Vinatieri made his only field-goal attempt from 44 yards in Sunday's win at Atlanta for his career 26th winning kick in either the final minute of regulation or overtime, the Associated Press reports. Vinatieri also made all three of his extra point attempts. After missing a field goal in each of his first two games, Vinatieri has made 12 consecutive field goals - including three from 50 yards or more.
Colts kicker Adam Vinatieri missed his only field goal attempt on Sunday against the Patriots. Vinatieri had a chance at a 51 yard field goal on the team's second drive of the game, but couldn't convert. He missed wide right. Vinatieri did not receive another attempt, but did hit his only extra point.
Colts kicker Adam Vinatieri missed just his second field goal this season in Sunday's playoff win at Denver. Vinatieri pushed a 44-yard try wide right in the second quarter before converting a 30-yarder in the fourth quarter. He hit three PATs for six points. Now 35 of 37 on field goals, Vinatieri visits the Patriots in next Sunday's AFC Championship Game.
Colts kicker Adam Vinatieri converted all four of his field-goal tries in Sunday's playoff win over the Bengals, including a 53-yarder. Vinatieri has made 37 straight field goals at home. He also was good from 38, 29 and 22 yards and added two PATs for 14 points. Vinatieri visits the Broncos next Sunday in the divisional playoffs.
Colts kicker Adam Vinatieri said he is not ruled out playing well into his 40s, according to Adam Caplan of ESPN on Tuesday. Vinatieri said he will play out the final year of his two-year, $5 million contract he signed in March. He'll turn 42 on Sunday. Vinatieri has converted 34 consecutive field goal attempts. This season, he has knocked all 28 of his attempts, including 10 of 40-plus yards.
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