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Dan Carpenter hits himself in face with helmet after missed extra point (Video)

Dan Carpenter isn’t having the best day of his life. The Buffalo kicker missed an extra point in their game against the Jets on Sunday, and in frustration, he slammed his helmet down on the sideline. The laws of physics proceeded to teach him a lesson. Bills K Dan Carpenter slammed his helmet down after missing an extra point – hit himself in the face pic.twitter.com/9cCB8N0JBt...
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 03, 2016  |  Discuss

Buffalo Bills Kicker Dan Carpenter Hits Himself In The Face With His Helmet After Slamming It On Ground

There is a reason why high school coaches tell their kids not to ever slam their helmets on the turf. For one, they don't want them to damage their helmets because then they would need a new one and those suckers cost money. Also, when you slam them down hard enough there is a chance that they are going to bounce back and hit in you in the face.If you are a kicker, the only thing...
Via FatManWriting
January 03, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Bills kicker slams helmet, has it hit him in the face

Buffalo Bills kicker Dan Carpenter missed an extra point on Sunday, and he was rightfully upset about it. Showing his frustration on the sideline, Campbell slammed his helmet onto the ground. We’ve seen this 1,000 times before, so this wasn’t surprising. What was surprising, and completely hilarious, is what happened next. Just watch. Bills K Dan Carpenter slammed his helmet...
Via Sportsnaut
January 03, 2016  |  Discuss

Hair's gone, missed kicks linger for Bills' Carpenter

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) Buffalo Bills kicker Dan Carpenter says the decision to cut his lengthy hair has nothing to do with his latest round of missed attempts. One way or the other, Carpenter arrived at his locker on Tuesday with a little less weight on his shoulders. Carpenter called himself the team's least superstitious player, and said he simply decided it was time for a...
Via AP on Fox
December 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Bills K Dan Carpenter to keep job despite recent struggles

In the past four games, Buffalo Bills kicker Dan Carpenter has missed five kicks -- three extra points and two field goals. His missed extra point against the Houston Texans could have easily cost the Bills the game as it kept their lead at six instead of seven, but they were fortunate to grab a nine-point lead later in the game.There's no doubt that Carpenter has struggled greatly...
Via Fox Sports
December 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Dan Carpenter's job with Bills isn't in jeopardy

Dan Carpenter missed an extra point for the fourth time this season Sunday in a win over the Houston Texans. But according to his head coach, the veteran kicker's job is not in danger. "We're not... [Click headline for full story]
Via AFC East Daily
December 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Kickers missed more extra points Sunday than all last year

The NFL wanted to make the extra point mean something, so before the 2015 season it moved the PAT back from the 2-yard line to the 15-yard line. The desired effect has taken hold, as the PAT is no longer an automatic kick and that was no better on display than this past weekend. Week 13 of the NFL season isn’t fully finished, but it already holds a dubious mark. That’s because...
Via The Comeback
December 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Texans' four-game win streak snapped in Buffalo

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) -- Tyrod Taylor threw a 40-yard touchdown pass to Charles Clay with 1:53 left to lead the Buffalo Bills to a 30-21 win over the Houston Texans on Sunday. Taylor finished 11 of 21 for 211 yards and three TDs and also scored on an 8-yard run. Buffalo (6-6) snapped a two-game skid and gained ground on the Texans (6-6) in the AFC playoff race. Sammy Watkins had...
Via AP on Fox
December 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Rex Ryan enjoys MetLife homecoming as Bills hang on vs. Jets

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) -- Rex Ryan's return to the Meadowlands was a successful one -- thanks to his pride and joy, the defense.Buffalo's defense shut down Ryan's former team for much of Thursday night, and the Bills scored on offense and special teams in a 22-17 victory over the New York Jets.Duke Williams returned a fumbled kickoff 19 yards for the go-ahead points, rookie Karlos...
Via AP on Fox
November 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Rex Ryan Continues Trolling Teams With Captains, Sends Out Former Dolphins

Rex Ryan apparently has a new favorite prank. The Buffalo Bills coach used his captain selections to troll his opponent for the second straight game. The Miami Dolphins were the victims of Ryan’s antics this time, as the coach sent out three former Dolphins for the coin toss. Ryan did the same thing for their first meeting on Sept. 27, too. #Bills captains are ex-#Dolphins...
Via NESN.com
November 09, 2015  |  Discuss

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
Via Larry Brown Sports
November 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Allen Hurns’ Ridiculous Touchdown Catch Gives Jaguars Win Over Bills (Video)

The 80,000-plus in attendance Sunday at Wembley Stadium were treated to one heck of a show. The NFL’s second London visit of 2015 featured the Jacksonville Jaguars building a 24-point lead, blowing it all and then rallying late in wild 34-31 win over the Buffalo Bills. The Bills used two E.J. Manuel touchdown passes, two Dan Carpenter field goals and a Corey Graham pick-six to...
Via NESN.com
October 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Ryan: Dan Carpenter to still kick FGs after bringing in Cundiff

The Buffalo Bills signing kicker Billy Cundiff had many believing it was the end of the road for Dan Carpenter, but that's not the case according to head coach Rex Ryan... at least not this week. "We had Cundiff take the kickoffs (Thursday)," Ryan, per CBS Sports/RotoWire. "And then we had Dan basically do the field goals. But we'll see as it goes on. But that's probably how we...
Via 60 Max Power O
October 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Bills swap out kickers, add Moore to WR crew

You can assume that Buffalo Bills kicker Dan Carpenter is now officially on notice. After starting the season 5-for-7 in field-goal attempts and already missing one extra point at the new 33-yard... [Click headline for full story]
Via AFC East Daily
October 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Rex Ryan sends message, names four former Dolphins as captains

There's no doubt Rex Ryan knows how to motivate his players.For the Buffalo Bills' Week 3 game against the Miami Dolphins on Sunday, Ryan made a statement -- sort of. He named four former Dolphins as captains before the game in an attempt to show Miami who they're missing.Those four players were Charles Clay, Richie Incognito, Marcus Thigpen, and Dan Carpenter.Ryan's extra form of...
Via Fox Sports
September 27, 2015  |  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

NFL Notes: Bills, Buccaneers, Cardinals, & Falcons

Bills Bills HC Rex Ryan expressed a great deal of frustration with K Dan Carpenter and expects to be in the market for a kicker in the coming days. “I’m tired of missing field goals,” Ryan said, via Syracuse.com. “We have a kickoff guy and we miss field goals. I don’t get it. So we’ll ... The post NFL Notes: Bills, Buccaneers, Cardinals, & Falcons...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
September 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Rex Ryan concerned with struggling kicker Carpenter's recent misses

Holding a job as a kicker in the NFL is incumbent on, well, making field goals. If a kicker begins to miss, his job could be on the line. In Buffalo, head coach Rex Ryan is concerned with a recent rash of misses from Dan Carpenter -- a usually-reliable kicker for the Bills. Carpenter has not only missed the newly-modified 33-yard extra point, but he's also missed field goals of 46...
Via Fox Sports
September 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Dan Carpenter's coach is concerned about his kicker

Buffalo Bills kicker Dan Carpenter has been iffy this preseason, having already missed a pair of field goals and an extra point. His boss isn't thrilled. “I am concerned,” Bills coach Rex Ryan said... [Click headline for full story]
Via AFC East Daily
September 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Josh McCown throws two picks; Browns end half tied 3-3 with Bills

Cleveland Browns 3 Buffalo Bills 3 First Half Recap In the first quarter of Thursday night’s Game 2 of the Cleveland’s preseason, the Browns and Bills left the scoreboard empty. The Bills were able to the ball quite a bit on the Browns defense, but their drives stalled on multiple big plays by outside linebacker Paul Kruger. The Bills drove 57 yards on the opening drive...
Via Waiting For Next Year
August 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Some things you might have missed in the Buffalo Bills’ first preseason game

Football is back (ish)!!! So while Bills fans share their opinions on why Matt Cassel’s steady consistency is a safer idea than the explosive risk of Tyrod Taylor for the next few days, here are a few things your watchful eye may have missed during Friday night’s Bills/Panthers game at Ralph Wilson Stadium: AROUND COVER32 Top 10: The NFL’s third-tier GMs Bold Predictions:...
Via cover32
August 17, 2015  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Bills, Cowboys, Lions, Ravens, & Vikings

Bills The Bills activated K Dan Carpenter from the non-football-injury list and added him to their active roster. Cowboys Todd Archer of ESPN writes that the Cowboys are facing a decision regarding MLB Rolando McClain at the start of the season. With McClain suspended for the first four games of the season, the Cowboys could elect ... The post NFL Notes: Bills...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
August 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Fantasy Football Rankings 2015: Top 10 Kickers In Your Draft

Kickers are an important part of winning NFL games and can play a positive role on your fantasy team as well. That said, don’t make drafting a kicker a priority until every position — including your bench and defense spots — are filled. Here are the top 10 fantasy kickers for the 2015 season. 1. Stephen Gostkowski, New England Patriots (Bye Week: 4) Gostkowski is among the...
Via NESN.com
August 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Mario Williams activated from injury list on first day of practice

Just one day after placing him on the non-football injury list, the Buffalo Bills activated defensive end Mario Williams and cleared him to practice. Training camp opened for the Bills on Friday, and Williams will reportedly be on the field with the team for the first day of practice.Williams was added to the injury list along with cornerback Leodis McKelvin and kicker Dan Carpenter...
Via Fox Sports
July 31, 2015  |  Discuss
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