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Nick Folk

Nick Folk - #2 - K

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 1"/ 222 lbs.
Birthday 11/05/1984
Birthplace Hollywood, CA
College Arizona
Years played 7
Drafted 2007, 6th round, 4th pick by Cowboys

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FG Pat Pts
21 30 93

Tannenbaum: Sanchez will be ready before camp but not exactly sure when

Posted Feb. 26, 2010 @ 1:48 p.m. ET
During his press conference at the Combine Friday, Jets GM Mike Tannenbaum changed his tune, slightly, on QB Mark Sanchez's timetable to get back on the field after undergoing knee surgery Feb. 17.

The RB gem of the 2000 draft

Posted Feb. 25, 2010 @ 8:46 p.m. ET
Thomas Jones' second act is one of the finest comeback stories in NFL history. Think, how many skill guys can you name who transformed themselves from bust to one of the NFL's best after the age of 26? How ...

Report: Jets sign PK Folk

Posted Feb. 23, 2010 @ 1:45 p.m. ET
The Jets signed PK Nick Folk to a one-year contract Tuesday, according to a report.

Sanchez to undergo surgery Wednesday

Posted Feb. 17, 2010 @ 11:59 a.m. ET
Jets QB Mark Sanchez will undergo surgery on his left knee Wednesday, according to reports.

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.

Jets fine coach Ryan $50,000 for obscene gesture

Posted Feb. 03, 2010 @ 9:23 p.m. ET
The Jets have fined head coach Rex Ryan $50,000 for making an obscene gesture at a mixed martial arts event last weekend in Miami.

Jets' Sanchez will undergo knee surgery

Posted Feb. 02, 2010 @ 1:45 p.m. ET
Jets QB Mark Sanchez has decided to undergo surgery on his left knee, but he's expected to be ready for training camp, reports indicate.

Jets' Ryan apologizes for obscene gesture

Posted Feb. 01, 2010 @ 11:34 a.m. ET
Jets head coach Rex Ryan has apologized for making an obscene gesture at a mixed martial arts event Saturday night in Florida.

Reliving past Super Bowls in South Florida

Posted Jan. 31, 2010 @ 12:53 p.m. ET
With Super Bowl XLIV only a week away, Tom Danyluk looks back at the nine previous Super Bowls held in South Florida, focusing on a highlight or two, or an interesting anecdote, from each game.

Jones’ future with Jets still uncertain

Posted Jan. 30, 2010 @ 3:10 p.m. ET
Jets RB Thomas Jones had a career year in 2009, but there's a good chance he will be playing elsewhere next season.

New York Jets' season in review

Posted Jan. 21, 2010 @ 8:01 p.m. ET
We take a week-by-week look at the 2009 season of the AFC wild-card Jets.

Jets not confident enough in Edwards to offer long-term deal

Posted Jan. 20, 2010 @ 1:26 p.m. ET
The Jets are expected to offer WR Braylon Edwards a one-year tender when he becomes a restricted free agent in March, and they will pass on the opportunity to lock him up with a long-term deal.

Jets DE Ellis has broken hand

Posted Jan. 18, 2010 @ 4:26 p.m. ET
Jets starting DE Shaun Ellis suffered a broken left hand on the first play of the Jets' divisional playoff victory over the Chargers Sunday, but he will put off surgery until after the AFC championship game so that he can ...

Sanchez, Greene star as Jets shock Chargers

Posted Jan. 17, 2010 @ 8:47 p.m. ET
Rookies Mark Sanchez and Shonn Greene led the Jets to a stunning 17-14 upset of San Diego in the divisional playoffs Sunday, each providing a touchdown in the fourth quarter that marked another Chargers postseason pratfall.

Pace says Jets believe in Gholston

Posted Jan. 16, 2010 @ 7:37 p.m. ET
Teammate and fellow outside 'backer Calvin Pace recently explained what he's seeing from Vernon Gholston, in an exclusive interview with PFW.

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Posted Aug. 27, 2012
The Jets have cut veteran kicker Josh Brown, giving Folk the job after a tight competition.||||||| Folk, entering his third season with the Jets, was re-signed in March after going 19 for 25. Both were solid in the preseason, with Folk going 4 for 4 and Brown 3 for 4, but Folk was more consistent throughout training camp. Folk beat out Nick Novak last summer.
Posted March 14, 2012
The Jets have re-signed kicker Nick Folk, who spent the last two years with the team. Terms of the deal were not immediately disclosed.||||||| Folk, a former Pro Bowl selection with Dallas, converted 19 of 25 field-goal attempts last season, but three of those misses were from 50 yards or more. Folk was signed by the Jets in 2010 after three seasons with the Cowboys. After struggling a bit in his first training camp with New York, Folk was solid while setting the franchise mark with a career-best 56-yard field goal. He set a team record by making his first 11 field-goal attempts.
Posted July 27, 2011
Folk is rejoining the Jets after agreeing to terms with the team on a one-year deal.||||||| Folk wrote on his Twitter page Wednesday night that he's "Happy to be headed back to Jersey on Friday." Folk was 30 of 39 on field-goal attempts last season, his first with the Jets after three years kicking for the Dallas Cowboys. He was also 2 for 3 on field goals in the postseason. New York also has veteran kicker Nick Novak on the roster.
Posted Feb. 23, 2010
The New York Jets have signed Folk.||||||| The signing of Folk to a one-year contract Tuesday gives the Jets some insurance if incumbent Jay Feely, who'll be an unrestricted free agent, isn't re-signed. Folk made the Pro Bowl as a rookie with the Cowboys in 2007, but was cut last season when he made just 18 of 28 field-goal attempts. Folk could also provide competition in camp if the Jets do re-sign Feely, who was 30 for 36 on field-goal attempts this past season.
Posted Feb. 18, 2010
Folk will work out for the Giants, according to a report by the New York Daily News. He may also work out for the Jets.||||||| New York's Lawrence Tynes made 27 of 32 field goals last season, but was woeful on kickoffs. Folk is a former Pro Bowler who was cut by the NFC East champion Cowboys in December. Folk, however, is not strong on kickoffs and did not even handle those duties for the Cowboys.

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