Originally posted on Bloguin Best  |  Last updated 5/5/12
Gary Anderson was one of the greatest kickers of all time. Anderson played in the NFL from 1982 to 2004, accumulating 2434 points and 538 successful field goals. Now, it seems, his son is trying to follow in his footsteps. Austin Anderson is a young, 23 years old, the same age Gary Anderson was when he entered the league 30 years ago. Austin Anderson is currently with the Indianapolis Colts, but with Adam Vinatieri still with Indianapolis, it's highly unlikely that the Colts will keep him into the regular season. That's not stopping Anderson from taking advantage of his current situation. "I'm really excited to be given the opportunity. If it goes well and they like what they see, hopefully I can be invited back for training camp." Anderson likely understands that he won't be on the Colts' final roster, but anything he can do to shine could pay off in a big way somewhere down the line. NFL teams tend to have very short leashes with kickers that aren't well established. It's comple...
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