup between Colts QB Peyton Manning and Saints defensive coordinator Gregg Williams in the fifth of a daily series examining a matchup of the day leading up to Super Bowl XLIV.

Logo for Super Bowl XLV unveiled

Posted Feb. 04, 2010 @ 7:37 p.m. ET
During an unveiling of the logo for Super Bowl XLV, the NFL announced Thursday that, going forward, the basic design of future logos will remain static.

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Posted Sept. 08, 2011
The Saints placed Hartley on IR, ending his season with a hip injury.||||||| John Kasay has kicked well in his place, so the Saints decided not to wait on Hartley's return, which was expected in late October.
Posted March 03, 2011
New Orleans Saints general manager Mickey Loomis says Hartley has agreed to a new five-year contract with the club Thursday.||||||| Hartley, one of the heroes of the Saints' 2009-10 Super Bowl title run, was briefly benched last season after several short-range misses, but finished 20 of 25 on field goals.
Posted Oct. 15, 2010
Hartley doesn't try to portray his two-week benching as some kind of lesson that might help him in the long run. Hartley says he's just glad to be the New Orleans Saints' primary kicker again and that he's focused on starting fresh while doing everything he can to ensure he doesn't get benched again.||||||| The 24-year-old Hartley heads into Sunday's game at Tampa Bay having missed three of his seven field goal attempts this season. The third miss came in overtime against Atlanta and cost the Saints a victory in Week 3. Hartley missed a key FG last time against Tampa Bay so that bitter memory could affect him Sunday at the 'Big Sombrero.'
Posted Oct. 03, 2010
Hartley remains on the roster but the team activated John Carney for Sunday's game.||||||| Hartley missed a 29-yard overtime field goal in a loss to Atlanta.
Posted Sept. 27, 2010
Saints coach Sean Payton says he has not decided whether to bring in other kickers to compete with the struggling Hartley in practice this week.||||||| Hartley missed a 29-yard field goal that would have beaten the Falcons in overtime Sunday, hooking the ball left. It was Hartley's third miss in seven attempts. His winner in the final seconds against San Francisco was tipped, too. Payton says he doesn't want to make a rash decision, adding that New Orleans' problems went beyond Hartley's miss.

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