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Rex Ryan makes Incognito captain against Dolphins

Rex Ryan had some fun with the rivalry between the Dolphins and Bills on Sunday. For the second time this season, the Bills coach selected three former Miami players as his captains. Ryan, perhaps for motivation and perhaps for a few laughs, tapped three former Dolphins in his ranks – Richie Incognito, Dan Carpenter, and...Read More
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

Dan Carpenter's missed extra point won't lead Rex Ryan to make change

Through two weeks of the 2015 season, there have been nine missed extra points. There were eight missed last season, showing how big of a difference the move back to the 15-yard line has made.Dan Carpenter of the Buffalo Bills is one of the many kickers who has missed an extra point as he was 2-of-3 against the Patriots on Sunday. Carpenter also had a rough preseason, leading Rex...
Via Fox Sports
September 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Rex Ryan: Bills will look at 'every kicker known to man'

Buffalo Bills kicker Dan Carpenter entered the final preseason game with a weak grip on his job. He had already missed two field goals and an extra point prior to Thursday night's game, leading head coach Rex Ryan to contemplate Carpenter's spot on the team.On Thursday, Carpenter missed yet another field goal -- a 40-yard attempt -- which left Ryan upset, to say the least."I'm tired...
Via Fox Sports
September 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Kicker Power Rankings: Did Dan Carpenter of the Buffalo Bills make the top five?

Place kickers in the NFL don’t get a whole lot of credit. Even the best of the best is lucky if he earns as much as a second string running back. How come nobody pays any attention when these are the guys scoring all the points? Let’s change all that and make a power rankings list of the best field goal kickers in the NFL. Here are the top ten. They were ranked based mostly on...
Via cover32 - Bills
December 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Bills Kicker Dan Carpenter Shovels Out Elderly Neighbors During Blizzard

Sometimes it pays to be neighbors with a professional athlete — even if he’s an NFL kicker. One elderly couple in Buffalo was snowed in Tuesday after an historic blizzard pounded the area with several feet of snow in areas. That’s when Bills kicker Dan Carpenter stepped in to save the day. The good deed likely would have gone unnoticed had it not been for 88-year-old Roy...
November 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Buffalo Bills kicker Dan Carpenter bails out snowbound neighbors

The weather outside was frightful. For Roy and Lorraine Noble, having Buffalo Bills kicker Dan Carpenter as a neighbor proved delightful during Tuesday's snowpocalypse. The storm -- which was expected to bring more than six feet of snow to areas in the Buffalo, New York, region -- left many people stranded. Roy and Lorraine Noble, 88 and 87 respectively, called the Buffalo News after...
Via Fox Sports
November 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Buffalo Bills kicker Dan Carpenter not ranked top-20 in the NFL…

… In fantasy that is, but maybe in real life as well. With a week of preseason games now in the books, the 2014 NFL season is officially underway. And that can only mean one thing: Fantasy football drafts are about to start happening. In order to get a jump on the competition, it’s never to early to start putting together a draft board. To help the cause, cover32 will be ranking...
Via cover32 - Bills
August 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Sad but true: Buffalo Bills’ Dan Carpenter not top-20 kicking fantasy option

With training camps underway, the NFL season is right around the corner. And that can only mean one thing: Fantasy football drafts are about to start happening. In order to get a jump on the competition, it’s never to early to start putting together a draft board. To help the cause, cover32 will be ranking each position, with updates from now until the start of the regular season...
Via cover32 - Bills
July 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Snubbed? Buffalo Bills K Dan Carpenter not named top-10 in NFL

Typically speaking, sports fans tend to worry about two things – the past and the future. They’ll debate who was the greatest player of all-time, while also spending hours discussing whether or not a rookie is going to be develop into an All-Pro. Both are fun exercises, things that keep fans engaged and the beer flowing at the local tavern. But they miss out on what is most important...
Via cover32 - Bills
June 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Beyond the stats: How good was Dan Carpenter's season?

Dan Carpenter had a good 2013 season, especially as a late addition to the roster. If the Bills won more games, would we have said he saved the season? Maybe, but they didn’t, and all we’re left with is another player with a nice year on a team with a bad season. How good was he really and should the Bills re-sign him this offseason? To determine how good Carpenter was...
Via Buffalo Wins
February 18, 2014  |  Discuss

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