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Last week we here at cover32 Colts decided to honor March Madness with our own little tournament. We selected two players from every position and you the fans voted to decide the winner.A few rules we had, no player that played strictly in Baltimore was allowed in this, and we left open two spots for the defensive secondary where corners and safeties were all eligible. Last, we decided...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

Colts Still Have a Hole at Free Safety

 The Indianapolis Colts lost Antoine Bethea in free agency, and have failed to do anything to fill his hole. Are there options in free agency and/or the draft? The Colts made some nice moves this offseason, solidifying their front seven by adding D’Qwell Jackson and Arthur Jones. They’ve also made an effort to keep their own players, keeping guys like Vontae Davis, Pat McAfee...
Via Everything Colts
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Indianapolis Colts: Day 1 Free Agency Recap

Here's a recap of what the Colts did on day 1:- Re-signed kicker Adam Vinatieri to a 2 year, 5M dollar deal.- Signed former Ravens defensive lineman Arthur Jones to 5 year, 33M dollar deal.- Re-signed cornerback Vontae Davis to a 4 year, 39M dollar deal.- Re-signed safety Sergio Brown to a 4 year deal worth an undisclosed amount of money.- Re-signed running back Ahmad Bradshaw...
Via Pro Football Spot
March 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Recapping Day 1 of Free Agency for the Colts

The Indianapolis Colts were busy on Day 1, re-signing a lot of their own players, but also making a big move on an underrated defensive lineman.Here's a recap of what the Colts did on day 1:- Re-signed kicker Adam Vinatieri to a 2 year, 5M dollar deal.- Signed former Ravens defensive lineman Arthur Jones to 5 year, 33M dollar deal.- Re-signed cornerback Vontae Davis to a 4 year...
Via Everything Colts
March 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Adam Vinatieri Re-signs with Colts

The Indianapolis Colts have re-signed kicker Adam Vinatieri to a 2 year deal that should keep the veteran kicker with the team until his retirement.Vinatieri is known as one of the most clutch players to ever play the game, with 2 of his 4 Super Bowl rings coming because of his last second kicks. Vinatieri has also proven to be clutch for the Colts, winning countless games in the...
Via Everything Colts
March 11, 2014  |  Discuss

NFL free agency live tracker (with running updates)

As the 2014 NFL free agency period begins today (March 11th), teams are scrambling to make moves to improve their teams. Here is a list of these moves, updated periodically as they happen. Bucs sign DE Michael Johnson Redskins sign WR Andre Roberts Colts re-sign K Adam Vinatieri Dolphins sign G Branden Albert  
Via Sports-Kings
March 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Twitter Tuesday: 3 best friends

The Indianapolis Colts have re-signed Hall Of Fame kicker Adam Vinatieri to a two year deal earlier this morning. With the Colts agreeing to a five year deal for punter Pat McAfee last week, the special teams unit of Viniteiri, McAfee, and Matt Overton stay in tact for now. And McAfee let the twitter world know that a few hours ago. And we’re the 3 best friends that anyone can...
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March 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Colts re-sign Adam Vinatieri to two-year deal

The Indianapolis Colts have re-signed kicker Adam Vinateri. The 41-year-old Vinatieri agreed to a two-year deal with the Colts, reports ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter. The man, the myth, the legend @adamvinatieri has agreed to terms on a return to the #Colts!!!!! #COLTSTRONG pic.twitter.com/C6U9NvcmkN — Indianapolis Colts (@Colts) March 11, 2014 Vinatieri made 87.5 percent of...
Via Sports-Glory
March 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Reports: Adam Vinatieri Signs Two-Year Deal To Remain With Colts

Adam Vinatieri is not going anywhere. The 41-year-old kicker has agreed to terms on a new contract with the Indianapolis Colts, the team announced Tuesday morning. The Colts did not release the details of the deal, but both ESPN’s Adam Schefter and NFL.com’s Ian Rapoport report that it will keep Vinatieri in Indianapolis for the next two seasons. Colts re-signed veteran K Adam...
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March 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Indianapolis Colts Re-sign Kicker Adam Vinatieri

(AP Photo) Per ESPN’s NFL Insider Adam Schefter, the Indianapolis Colts have re-signed their kicker Adam Vinatieri to a two-year contract: Colts re-signed veteran K Adam Vinatieri to a two-year deal, per source. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) March 11, 2014 After going undrafted in the 1996 NFL Draft, Vinatieri signed as a free agent with the New England Patriots. A crucial...
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March 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Colts Re-Sign Adam Vinatieri

Adam Vinatieri won’t be going anywhere. The Colts have signed him to a 2 year extension. Colts re-signed veteran K Adam Vinatieri to a two-year deal, per source. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) March 11, 2014
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March 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Boomstick punter Pat McAfee could become kicker as well

Punter Pat McAfee, has resigned with the Indianapolis Colts in a 5 year deal that is worth 14 million and contains 5 million in guaranteed money. But what really raised interest was the idea that McAfee could be kicking field goals and extra points. McAfee was both a kicker and punter in college at West Virginia, and currently does punts and kickoffs. With Adam Vinatieri, 41, possibly...
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March 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Colts Have Spoken To K Adam Vinatieri, But He Is Expected To Test The Open Market

  ESPN’s Adams Schefter reports that the Colts have spoken to with free agent K Adam Vinatieri in recent days, but he is expected to reach the open market next week. There are few decent kickers available in this year’s free agent including Phil Dawson (49ers) and Steven Hauschka (Seahawks). Vinatieri, 41, is coming off of a very solid season for the Colts and has said that...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
March 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Pat McAfee talks to Colts about being both punter and kicker

Colts punter Pat McAfee has talked to the team about potentially becoming their field goal kicker as well. McAfee, who already handles kickoffs for the Colts, said after signing his new five-year contract that he would like to add field goals to his duties. McAfee said he hopes free agent kicker Adam Vinatieri returns this year, but after Vinatieri leaves, McAfee wants a crack at...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 08, 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 sounds off on possible extra point rules change

Adam Vinatieri is one of the most successful kickers the National Football League has ever seen. So his opinion matters more than most in regards to speculation that the NFL could possibly move an extra point attempt back to the 25-yard line.Let's just say the veteran is not a fan of the possibility that an extra point kick could go from a 20-yard attempt to a 43-yard attempt...
Via Bush League Chronicle
March 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Adam Vinatieri, Jay Feely Oppose NFL’s Longer Extra Point Proposal

Adam Vinatieri isn’t a fan of the longball. One of the NFL’s most successful kickers is voicing his opinion on the league competition committee’s proposal to move point after attempts from the traditional 2-yard line to the 25. “I don’t understand the logic. Will it make the game safer for people by moving the extra point back to a 43-yarder? If anything, players are going...
Via NESN.com
March 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Kickers Adam Vinatieri, Jay Feely not fans of longer extra point proposal

Adam Vinatieri, arguably the NFL's best clutch kicker and whose 2,006 career points rank fifth in league history, says player safety is why the league's competition committee should end discussions to make extra points more difficult — such as a proposal to move the line of scrimmage for the kicks from the traditional 2-yard-line back to the 25. "I don't understand...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Would the Colts use franchise tag on Adam Vinatieri?

Kicker Adam Vinateri is a free agent. At 41, Vinateri is coming off arguably the best season of his career. That makes Vinatieri a candidate for the franchise tag according to the IndyStar. The franchise tag for kickers is set to be $3.4 million, which is what Vinatieri made in 2013. That means he will get a 20-percent bump to $4 million if he is hit with the tag. I have a hard time...
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February 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Adam Vinatieri An Option For The Colts’ Franchise Tag?

Mike Chappell of the Indianapolis Star writes that K Adam Vinatieri is really the only free agent who worthy of the Colts’ franchise tag. Chappell mentions that CB Vontae Davis and S Antoine Bethea could also be options for the team’s franchise tag, but he doesn’t believe it makes much fiscal sense to use the designation on these players. Last year, the Colts used their...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
February 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Adam Vinatieri the greatest NFL kicker ever?

After claiming his spot in the 2,000 point club and with rumors circulating that Indianapolis Colts kicker, Adam Vinatieri, could possibly be going into free agency, I decided to make a virtual toast to the esteemed kicker who is undoubtedly one of the greatest kickers in NFL history, if not the best. With Vinatieri’s birthday occurring just one day prior to his historical game...
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February 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Should 50-yard field goals be worth extra points?

Change is never easy, because many of us are just comfortable with the way things were. In sports, we become stubborn regarding each game's original rules and regulations. But the reality is that football, baseball, hockey and basketball have been evolving quite dramatically over the last century.  The NFL has arguably been ahead of the pace there, most notably by adopting...
Via This Given Sunday
February 11, 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

Adam Vinatieri Wants 4 Points For 50+ Yard FGs

This is exactly how my fantasy football league is set up, so Adam maybe on to something. Here is what he had to say to PFT.com. Vinatieri said that field goals over 50 yards should be worth four points instead of three and discussed the potential for coaches to use strategy in order to try for a game-winning four-point kick rather than a tying kick from 47 yards out.
Via BlackSportsOnline
February 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Colts' Vinatieri Plans to Kick for "Two or Three More Years"

Indianapolis Colts' veteran place kicker, Adam Vinatieri, hopes to continue his lengthy journey with the team, telling ESPN's Adam Schefter that he is not ready to retire, and that he plans on kicking field goals for at least "two or three more years."Vinatieri is viewed as the most clutch kicker in NFL history after kicking game-winning field goals for the New...
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February 01, 2014  |  Discuss

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