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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

Bills promote WR Hubbard

Posted Dec. 28, 2010 @ 8:22 p.m. ET
The Bills promoted WR Paul Hubbard from their practice squad to the active roster and placed OL Cordaro Howard on injured reserve.

Brady, backs helping Patriots to turnover record

Posted Dec. 27, 2010 @ 3:29 p.m. ET
The Patriots manhandled the Bills 34-3 to clinch home-field advantage throughout the playoffs. They are one of the league's best because of their dominance in the turnover battle.

Brady sets record; Patriots clinch No. 1 seed

Posted Dec. 26, 2010 @ 5:48 p.m. ET
Tom Brady set another passing record and the Patriots clinched the top seed in the AFC playoffs thanks to a familiar pushover, the Bills.

Patriots-Bills prediction

Posted Dec. 26, 2010 @ 11:51 a.m. ET
PFW associate editor Kevin Fishbain thinks the Patriots will have a much bigger test than they would like from the Bills but will still leave Buffalo with home-field advantage throughout the playoffs.

Patriots-Bills matchup of the day: Friday

Posted Dec. 24, 2010 @ 1:56 p.m. ET
Here's a matchup to watch in the Week 16 game between the Patriots and Bills: Patriots RB BenJarvus Green-Ellis vs. the Bills' run defense.

Formation switch on Bills' D-line leads to improvement

Posted Dec. 23, 2010 @ 4:45 p.m. ET
During their stretch of four wins in six games, the Bills' defensive line has shown major improvement compared to the start of the year.

Patriots-Bills matchup of the day: Thursday

Posted Dec. 23, 2010 @ 3:23 p.m. ET
Here's a matchup to watch in the Week 16 game between the Patriots and Bills: Bills KR C.J. Spiller vs. Patriots kick-coverage unit

Patriots-Bills matchup of the day: Wednesday

Posted Dec. 22, 2010 @ 2:50 p.m. ET
Here's a matchup to watch in the Week 16 game between the Patriots and Bills: Bills WR Stevie Johnson vs. Patriots CB Devin McCourty

Guyton needs to help fill void at ILB spot

Posted Dec. 22, 2010 @ 2:33 p.m. ET
Each Wednesday throughout the season we'll indentify one player, coach or area of the team that is most under the microscope. This week, ILB Gary Guyton is the choice.

They said it: Patriots Tuesday edition

Posted Dec. 21, 2010 @ 6:49 p.m. ET
During the Patriots' conference call on Tuesday, head coach Bill Belichick talked about Bills WR Steve Johnson's skills and wide receivers coach Chad O'Shea discussed WR Taylor Price.

Patriots-Bills matchup of the day: Tuesday

Posted Dec. 21, 2010 @ 6:44 p.m. ET
Here's a matchup to watch in the Week 16 game between New England and Buffalo: Bills NT Kyle Williams vs. Patriots C Dan Koppen.

Bills already have QB of the future: Fitzpatrick

Posted Dec. 20, 2010 @ 2:07 p.m. ET
The Bills only have four wins on the season, but QB Ryan Fitzpatrick has shown he is good enough to be the team's signalcaller in the years ahead.

Fitzpatrick leads Bills to win in Miami

Posted Dec. 19, 2010 @ 4:38 p.m. ET
Ryan Fitzpatrick threw two touchdown passes and the resurgent Bills made themselves at home in Miami, winning 17-14 Sunday to further dim the Dolphins' already-faint playoff hopes.

Bills will continue to test Spiller

Posted Dec. 18, 2010 @ 4:16 p.m. ET
Bills rookie RB C.J. Spiller hasn't been able to translate his athletic skills, which he demonstrated in the preseason, to regular-season action, but Buffalo will give him plenty of chances to prove himself the rest of this season ...

Roosevelt looks to be latest Bills breakout WR

Posted Dec. 16, 2010 @ 5:41 p.m. ET
All season long the Bills have been getting contributions from unexpected places, and that will continue in the final weeks.

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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