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  1. NFL: Overtime rules require alterations

    Len Pasquarelli

    Overtime games too often are being decided by kickers. It's time for some rule changes that would make OT more than a footnote, writes Len Pasquarelli.

    Story | Conversation | December 08, 2009
  2. Kicker Shaun Suisham signs one-year tender with Washington Redski...

    Len Pasquarelli

    Kicker Shaun Suisham, who will be challenged for his job in training camp, has signed his one-year restricted free agent tender of $1.01 million with the Washington Redskins.

    Story | Conversation | March 18, 2009
  3. Saints sign Gramatica, put Mare on IR with hip

    Len Pasquarelli

    New Orleans kicker Olindo Mare, who injured his leg while making a tackle on a kickoff in Monday's victory over the Atlanta Falcons, was placed on injured reserve Wednesday, ending his season after 13 games.

    Story | Conversation | December 12, 2007
  4. Toe Tapping: NFL kickers going the distance this season

    Len Pasquarelli

    This has been a season in which NFL kickers and punters have positioned the accent squarely on the first syllable of football. It's the Year of the Kicker, writes Len Pasquarelli.

    Story | Conversation | November 15, 2007
  5. Mare to remain Saints' kicker despite groin injury

    Len Pasquarelli

    Barring a setback on Friday, 11th-year veteran Olindo Mare will handle the placement chores for the New Orleans on Sunday at Seattle, and the struggling Saints will not sign another kicker to even temporarily replace him.

    Story | Conversation | October 11, 2007
  6. Late 'icing' timeouts are legal, but are they ethical?

    Len Pasquarelli

    The trend of coaches calling late timeouts from the sidelines to ice kickers has stirred up plenty of debate.

    Story | Conversation | October 10, 2007
  7. Indianapolis rookie lineman overcomes long odds

    Len Pasquarelli

    Indianapolis defensive tackle Ed Johnson stole the show in an otherwise average weekend for the 2007 rookie class, writes Len Pasquarelli.

    Story | Conversation | September 14, 2007
  8. Jags sign 18-year veteran Carney to replace injured Scobee

    Len Pasquarelli

    The Jags signed 18-year veteran kicker John Carney to fill in for the injured Josh Scobee, who is expected to miss six to eight weeks.

    Story | Conversation | September 11, 2007
  9. Chiefs agree in principle with Rayner; Jags to audition kickers

    Len Pasquarelli has learned that the Kansas City Chiefs have agreed in principle with free agent Dave Rayner, a second-year veteran who was recently released by the Green Bay Packers after losing out to rookie Mason Crosby in a hard-fought camp competition.

    Story | Conversation | September 10, 2007
  10. Swap market: Place-kickers face constant change

    Len Pasquarelli

    Constant change. Lack of job security. Such is life for NFL place-kickers, good and bad, writes Len Pasquarelli.

    Story | Conversation | September 07, 2007
  11. Former NFL kicker signs with CFL's Argonauts

    Len Pasquarelli

    Steve Christie on Monday signed a practice roster contract with the Toronto Argonauts, where he likely will be activated to replace injured kicker Noel Prefontaine.

    Story | Conversation | July 02, 2007
  12. Falcons sign veteran kickoff specialist to one-year pact

    Len Pasquarelli

    The Atlanta Falcons signed free-agent kicker Billy Cundiff to a one-year contract.

    Story | Conversation | May 04, 2007
  13. Longer-term contract in store for Seahawks kicker?

    Len Pasquarelli

    Four-year veteran kicker Josh Brown of the Seahawks has signed the one-year qualifying offer for a franchise player at the position, a deal that is expected to pave the way for a longer-term contract.

    Story | Conversation | May 02, 2007
  14. Saints cut Carney loose

    Len Pasquarelli

    New Orleans kicker John Carney, the 19-year veteran who starred as the Saints' placement specialist, was cut loose by the team on Thursday after asking for his release.

    Story | Conversation | April 05, 2007
  15. Feely, Dolphins agree to three-year deal

    Len Pasquarelli

    The Miami Dolphins have reached a contract agreement with unrestricted free agent kicker Jay Feely, a move that will end the 10-year tenure of Olindo Mare with the team.

    Story | Conversation | March 08, 2007
  16. Bills reach 5-year extention with veteran PK Lindell

    Len Pasquarelli

    The Buffalo Bills have reached agreement with standout kicker Rian Lindell on a five-year contract extension that will keep the seven-year veteran off the unrestricted free agent market in the spring.

    Story | Conversation | December 26, 2006