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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

Balance of power shifting back to NFC

Posted Jan. 15, 2010 @ 8:21 p.m. ET
PFW's Hub Arkush says a glance at the remaining playoff teams provides a good indication that the NFC has become a stronger conference than the AFC, with four championship-caliber NFC teams and only two such AFC clubs in the ...

Schottenheimer declines to interview with Bills

Posted Jan. 14, 2010 @ 8:12 p.m. ET
Jets offensive coordinator Brian Schottenheimer has turned down a request to interview for Buffalo's vacant head-coaching job.

You gotta believe it to see it

Posted Jan. 13, 2010 @ 5:46 p.m. ET
This year, in mid-December, the Jets were at .500 and drawing up their 2010 draft plans. Suddenly the schedule broke in their favor. Their final two opponents didn't want to play, and so a 7-7 carp became a 9-7 ...

Jets' Weatherford expects to play Sunday

Posted Jan. 12, 2010 @ 6:07 p.m. ET
Jets P Steve Weatherford will return for the team's game vs. the Chargers Sunday, reports indicate.

Jets WR Edwards placed on probation

Posted Jan. 12, 2010 @ 4:13 p.m. ET
Jets WR Braylon Edwards is expected to rejoin his team for meetings Tuesday after appearing in a Cleveland court earlier in the day.

Bills want to interview Jets' Schottenheimer

Posted Jan. 11, 2010 @ 10:45 p.m. ET
The Bills have requested permission to interview Jets offensive coordinator Brian Schottenheimer for their vacant head-coaching job, an anonymous source told The Associated Press.

Rhodes plays his way back into Jets’ good graces

Posted Jan. 10, 2010 @ 1:33 p.m. ET
As the Jets celebrate their playoff victory, a player who seemed to be on the verge of playing his way off the team a few weeks ago may be sticking around a bit longer.

Aces, jokers and other wild cards

Posted Jan. 07, 2010 @ 12:58 p.m. ET
PFW contributor Tom Danyluk says it's been an AFC league for years, but now, at least for a season, the heavies have shifted back to the National Conference. How many old guard clubs can win it all? Well, the ...

AFC playoff primer

Posted Jan. 06, 2010 @ 10:33 a.m. ET
TE Dallas Clark is the Colts' player to watch in the upcoming playoffs, as PFW analyzes the offenses and defenses of the AFC's six postseason participants and speculates on what it will take for each to win the Super ...

Jets tolerating Sanchez’s ups and downs

Posted Jan. 01, 2010 @ 1:30 p.m. ET
Mark Sanchez delivered a decent performance in a Week 16 victory, which relieved some tension among Jets players, observers say.

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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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