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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

Patriots-Bills matchup of the day: Tuesday

Posted Sept. 21, 2010 @ 5:27 p.m. ET
Here is a matchup to keep an eye on when the Patriots take on the Bills this Sunday.

Bills’ QB switch unlikely to lead to fantasy production

Posted Sept. 20, 2010 @ 4:53 p.m. ET
While the Bills are making a change under center in an attempt to spark their offense, fantasy owners shouldn't expect any dramatic improvements from Buffalo's skill players.

Fitzpatrick to start at QB for Bills

Posted Sept. 20, 2010 @ 3:19 p.m. ET
Bills head coach Chan Gailey announced Monday that Ryan Fitzpatrick will start at QB for the Bills in their Week Three game against the Patriots.

Matthews dominates as Packers crush Bills

Posted Sept. 19, 2010 @ 4:38 p.m. ET
LB Clay Matthews had three sacks to lead a dominant defensive performance in the Packers' 34-7 victory over the Buffalo Bills on Sunday.

Bills would be wise to deal a running back

Posted Sept. 18, 2010 @ 7:59 p.m. ET
The Bills might not want to admit it, but their smartest move may be trading one of their three running backs while the players still have some value.

Bills commit to keeping RB Lynch

Posted Sept. 16, 2010 @ 11:52 a.m. ET
Despite trade rumors, the Bills have stated they are not looking to trade reserve RB Marshawn Lynch.

Bills can't win unless offense improves

Posted Sept. 13, 2010 @ 4:53 p.m. ET
Until the Bills' offense does a better job of running the ball and increasing time of possession, the team will be on the losing end of close games.

Bills’ backfield a three-headed mess

Posted Sept. 13, 2010 @ 3:47 p.m. ET
Everyone thought the Bills' backfield situation would be difficult to sort out. But nobody guessed that their power trio would be this ineffective.

Bills ILB Posluszny (knee) to miss two weeks

Posted Sept. 13, 2010 @ 2:44 p.m. ET
Bills starting ILB Paul Posluszny will be out two weeks with a knee injury, the team reported on Monday.

Dolphins' defense shines in 15-10 victory over Bills

Posted Sept. 12, 2010 @ 4:26 p.m. ET
LB Karlos Dansby led Miami's new-look defense with eight tackles and a sack, RB Ronnie Brown scored from a yard out and Dan Carpenter kicked two field goals in leading the Dolphins to a 15-10 victory over the Buffalo ...

Bills OLB Posluszny leaves game with knee injury

Posted Sept. 12, 2010 @ 3:13 p.m. ET
Bills OLB Paul Posluszny has left the game against the Dolphins with a knee injury. He will not return.

DeHaven is link to Bills' glory years

Posted Sept. 12, 2010 @ 11:12 a.m. ET
If bad karma has been haunting the Buffalo Bills' franchise over the past decade, the return of special-teams coordinator Bruce DeHaven might help the worm finally turn.

Five football recipes to try out on game day

Posted Sept. 12, 2010 @ 2:23 a.m. ET
We asked five NFL players for the recipes they like the most, and they served up some delicious-sounding fare.

Undrafted Nelson pleasant surprise for Bills

Posted Sept. 11, 2010 @ 10:07 p.m. ET
David Nelson's name wasn't called during April's draft, but the unheralded wide receiver from the University of Florida might crack the Bills' starting lineup soon.

Dolphins ILB Crowder questionable for season opener

Posted Sept. 10, 2010 @ 4:33 p.m. ET
Dolphins starting ILB Channing Crowder, who has been out of practice with a groin injury since Aug. 17, is listed as questionable on the Dolphins' Friday injury report.

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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