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...
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) New York Jets kicker Nick Folk did not practice because of a hip flexor injury, but remains optimistic he will be ready to go against the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday.
Folk says Wednesday that he felt tightness in his right hip while warming up on the sideline in the third quarter of the Jets' 16-13 loss to Miami on Monday night.
Defensive end Muhammad Wilkerson...
Via AP on Fox
18 days ago
New York Jets kicker Nick Folk has a hip-flexor injury and his status for the team's game at Minnesota on Sunday is uncertain.
Folk missed two field goals against Miami on Monday night. Coach Rex Ryan was not sure when Folk was hurt in the Jets' 16-13 loss or whether the injury contributed to his misses. Folk came in with two missed field goals all season but was wide left on...
Via AP on Fox
19 days ago
When your team is trying to win a game every player that gets on the field has to do whatever he can to help the team win--including the kicker. On a third quarter field goal attempt Jets kicker Nick Folk tried his best to draw a flag and give the team a first down by doing a little pirouette after Brent Grimmes landed at his feet.Sadly, the ref didn't buy it.@cjzero/TwitterRead more »
Did the New England Patriots receive some major help from an official on the final play of their win over the New York Jets on Thursday night? It certainly looks like a referee helped the Pats avoid a penalty just before they blocked Nick Folk’s 58-yard-field goal attempt to seal a 27-25 victory. When New...Read More
… 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...
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...
New ST Coordinator McGaughey to Strengthen New York JetsWe’ve seen special teams make or break games for teams in recent years. A DeSean Jackson punt return touchdown to lift the Eagles over the Giants in 2010 comes to mind right away, even a few seasons later. Then the offseason arrives, and we as fans often overlook the third unit. The first time the New York Jets make a big...
There's been no shortage of kickers who've spoken out in protest of Roger Goodell's proposal to eighty-six the extra point.
Nick Folk is the latest.
"That’s going to take away something from [kickers]," Folk said in a phone interview with the Star-Ledger. "It's been a part of the game for so long. And I think that it would be a disservice to take it away.”
A seven-year veteran...