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Colts' Vinatieri still getting kick out of milestones

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Colts players consider Adam Vinatieri a true treasure. At age 42, he might actually fit the description. He owns four Super Bowl rings, has made six AFC title game appearances, and has been involved in some of the most memorable moments in league history. He's tackled Herschel Walker, been the beneficiary of the Tuck Rule, thrown a touchdown pass, and even watched...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Adam Vinatieri on extra-point changes: 'I'm a traditionalist'

Adam Vinatieri, 42, will enter is 20th NFL season this fall, so it should come as no surprise that he has seen plenty of changes during his storied career. The most recent alteration to the way the league operates on the field, however, has the veteran Indianapolis Colts kicker hearkening for a simpler era, especially...Read More The post Adam Vinatieri on changes to extra-point...
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May 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Adam Vinatieri admires Patriots success despite Colts loss

        This embed is invalid   " /> Adam Vinatieri watched Sunday as several of his former New England Patriots teammates pumped up the Gillette Stadium crowd.   The scene sparked wide-ranging emotions within the Indianapolis Colts kicker, but his overriding sensation following the Patriots’ 45-7 AFC Championship Game win was one of disappointment. ...
January 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Vinatieri randomly drug tested day after 53-yd field goal

  As is common practice in the NFL, Adam Vinatieri was selected for a random drug test Monday.Or was it random? The 41-year-old Indianapolis Colts kicker, who’s the oldest player in the NFL, just so happened to nail a 53-yard field goal in Indy’s AFC wild-card win over the Cincinnati Bengals the day before receiving the notice. Colts punter Pat McAfee pointed out...
January 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Vinatieri: I have better QB rating than Peyton Manning, Tom Brady

What was supposed to be a Second Amendment speech turned into an open forum for Adam Vinatieri. During the NRA's annual meetings on Friday, the Colts' veteran kicker took the opportunity to tease Peyton Manning and Tom Brady, pointing out he has a better career quarterback rating than his former Hall of Fame-bound teammates. “I think we can all agree the traditions that we share...
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April 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Adam Vinatieri: The NFL is trying to minimize the importance of kickers

From the collegiate level to the professional level, fans have a love-hate relationship with kickers. We love them when they hit a big field goal and hate them when they miss them. Kickers have come to grips with this, but now they potentially have another issue they are will have to deal with. The fact that the NFL considering making the extra point longer or just eliminating it...
Via No Guts, No Glory
March 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Adam Vinatieri stands up to the NFL for kickers everywhere

Kickers… It doesn’t matter that they almost always lead their team in points scored, it still seems hard to respect players whose only physical contact comes when their foot hits the ball. Is that fair? No, especially, when we love to bash their inefficiencies every time they fail to connect on a field goal. While we often view them as the ugly stepchild, kickers are still a...
Via cover32 - Colts
February 10, 2014  |  Discuss

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