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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

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FG Pat Pts
18 57 111

Q&A with Saints QB Drew Brees

Posted Feb. 04, 2010 @ 7:22 p.m. ET
Saints QB Drew Brees spoke with reporters on Thursday about how it feels to be considered an "underdog" in the Super Bowl, and he described his close-knit relationship with head coach Sean Payton.

Report: Contract extension in works for Brees

Posted Feb. 04, 2010 @ 12:08 p.m. ET
The Saints are expected to reward QB Drew Brees for his stellar play later this year with a contract extension.

Carney serves as generous mentor to Hartley

Posted Feb. 04, 2010 @ 11:08 a.m. ET
One of the most productive kickers in NFL history found himself in an interesting situation late in the NFC championship game. With a Super Bowl berth on the line, the Saints were setting themselves up to kick a potential game-winning ...

Bush hopes to break long punt return

Posted Feb. 04, 2010 @ 10:48 a.m. ET
PFW's Eric Edholm analyzes the matchup between Saints PR Reggie Bush and Colts P Pat McAfee and his punt-coverage team in the fourth of a daily series examining a matchup of the day leading up to Super Bowl XLIV.

Saints' Bush has endured growing pains

Posted Feb. 03, 2010 @ 8:30 p.m. ET
Saints RB Reggie Bush has had an up-and-down career to date, but head coach Sean Payton believes his knowledge of the offense has improved. Read Wednesday's Super Bowl notebook.

Q&A with Saints FS Darren Sharper

Posted Feb. 03, 2010 @ 6:03 p.m. ET
FS Darren Sharper doesn't think the Saints' defense is "dirty," but he admits it might be a bit grimy.

Smith squares off vs. Johnson and Manning

Posted Feb. 03, 2010 @ 8:58 a.m. ET
PFW's Eric Edholm analyzes the matchup between Saints DE Will Smith and Colts OLT Charlie Johnson in the third of a daily series examining a matchup of the day leading up to Super Bowl XLIV.

Q&A with Saints MLB Jonathan Vilma

Posted Feb. 02, 2010 @ 7:14 p.m. ET
Saints MLB Jonathan Vilma discussed the matchup with the Colts and being traded by the Jets in 2008 with the media on Tuesday.

Greer battles, but Wayne is tough assignment

Posted Feb. 02, 2010 @ 11:03 a.m. ET
PFW's Eric Edholm analyzes the matchup between Saints CB Jabari Greer and Colts WR Reggie Wayne in the second of a daily series examining a matchup of the day leading up to Super Bowl XLIV.

Super Bowl game preview: Saints vs. Colts

Posted Feb. 01, 2010 @ 4:46 p.m. ET
PFW breaks down the matchups for Super Bowl XLIV, analyzing what to look for when each team has the ball, as well as special teams. We also rate which team has the edge at each position, in addition to five ...

Super Bowl XLIV matchup tidbits

Posted Feb. 01, 2010 @ 11:12 a.m. ET
Here's a roundup of interesting facts and figures for Super Bowl XLIV.

Will Freeney's bad ankle equalize matchup?

Posted Feb. 01, 2010 @ 10:55 a.m. ET
PFW's Eric Edholm analyzes the matchup between Saints OLT Jermon Bushrod and Colts DRE Dwight Freeney in the first of a daily series examining a matchup of the day leading up to Super Bowl XLIV.

League admits officiating error, fines Saints' McCray

Posted Jan. 29, 2010 @ 8:53 p.m. ET
The NFL has admitted that a hit on Brett Favre on a play that resulted in a key interception in the NFC championship game should have drawn a penalty flag, according to ESPN.com. Coincidentally, the league announced Friday that ...

The patron Saint

Posted Jan. 29, 2010 @ 11:39 a.m. ET
For years Archie Manning was the Saints' only hope, a primo competitor who could create downfield action, naturally dynamic that way, delivering the ball right on, but he was placed in command of a perpetual expansion team.

Twelfth man ended up haunting Vikings

Posted Jan. 26, 2010 @ 2:32 p.m. ET
It's hard to tell which 12th man was more of a factor in Sunday's NFC championship loss to the Saints: the raucous, roaring, ebbing-and-flowing sea of black and gold in the Superdome or the extra man who was ...

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

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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