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Rian Lindell

Rian Lindell - #9 - K

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 3"/ 227 lbs.
Birthday 01/20/1977
Birthplace Vancouver, WA
College Washington State
Years played 14

STATS, LLC 2012 STATS

FG Pat Pts
21 39 102

Wilson giving organizational control of Bills to Brandon

Posted Jan. 01, 2013 @ 1:50 p.m. ET
Several media outlets are reporting that Bills owner Ralph Wilson is giving up organizational control of the team to CEO Russ Brandon.

Bills reportedly interested in Whisenhunt

Posted Jan. 01, 2013 @ 11:55 a.m. ET
Reports indicate that the Bills are interested in ex-Cardinals head coach Ken Whisenhunt for their head-coaching job.

Bills fire Gailey, coaching staff

Posted Dec. 31, 2012 @ 11:21 a.m. ET
The Bills fired head coach Chan Gailey after three seasons, the team announced on Monday.

AFC East Spin cycle: Patriots lone division team above .500

Posted Dec. 31, 2012 @ 3:45 a.m. ET
The AFC East may boast the No. 2 seed in the league in the Patriots, but the rest of the division remains well behind New England.

Bills top Jets behind another big day from Spiller

Posted Dec. 30, 2012 @ 4:42 p.m. ET
C.J. Spiller scored on a 66-yard catch and run in helping the under-achieving Bills end their season with a 28-9 win over the Jets on Sunday.

Bills OLG Levitre continued to show value in contract year

Posted Dec. 27, 2012 @ 4:06 p.m. ET
The Bills like OLG Andy Levitre, and anything they can do to keep the O-line in tact moving forward is key, which would include re-signing him.

Bills place TE Chandler on I.R.

Posted Dec. 24, 2012 @ 11:32 a.m. ET
The Bills placed TE Scott Chandler on injured reserve Monday. He suffered an apparently serious knee injury on Sunday.

AFC East Spin cycle: Patriots get ugly win, Dolphins aim for .500

Posted Dec. 24, 2012 @ 10:21 a.m. ET
The Patriots struggled to beat the Jaguars, the Dolphins got revenge by beating the Bills and the Jets fell in Greg McElroy's first start.

Bush's three TDs help give Dolphins win over Bills

Posted Dec. 23, 2012 @ 4:44 p.m. ET
Reggie Bush caught two touchdown passes and scored on a short run Sunday to help the Dolphins beat the Bills 24-10.

Key matchup: Dolphins QB Ryan Tannehill vs. Bills defense

Posted Dec. 21, 2012 @ 1:15 p.m. ET
The Dolphins are technically alive for a playoff spot, and will need a better game from Ryan Tannehill than he showed vs. the Bills in Week 11.

Bills get 10-year lease deal to stay in Buffalo

Posted Dec. 21, 2012 @ 12:17 p.m. ET
New York State, Erie County and the Bills agreed on a 10-year lease to keep the Bills in Buffalo for the near future.

Bills re-sign Morrison, place McKelvin on I.R.

Posted Dec. 20, 2012 @ 11:34 a.m. ET
The Bills re-signed LB Kirk Morrison to the 53-man roster. The team also placed CB Leodis McKelvin on injured reserve.

Wednesday's 60-second rant: Bills' draft strategy a year or two late

Posted Dec. 19, 2012 @ 3:53 p.m. ET
Bills GM Buddy Nix has made it no secret that Buffalo will draft a quarterback, but that would have been a better strategy in 2011 or ’12.

Bills place WR Jones, LB Moats on reserve lists

Posted Dec. 18, 2012 @ 4:34 p.m. ET
The Bills placed WR Donald Jones on the non-football/illness list and LB Arthur Moats on injured reserve.

Report: Bills agree to extension with OG Urbik

Posted Dec. 18, 2012 @ 12:11 p.m. ET
The Bills agreed to a four-year, $15 million extension with ORG Kraig Urbik, ESPN’s James Walker reported.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted Nov. 16, 2012
Lindell had a season-high four field goals in the Buffalo Bills' 19-14 over Miami on Thursday night.||||||| Lindell has converted 10 field goals - on 11 attempts - over the last four games after making three in his first six.
Posted Feb. 07, 2012
The Bills have re-signed kicker Rian Lindell.||||||| Lindell was re-signed before he was eligible to become an unrestricted free agent next month. He returns for a 10th season in Buffalo, where he is the team's second leading scorer with 878 career points. Lindell had played in 180 straight games before being sidelined by a season-ending shoulder injury in November.
Posted Nov. 13, 2011
Lindell's season is over after the 12-year veteran was placed on injured reserve a month after breaking a bone in his right shoulder.||||||| Lindell missed four games and became the ninth Bills regular to be placed on IR. Journeyman Dave Rayner has taken over the kicking duties after being signed on Nov. 8, two days after Lindell was hurt making a diving tackle in a 27-11 loss to the New York Jets.
Posted Nov. 06, 2011
Lindell hurt his right shoulder making a tackle in a 27-11 loss to the New York Jets on Sunday and his status is uncertain.||||||| Coach Chan Gailey didn't have a full update on Lindell's injury following the game, except to confirm the player was having tests on his shoulder.
Posted Nov. 07, 2010
Lindell has missed an extra point attempt against the Bears that ends his streak of extra points at 321 - the fourth longest in NFL history.||||||| Lindell's attempt following Fred Jackson's 4-yard touchdown in the third quarter Sunday was blocked by the Bears' Israel Idonije. The lineman came through the middle of the line and knocked the kick down with his arm. It was Lindell's first extra-point miss since he entered the league in 2001, the longest streak to start a career in NFL history. Matt Stover has the record with 422 consecutive extra points from 1996-2009.

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