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WATCH: Adam Vinatieri sets Guinness World Record hitting 28 FGs in 60 seconds

We didn’t need any further proof that Adam Vinatieri is the GOAT NFL kicker, but on Friday he padded his Hall of Fame resume with an absurd show of skill.The Indianapolis Colts kicker was at the NFL Experience ahead of Super Bowl LI in Houston when he set a new Guinness World Record by hitting 28 field goals in 60 seconds. After accomplishing the feat, Vinatieri wasn’t exactly...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

Is Pat McAfee's retirement a sign of things to come for the NFL?

When the news that Indianapolis Colts punter Pat McAfee chose retirement at 29 over postseason surgery in order to pursue a career in entertainment, many in the NFL as well as fans were shocked to say the least. However, McAfee's choice to quit football seems to be endemic of a growing movement of players who are now choosing life over a future fraught with injury and further debilitation...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

Highest Super Bowl over/unders ever

As of Jan. 30, Super Bowl LI features the highest Vegas over/under total in the history of the big game. While the NFL has changed and offensive output has grown over the years, not all of the highest Vegas over/unders were in recent seasons. This slideshow features the 25 highest over/unders in Super Bowl history.
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Adam Vinatieri misses field goal, costing himself $500,000 bonus

Seemingly meaningless Week 17 games between two mediocre teams do mean something in Vegas, for draft position and, most notably in the case of Colts kicker Adam Vinatieri, for player bonuses. Vinatieri has a clause in his contract that awards him a $500,000 bonus if he makes 90 percent of his field goals on the season. So what happened against the Jaguars? He promptly missed his...
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January 01, 2017  |  Discuss

Adam Vinatieri finally missed a field goal, breaking NFL-record streak of 44 straight

Indianapolis Colts kicker Adam Vinatieri is human, after all. After making 44 straight field goals, an NFL record, he finally missed one Sunday. The Colts were already up 21-0 over the Tennessee Titans in the second quarter when Vinatieri missed a 42-yard field goal attempt, breaking the streak. Here’s our reaction to this news. Adam Vinatieri actually missed a field goal, folks...
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November 20, 2016  |  Discuss

Vinatieri still not thinking about retiring: ‘I’m not too old yet’

Adam Vinatieri has spent exactly the same amount of time with the Indianapolis Colts (10 seasons) that he spent with the New England Patriots. At age 43, he is the oldest player in the NFL. But even though Father Time is bearing down on Vinatieri, who has more gray hairs now than he did while cementing himself as a Super Bowl legend with the Patriots, the Colts kicker still has...
March 15, 2016  |  Discuss

Oldest player in NFL Adam Vinatieri re-signs with Colts

Apparently satisfied with what their kicker has accomplished over the past decade, the Indianapolis Colts have inked Adam Vinatieri, the oldest active player in the NFL, for two more years. After playing for the New England Patriots from 1996 through 2005, Vinatieri signed on with the Colts in 2006. Starting his 21st year in the NFL, Vinatieri is on record for having missed only...
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March 08, 2016  |  Discuss

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

By Jason Rowan 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 when it comes to his job. The NFL on Tuesday...
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May 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Adam Vinatieri admires Patriots success despite Colts loss

By Ricky Doyle 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. “For the last decade and a half, two decades, whatever...
January 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Vinatieri randomly drug tested day after 53-yd field goal

By NESN. 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

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