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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

Five minutes with a legend: Jim Kelly

Posted Sept. 10, 2010 @ 12:46 p.m. ET
Mike Beacom catches up with Hall of Fame QB Jim Kelly and finds out how Kelly stays competitive, what he thinks of social networking and why former teammate Andre Reed should join him in Canton.

Bills sign LB Ayodele, place LB Mitchell on I.R.

Posted Sept. 10, 2010 @ 11:19 a.m. ET
The Bills announced Friday that they have signed free-agent LB Akin Ayodele and placed LB Kawika Mitchell on injured reserve.

Gailey names Spiller as Bills' starting back

Posted Sept. 08, 2010 @ 4:43 p.m. ET
Head coach Chan Gailey has named rookie RB C.J. Spiller for the Bills in their Week One matchup with the Dolphins.

Bills' Jackson expected to play in opener

Posted Sept. 08, 2010 @ 2:43 p.m. ET
He won't be starting in the season opener, but Bills RB Fred Jackson will play in the game, head coach Chan Gailey said Wednesday.

Bills waive TE Schouman, sign rookie to practice squad

Posted Sept. 08, 2010 @ 1:14 p.m. ET
The Bills waived veteran TE Derek Schouman Wednesday.

Bills sign TE Martin, OG Urbik

Posted Sept. 05, 2010 @ 4:27 p.m. ET
The Bills announced Sunday that the team has signed free-agent TE David Martin and was awarded OG Kraig Urbik off waivers from the Steelers.

WR Hardy among 19 Bills released

Posted Sept. 04, 2010 @ 5:54 p.m. ET
The Bills announced the release of 19 players, including former second-round WR James Hardy.

Bills' offseason moves paying off

Posted Sept. 04, 2010 @ 2:08 p.m. ET
Neither move was especially popular at the time, but the hiring of head coach Chan Gailey and the drafting of C.J. Spiller may have been the right ones for the Bills.

Bills RB Lynch cleared to play in preseason finale

Posted Aug. 31, 2010 @ 2:08 p.m. ET
After hurting his ankle in the Bills' first preseason game against Washington, RB Marshawn Lynch has been cleared to play in Thursday's preseason finale against the Lions.

Searching for QB help next year?

Posted Aug. 27, 2010 @ 3:19 p.m. ET
PFW's Eric Edholm identifies the teams that are most likely to seek QB help before the 2011 season begins a year from now.

Key injuries once again plaguing Bills

Posted Aug. 26, 2010 @ 3:02 p.m. ET
Just a year after being the league's most injured team, the Bills are already dealing with a slew of key ailments.

Average value of NFL teams decreases

Posted Aug. 26, 2010 @ 1:01 p.m. ET
In Forbes magazine's annual ranking of NFL team values released Wednesday, the average value for NFL teams fell two percent.

Responding to hecklers makes Gailey look small

Posted Aug. 25, 2010 @ 9:49 a.m. ET
Bills head coach Chan Gailey told players not to sign autographs for fans heckling QB Trent Edwards at practice Tuesday.

Bills help ailing TE corps, sign Foschi

Posted Aug. 23, 2010 @ 4:30 p.m. ET
Buffalo helped it's injury-riddled TE group by signing four-year veteran J.P. Foschi.

Bills bombarded by injuries once again

Posted Aug. 22, 2010 @ 11:12 p.m. ET
One year after they were possibly the most injured team in the NFL, the Bills are once again dealing with a slew of injuries as the 2010 season approaches.

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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