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  1. Division's kickers are killing it

    Paul Kuharsky

    Long distance field-goal attempts are finding their way through the uprights at a fantastic rate. Mark Simon of ESPN Stats & Information says overall field-goal attempts are being converted at nearly 86 percent, which would break the season re...

    Blog | November 02, 2011
  2. Wrap-up: Bengals 27, Colts 17

    Paul Kuharsky

    Thoughts on the Indianapolis Colts' 27-17 loss to the Cincinnati Bengals at Paul Brown Stadium: What it means: The Colts remain winless, falling to 0-6. They had a fourth-quarter chance to pull even, but Adam Vinatieri's 52-yard field goal attempt...

    Blog | October 16, 2011
  3. Caldwell talks late-game clock management

    Paul Kuharsky

    Jim Caldwell called two bad timeouts last year. In Jacksonville and against the Jets in the playoffs, he was looking to extend games but he helped slow things enough for his opponent to get in position for a field goal that beat him. In a season w...

    Blog | August 17, 2011
  4. Using McAfee in a desperate situation?

    Paul Kuharsky

    Could we see something crazy out of Pat McAfee in an end-of-game scenario this season? The big-legged Colts punter worked on field goal kicking during the lockout in case the team didn't re-sign Adam Vinatieri. And with no rush, he showed on the o...

    Blog | August 16, 2011
  5. One last AFC South decisive moment

    Paul Kuharsky

    Kerry Collins had given the ball away, fumbling a snap with 1:25 to go in a tied game. But the Colts still had to move the ball to get in range for Adam Vinatieri to kick a game-winning field goal. In their five previous possessions, they'd manage...

    Blog | January 04, 2011
  6. If special teams are decisive, Jags get edge

    Paul Kuharsky

    Contrary to the saying, special teams are not one-third of the game. In the first Jaguars-Colts game, Indy ran 66 offensive plays, Jacksonville ran 57. There were six punts, eight PATs and zero field goal attempts. By my math, special teams were 1...

    Blog | December 17, 2010
  7. Then Josh Scobee told Jaxson de Ville...

    Paul Kuharsky

    Before putting on their game faces for this pose, Jaxson de Ville fielded Josh Scobee's 59-yard game winning field goal after it sailed through the goal posts. What do you think was said right before or right after this shot?...

    Blog | October 06, 2010
  8. Josh Scobee, Colts killer

    Paul Kuharsky

    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- He knew it was on target when he hit it. But Josh Scobee had to wait to make sure his 59-yard game winning field goal had the distance. Once he knew it did, he took off his helmet, held it aloft and started scurrying, enjoyin...

    Blog | October 03, 2010
  9. RTC: Rackers almost went barefoot

    Paul Kuharsky

    Reading the coverage... Houston Texans Bum Phillips is torn between the Cowboys and Texans, says Dale Robertson. Neil Rackers' shoe ripped apart just before his game-winning field goal in Washington, says Richard Justice. His sprained ankle...

    Blog | September 23, 2010
  10. Thoughts on Buccaneers 24, Texans 17

    Paul Kuharsky

    Some bullet point thoughts on the Texans' 24-17 loss to the Buccaneers Thursday night: Houston sat 29 players. Neil Rackers hit a 21-yard field goal while Kris Brown was short on a 56-yarder in the final chances in the kicking competition. Expe...

    Blog | September 03, 2010
  11. Thoughts on Jaguars 19, Buccaneers 13

    Paul Kuharsky

    Some bullet-point thoughts on the Jaguars' 19-13 preseason win at Tampa Bay on Saturday night. Impressive: Josh Scobee hit on four of four field-goal tries - from 35, 43, 26 and 48 yards. John Matthews made a wonderful 27-yard diving touchdo...

    Blog | August 29, 2010
  12. Thoughts on Saints 38, Texans 20

    Paul Kuharsky

    Some bullet-point thoughts on the Texans' 38-20 loss at New Orleans Saturday night. Impressive: Neil Rackers connected on a 52-yard field goal, a nice line on his resume as he competes for the job with Kris Brown, who hit from 43. Steve Slat...

    Blog | August 22, 2010
  13. Pondering Titans-Colts at the half

    Paul Kuharsky

    INDIANAPOLIS - So how little time is too little time for Peyton Manning to get the Colts a field goal before the end of a half? Twenty seconds and two timeouts was plenty, and Matt Stover's 43-yard field goal gave Indianapolis a 24-10 halftime lea...

    Blog | December 06, 2009
  14. Garcon good, Washington not

    Paul Kuharsky

    INDIANAPOLIS -- Tennessee's defense is giving up too much at Lucas Oil Stadium, and if it keeps going this way the Titans could be out of this game in a hurry. Tennessee settled for a field goal on its good drive, but just allowed a second touchdo...

    Blog | December 06, 2009
  15. How I See It: AFC South Stock Watch

    Paul Kuharsky

    Falling: Brown1. Kris Brown, Texans kicker: For the second time in the Texans' last two games, Brown had a chance to force overtime with a field goal within his range and failed. Monday night at the end of the Titans-Texans game his 49-ya...

    Blog | November 24, 2009
  16. Gap control: Have Texans closed it?

    Paul Kuharsky

    Posted by's Paul Kuharsky The relieved Colts' acknowledged distance between the teams has shrunk. The frustrated Texans said it didn't really matter. Kris Brown's 42-yard field goal attempt sailed just a bit wide to the left on the fin...

    Blog | November 09, 2009