Originally posted on StraitPinkie.com  |  Last updated 12/11/12
The weeks are winding down and the playoff push is in the air. Kickers will play a big role in that, good and bad. In Week 13 Legatron, aka Greg Zuerlein, kicked his St. Louis Rams past the division leading 49ers. Legatron kicked a game tying field goal with 2 seconds left and then saved us all from another tie by dropping a 54 yarder with 30 seconds left in OT. Zuerlein may not be in the race for rookie of the year but StraitPinkie has no qualms about making a rookie the Vanderjacked of the Year award winner! He is now 21-27 on the season, including a monster 60 yd. boot. Week 14 saw playoff bound kicker Matt Prater lead AFC West champion Denver Broncos to another victory. Prater was 4-4 on the day for the 10-3 Broncos. Prater is now 21-26 on the year and is helping Peyton Manning in winning another MVP. Prater was an undrafted free agent after coming out of Central Florida. He found a home in Denver in ’07 and now has a chance to get his career field goal percentage over 80% if he finishes the season strong.
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