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The Thrill of Victory and the Agony of the Forearm: Patriots 59, Colts 24

I was planning on waxing eloquent about the Patriots huge victory tonight, but at the moment, I'm just trying to fight my way out of the catatonic state that Rob Gronkowski's broken forearm has put me in… Let's skip over the big story for a moment though, and concentrate on what was a truly excellent game by the Patriots. I missed the better part of the 1st half thanks...
Via DeROK.Net
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Can any of these 10 guys to watch be future stars for the Indianapolis Colts?

Tonight, every NFL team plays their final preseason game. The next time we’ll see them on the field, it will be the opening weekend of the season. That means that this weekend, there won’t be any professional football to watch. For the only time until after the Super Bowl, the NFL won’t dominate the conversation and be on nearly every television. So what’s a fan to do with...
Via cover32 - Colts
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Before drafting you need to see Colts K Adam Vinatieri’s fantasy ranking

With the preseason games that most teams use as a dress rehearsal now in the rearview mirror, the 2014 NFL season is officially right around the corner. The next time fans see the league’s star players it will be during games on opening weekend. That means one thing: Fantasy football drafts are upon us. In order to get a ready, it’s time to start putting together a draft board...
Via cover32 - Colts
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Fantasy: Which offensive Colts to ride, and which ones need to find the pasture

If you have enjoyed the great joy that comes with “owning” players that you will most likely never meet in person, then you know that it is fantasy draft time. Fantasy sports are one of the best creations ever conceived for fans; by spending an entire season developing the best team possible, you become more invested in the games than you may have previously been. In fact, fantasy...
Via cover32 - Colts
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Indianapolis Colts make roster changes

Today the Indianapolis Colts signed free agent guard Andre Cureton and waived kicker Cody Parkey. It was almost inevitable that the Colts would release Parkey, as they are set with Pat McAfee handling kickoffs and Mr. Clutch Adam Vinatieri handling field goals. Cureton, a native of Indianapolis, was an all-state player at Pike High School. He is 6’5″, 332 pounds, and played his...
Via cover32 - Colts
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Indianapolis Colts kicker Adam Vinatieri ranked 8th best in 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 - Colts
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Game Recap: Jets 13 Colts 10

MVP: Chris Johnson didn’t have any “wow” plays in tonight’s game, but he did score his first (preseason) touchdown as a New York Jet. He looked as if he didn’t have surgery on his knee during the offseason. That’s a good sign. LVP: Adam Vinatieri missed a chip shot field goal that would have given the Colts a 13-10 lead before halftime. Because he missed, the Jets took...
Via cover32 - Jets
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Is Adam Vinatieri a Hall of Famer?

That was a question posed this week on Reddit, and I couldn’t help but share my opinion in this spot. That’s because I continue to be very conflicted when it comes to allowing pure special-teamers into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. So few spots are available on an annual basis and it feels as though logjams are becoming deeper at an extreme rate. Placekickers are on the field...
Via This Given Sunday
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Is Adam Vinatieri a Hall of Famer?

That was a question posed this week on Reddit, and I couldn’t help but share my opinion in this spot. That’s because I continue to be very conflicted when it comes to allowing pure special-teamers into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. So few spots are available on an annual basis and it feels as though logjams are becoming deeper at an extreme rate. Placekickers are on the field...
Via Bloguin Best
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Top 5 Twitter moments from the first week of Indianapolis Colts training camp

Training camp for the Indianapolis Colts has been in full force for a week now, and the ups and downs from a football season have been jam packed in that week. From the arrival of Reggie Wayne, to Vick Ballard being lost for the season, the Colts have been all over the map with good and bad news. Twitter is now almost the immidiate information center for sports news in today’s...
Via cover32 - Colts
July 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Indianapolis Colts’ Adam Vinatieri ranked 8th best kicker 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...
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July 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Three Bold Predictions for the 2014 Indianapolis Colts

The Indianapolis Colts look to repeat the spectacular season that they had in 2013. A season that saw the Colts win the AFC South with Andrew Luck under center in his second season in the NFL. The Colts defeated the Chiefs in the Wild Card Round but lost to the New England Patriots in the Divisional Round. Now in their 3rd year together Chuck Pagano and Andrew Luck will try to lead...
Via Football Nation
July 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Adam Vinatieri Signs A Baby’s Chest At Colts Training Camp

Yes, football season is almost upon us, and yes, Diehard Colts fans have their babies signed by a kicker. [Vine] The post Adam Vinatieri Signs A Baby’s Chest At Colts Training Camp appeared first on Diehardsport.
Via Diehardsport
July 28, 2014  |  Discuss

25 most memorable plays in NFL history

Just as the NFL’s unofficial summer vacation wraps up, we want to keep things macro for one final big-picture look at the NFL history books with a completely subjective summary of what we feel are the 25 most memorable plays in football history. A few rules. First, we’re restricting this to the Super Bowl era. Why? Because we’re using the word “memorable” as literally as...
Via This Given Sunday
July 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Adam Vinatieri’s ‘Snow Bowl’ Field Goal Voted Top Patriots Play

When you think about the most memorable plays in New England Patriots history, two moments from the same season immediately come to mind. But in a close vote, Patriots fans ultimately chose the moment that came first: Adam Vinatieri’s game-tying “Snow Bowl” field goal against the Oakland Raiders in the 2001 divisional playoff. The former Pats kicker was the hero of the Patriots’...
Via NESN.com
July 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Top Ten Greatest Kickers of All Time

Brian Spurlock-USA TODAY Sports Kickers are people too. It’s easy to forget until the end of the game when you realize your happiness and the team’s success lie solely, well, in the sole of his shoe. There has certainly been more love shown for kickers in today’s game(unless you’re Peyton Manning going off on your idiot kicker) but the position is still often overlooked....
Via The Sideline
July 10, 2014  |  Discuss

The best 4th down unit in the NFL

You always hear about owner Jim Irsay talking about we are building a monster. Well for this aspect, the monster has already been built and towers over every other unit in the NFL. The Indianapolis Colts 4th down unit is an arm and a leg above every other team in the league right now. Future Hall of Fame kick Adam Vinatieri is the most clutch kicker in the history of the league,...
Via cover32 - Colts
July 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Trash-talking punter's latest boast: I can hit 75-yard field goals

Long the ugly stepchild in locker rooms, the NFL kicker in recent years has seen quite a gain in popularity. Postseason heroics of guys like Adam Vinatieri and record-setting efforts like Matt Prater's have helped kickers' credibility, but it's the increased strength in their legs and their smack talk where kickers really have made inroads. And now one of the biggest...
Via Pro Sports Daily
June 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Adam Vinatieri feels he has several years left; He is 41 years old now

Adam Vinatieri is a very special player, and he has been playing at a very high level for years now. He has not really declined since entering the NFL and the 41 year old feels there is still a lot left in the tank. The NFL’s oldest player is confident there’s plenty of life left […] The post Adam Vinatieri feels he has several years left; He is 41 years old now appeared first...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
June 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Indianapolis Colts kicker Adam Vinatieri named top-10 in the 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 - Colts
June 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Kickers are part of the NFL whether we like it or not

Adam Vinatieri and Scott Norwood could tell you how important one place kick can become.  I have watched games when place kickers have made me dance and made me cry.  I have said that I hate them and wish they weren’t a part of the game.  That is not quite true.  Remember, I am an NFL fanatic. Commissioner Roger Goodell has proposed eliminating the extra point after a touchdown...
Via The Penalty Flag
June 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Should the Patriots target a top 10 kicker from the NFL Draft?

Kickers and punters are universally the most under-appreciated positions in the entire NFL. While games, and entire seasons, can hinge on a few key yards of field position or a clutch game-winning field goal, kickers and punters are oft-lamented for their miscues and rarely-remembered for their achievements. Adam Vinatieri and Stephen Gostkowski have largely created a legacy of mistake...
Via cover32 - Patriots
April 28, 2014  |  1 Comment

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...
Via Helmet2Helmet
April 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Indianapolis Colt’s fans all time favorite team

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...
Via cover32
March 31, 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
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