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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

Eagles CB Samuel, Bills WR Johnson pick up fines

Posted Nov. 24, 2010 @ 2:35 p.m. ET
Eagles CB Asante Samuel has been fined $40,000 for his helmet-to-helmet hit on Giants WR Derek Hagan.

Merriman out again for Bills

Posted Nov. 22, 2010 @ 6:51 p.m. ET
Shawne Merriman hurt his leg in practice on Monday to knock him out of Week 12 action, and it seems that the linebacker may never suit up and play a down for the Bills.

Trio of Bills turning fantasy heads

Posted Nov. 22, 2010 @ 5:52 p.m. ET
While a boatload of stars fail to provide owners with the stats they had hoped for, three Bills have developed into consistent fantasy players who could help carry managers to league titles.

Bills make furious comeback in 49-31 win over Bengals

Posted Nov. 21, 2010 @ 4:42 p.m. ET
Ryan Fitzpatrick matched his career high with four touchdown passes during Buffalo's biggest comeback in 13 years, and the Bills won their second straight game Sunday, 49-31 over the bumbling Cincinnati Bengals.

Bills promote RB Caulcrick

Posted Nov. 19, 2010 @ 4:30 p.m. ET
The Bills promoted RB Jehuu Caulcrick from the practice squad to the 53-man roster on Friday.

Fitzpatrick may be Bills' QB of the present, future

Posted Nov. 18, 2010 @ 2:19 p.m. ET
Determining who the quarterback of the future will be has been a hot topic among Bills fans, but that player may be the man under center right now.

Bengals facing first blackout in seven years

Posted Nov. 18, 2010 @ 9:48 a.m. ET
The Bengals are expected to announce Thursday that their Week 11 game against the Bills is not a sellout.

Sparano joins the QB flip-floppers

Posted Nov. 16, 2010 @ 12:42 p.m. ET
When Dolphins head coach Tony Sparano flip-flopped and benched QB Chad Henne in favor of Chad Pennington for their Week 10 game against the Titans, he gave the NFL its 49th starting quarterback this season. Sparano joined a group of ...

Spiller, Merriman out for Bills

Posted Nov. 16, 2010 @ 11:32 a.m. ET
RB C.J. Spiller and LB Shawne Merriman will both be sidelined for the Bills' Week 11 game vs. the Bengals.

Jackson, Posluszny lead Bills to first win

Posted Nov. 15, 2010 @ 6:43 p.m. ET
RB Fred Jackson did the bulk of the work on offense and LB Paul Posluszny carried the Bills' defense to a Week 10 victory.

Jackson set to be second-half workhorse

Posted Nov. 15, 2010 @ 1:49 p.m. ET
  Fred Jackson already was carrying the load in the Buffalo backfield, but now with C.J. Spiller out indefinitely, he is going to be even more of a bell cow down the stretch.  

Bills RB Spiller out indefinitely with hamstring injury

Posted Nov. 15, 2010 @ 12:23 p.m. ET
Bills rookie RB C.J. Spiller injured his hamstring in Sunday's 14-12 win over the Lions and is out indefinitely.

Bills hang on for first victory

Posted Nov. 14, 2010 @ 5:05 p.m. ET
Fred Jackson ran for a season-best 133 yards and scored twice in leading the Bills (1-8) to a 14-12 win over the Lions on Sunday. Detroit (2-7) lost its 25th straight road game to break the record the Lions set ...

Takeaway troubles hurt Bills

Posted Nov. 12, 2010 @ 11:44 a.m. ET
No team has thrown for more than 255 yards in a game vs. Buffalo this season, but the team's pass defense is not as good as the numbers indicate, as the Bills have been unable to intercept passes this ...

Buffalo and Tampa Bay blacked out

Posted Nov. 11, 2010 @ 3:29 p.m. ET
A lack of ticket sales have led Week 10 games in Buffalo and Tampa Bay to be blacked out.

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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