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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 TE Nelson suspended for first four games

Posted Aug. 20, 2010 @ 12:31 p.m. ET
Shawn Nelson, one of the Bills' most athletic tight ends who was battling for a starting spot, was suspended for the first four games of the season by the league on Friday.

Bills FS Byrd out indefinitely after surgery

Posted Aug. 19, 2010 @ 11:28 a.m. ET
The Bills suffered another injury to one of their starters as FS Jairus Byrd is out indefinitely after having surgery for the third time in 13 months to repair a groin injury.

Schobel chooses retirement over Texans

Posted Aug. 16, 2010 @ 1:04 p.m. ET
Two-time Pro Bowler Aaron Schobel has decided to retire from the NFL instead of play for the Texans or a number of other suitors.

Bills add two rookies to injury-depleted offense

Posted Aug. 16, 2010 @ 12:12 p.m. ET
The Bills signed two undrafted rookies Monday to try to bolster an offense that has been plagued by injuries this offseason.

Bills lose RBs Jackson, Lynch to injuries

Posted Aug. 14, 2010 @ 2:08 a.m. ET
The Bills, whose rushing attack is the centerpiece of their offense, lost two of their running backs, Fred Jackson and Marshawn Lynch, Friday night in a preseason-opening 42-17 defeat at the hands of the Redskins.

DeHaven excited about Bills' returners

Posted Aug. 11, 2010 @ 4:09 p.m. ET
One of the few areas the Bills did not struggle in last season was special teams. Not only did they excel in the kicking game, but they also finished sixth in kickoff-return differential.

Report: Bills, first-round RB Spiller come to terms

Posted Aug. 06, 2010 @ 10:54 a.m. ET
The Bills on Friday agreed to terms with 2010 first-round draft pick RB C.J. Spiller on a five-year contract worth $25 million, including $20.8 million guaranteed, according to ESPN.com.

Bills release veteran Schobel

Posted Aug. 04, 2010 @ 3:01 p.m. ET
The Bills issued a statement Wednesday announcing that they have released DE-OLB Aaron Schobel, who has been contemplating retirement.

Bills moving on without Schobel

Posted Aug. 02, 2010 @ 10:44 a.m. ET
Bills GM Buddy Nix announced Monday that the team is moving forward with plans that do not include OLB Aaron Schobel.

Bills place Schobel on reserve/did-not-report list

Posted July 29, 2010 @ 1:26 p.m. ET
The Bills announced Thursday that they have placed OLB Aaron Schobel on the reserve/did-not-report list.

Bills sign second-round NT Troup

Posted July 29, 2010 @ 9:26 a.m. ET
The Bills announced that they have signed second-round draft selection Torell Troup, a nose tackle from Central Florida.

Increased role coming for Bills TE Nelson

Posted July 22, 2010 @ 10:07 a.m. ET
Bills TE Shawn Nelson wasn't exactly a major contributor after being taken in the fourth round last season, catching just 17 passes and one touchdown in 12 games (all starts). But with the team's lack of receiving weapons ...

Bills sign third-round DE Carrington

Posted July 19, 2010 @ 2:53 p.m. ET
The Bills announced Monday that they have agreed to terms with 2010 third-round draft pick DE Alex Carrington. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

AFC East training-camp reports

Posted July 19, 2010 @ 9:12 a.m. ET
In the first installment in our series of training-camp reports, we look at the AFC East teams, including offensive and defensive overviews, a battle to watch and an injury update for each club.

Bills' LB corps filled with questions

Posted July 15, 2010 @ 2:37 p.m. ET
For the Bills' defense to transition into the 3-4 scheme successfully, they'll need an improved showing by their linebacking corps, a group riddled with injuries last season. Entering training camp, however, this unit is filled with more questions than ...

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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