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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

STATS, LLC 2012 STATS

FG Pat Pts
21 30 93

Jets claim P Lanning off waivers

Posted Aug. 28, 2012 @ 6:40 p.m. ET
The Jets claimed P Spencer Lanning off waivers from the Browns, creating competition for second-year P T.J. Conley.

Report: Rams, Jets swapping tackles

Posted Aug. 27, 2012 @ 8:34 p.m. ET
he Jets reportedly are working on acquiring former first-round OT Jason Smith from the Rams in exchange for demoted Jets ORT Wayne Hunter.

Jets choose PK Folk over Brown

Posted Aug. 27, 2012 @ 3:04 p.m. ET
Nick Folk won a spirited Jets PK battle with Josh Brown after the team announced Brown was among its cuts to 74 players.

Jets reduce roster to 80 players

Posted Aug. 25, 2012 @ 11:52 a.m. ET
The Jets reduced their roster to 80 on Satuday morning by waiving seven players.

Jets WR Kerley rebounding from tough start to camp

Posted Aug. 24, 2012 @ 3:48 p.m. ET
Jets WR Jeremy Kerley's training camp got off to a rough start, but he is getting healthy and should make an impact out of the slot.

Jets ORT Hunter loses starting job

Posted Aug. 23, 2012 @ 2:05 p.m. ET
Jets ORT Wayne Hunter has lost his starting job, head coach Rex Ryan told reporters Thursday.

Searching for hope for the Jets

Posted Aug. 23, 2012 @ 11:20 a.m. ET
There is plenty of pessimism about the Jets after a lackluster start to the preseason. PFW's Kevin Fishbain tries to find some positives.

Rams sign DE Gholston

Posted Aug. 22, 2012 @ 10:13 p.m. ET
The Rams signed free-agent DE Vernon Gholston, the sixth overall pick of the 2008 draft, on Wednesday.

Jets give struggling Hunter day off from practice

Posted Aug. 21, 2012 @ 8:28 p.m. ET
Jets embattled ORT Wayne Hunter was excused from the team's practice Tuesday night for what the team called a "personal reason."

Jets release OT Heyer

Posted Aug. 20, 2012 @ 1:27 p.m. ET
The Jets released veteran OT Stephon Heyer, the team announced Monday.

Olympic sprinter Demps signs with Patriots

Posted Aug. 17, 2012 @ 10:02 p.m. ET
The Patriots have signed ex-Florida RB-RS Jeff Demps, the team confirmed Friday evening.

Report: Patriots to work out WR Burress

Posted Aug. 12, 2012 @ 11:38 a.m. ET
Former Jets and Giants WR Plaxico Burress will work out for the Patriots on Sunday, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter.

Ryan's frustration with Jets' chippy play boils over

Posted Aug. 07, 2012 @ 11:32 a.m. ET
Jets head coach Rex Ryan, angered by continued chippy play at practice, punished his club with a series of windsprints Tuesday.

Broncos sign ex-Jets S Leonhard

Posted Aug. 04, 2012 @ 5:43 p.m. ET
The Broncos announced Saturday that they signed veteran free-agent S Jim Leonhard.

When to draft Tebow

Posted Aug. 03, 2012 @ 11:53 a.m. ET
The most celebrated backup quarterback in league history is an intriguing fantasy option for owners. But when should Tim Tebow be drafted?

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

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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