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Pat McAfee

Pat McAfee - #1 - P

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 1"/ 220 lbs.
Birthday 05/02/1987
Birthplace Plum, PA
College West Virginia
Years played 5
Drafted 2009, 7th round, 13th pick by Colts

STATS, LLC 2012 STATS

Punt Avg Yds
73 48.2 3520

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.

Disruptive Mathis a star in own right

Posted Feb. 03, 2010 @ 8:54 a.m. ET
While Colts DE Robert Mathis usually draws second billing to Dwight Freeney, all eyes will be on him Sunday if Freeney can't play, and Mathis, voted a Pro Bowl starter, is quite capable of picking up the slack.

Manning heaps praise on Collie, Garcon

Posted Feb. 02, 2010 @ 5:58 p.m. ET
Peyton Manning was hesitant to heap praise on his young receivers this season. It was obvious. No matter how outstanding rookie Austin Collie or second-year pro Pierre Garcon played in a game, Manning almost always tried to temper the enthusiasm.

Q&A with Colts WR Reggie Wayne

Posted Feb. 02, 2010 @ 5:42 p.m. ET
Colts WR Reggie Wayne spoke with reporters at Media Day on Tuesday and discussed Peyton Manning's place in history and the prospect of facing some of his college teammates in the Super Bowl.

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.

Colts preparing to go on without Freeney, but he could still play

Posted Feb. 01, 2010 @ 11:12 p.m. ET
The Colts are preparing to play without DE Dwight Freeney, who injured his ankle in the AFC title game and missed practice all last week, head coach Jim Caldwell said Monday. However, the possibility remains that Freeney could play Sunday.

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.

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.

Colts downgrade CB Powers to doubtful

Posted Jan. 23, 2010 @ 10:47 p.m. ET
The Colts have downgraded starting CB Jerraud Powers to doubtful for Sunday's AFC championship game against the Jets. Jacob Lacey is his likely replacement, if necessary.

Indianapolis Colts' season in review

Posted Jan. 21, 2010 @ 8:02 p.m. ET
We take a week-by-week look at the 2009 season of the AFC South champion Colts, the top playoff seed in their conference.

Colts WR Garcon makes quantum leap

Posted Jan. 21, 2010 @ 10:21 a.m. ET
After being “just a guy who didn’t play much as a rookie,” according to one daily team observer, Colts second-year WR Pierre Garcon made a quantum leap this season.

Manning, defense lead Colts past Ravens

Posted Jan. 16, 2010 @ 11:33 p.m. ET
Peyton Manning threw for two touchdowns in his first action since winning an unprecedented fourth NFL MVP award, leading the Indianapolis Colts into the AFC championship game with a 20-3 victory over the Baltimore Ravens on Saturday night.

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 ...

Brackett a keeper for Colts — at right price

Posted Jan. 14, 2010 @ 2:33 p.m. ET
Word is the Colts would love to keep team leader and starting MLB Gary Brackett around, all things being equal, and that the feeling is mutual, except that Brackett “wants to be paid,” in the words of one team insider.

Resting players compromises integrity

Posted Jan. 10, 2010 @ 12:24 p.m. ET
The NFL must change a playoff-qualifying system in which some teams can elect to rest their star players in the final weeks of the season, thereby affecting which other teams make the playoffs.

Vinatieri the only unhealthy Colt

Posted Jan. 07, 2010 @ 4:23 p.m. ET
The sting lingers from the Colts’ controversial Week 16 decision to rest key players at the expense of a potentially perfect season. But it appears the strategy paid off in that just about every key player on the team is ...

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 ...

Manning clear choice for league MVP

Posted Jan. 02, 2010 @ 4:23 p.m. ET
There are a number of players who've enjoyed amazing individual seasons, writes Ron Borges, but none has been as valuable to his team as Peyton Manning has been to the Colts.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted March 01, 2013
The Indianapolis Colts have given punter Pat McAfee the franchise tag, meaning he will be paid $2.977 million this season if he doesn't reach a long-term contract with the team. Under the franchise tag in 2013, a player is paid according to a formula based on salaries for the past five years at the position and their percentage of the total salary cap. With the non-exclusive tag, his team has the right to match any offer sheet, or get two first-round draft picks.||||||| McAfee finished his fourth NFL season ranked fifth in the league in punting with a 47.9-yard average. His 40.3-yard net average was the best of his career. McAfee also handles kickoffs for Indianapolis.
Posted Oct. 21, 2010
McAfee has returned to practice, a day after being arrested for public intoxication and drawing a one-game suspension. McAfee, who missed practice on Wednesday, was not available for comment after a short Thursday morning session.||||||| Police say McAfee was found early Wednesday morning with a blood-alcohol content of 0.15 percent, nearly twice the legal limit for driving in Indiana. Police said McAfee swam in a city canal in the city's Broad Ripple neighborhood. The team said McAfee will miss the Nov. 1 game against Houston. The NFL may also levy punishment.
Posted Oct. 20, 2010
Indianapolis suspended McAfee for one game on Wednesday, a little more than 12 hours after the 23-year-old was arrested for public intoxication. Police said McAfee took a pre-dawn swim in a city canal and told them "I am drunk" as he tried to explain why he was sopping wet in the Broad Ripple neighborhood, a trendy area known for its nightlife.||||||| Officers say the second-year player from West Virginia had a blood-alcohol content of 0.15 percent, nearly twice the legal limit for driving in Indiana. He was released from custody just before noon, about six hours after his arrest. "Certainly not pleased," coach Jim Caldwell said with one of the sternest expressions he's shown in two seasons as head coach. "Very disappointed in what happened and once we have all of the information, we'll take action at that time."
Posted Oct. 20, 2010
McAfee was arrested for public intoxication Wednesday after he reportedly took a pre-dawn swim in a canal in a nightlife district. Police arrested McAfee about 5 a.m. in the Broad Ripple neighborhood and took him to an arrest processing center. Officers say the 23-year-old, second-year player from West Virginia had a blood-alcohol content of 0.15 percent- nearly twice the legal limit if driving in Indiana.||||||| McAfee told police that he was waiting for a friend to get him and added he planned to take a taxi home, the report said. He asked if he could walk home, but officers arrested him. They say he smelled of alcohol, his eyes were watery and bloodshot and his speech slurred. Officers said they had to help McAfee stand up after giving him a breath alcohol test.
Posted July 30, 2009
The Colts signed punter-placekicker McAfee on Thursday.||||||| McAfee's agent would not confirm the length of the contract, though the Colts have been offering four-year deals to players selected after the first round for the past several seasons.

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