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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. Falcons reach agreement with veteran K Andersen

    Len Pasquarelli

    The Atlanta Falcons reached agreement with venerable kicker Morten Andersen, 46, who has not played in the NFL since 2004.

    Story | Conversation | September 19, 2006
  6. Texans start most rookies in Week 1

    Len Pasquarelli

    Not counting punters and kickers, there were 35 rookie starters in NFL lineups for opening day, writes Len Pasquarelli.

    Story | Conversation | September 12, 2006
  7. Packers release Cundiff, tab Rayner as kicker

    Len Pasquarelli

    Opted for potential over past production, the Green Bay Packers have decided to go with Dave Rayner as their place kicker, even though the second-year veteran has never converted a field goal attempt in an NFL regular-season game.

    Story | Conversation | August 18, 2006
  8. Cowboys sign Vanderjagt to three-year contract

    Len Pasquarelli

    The Dallas Cowboys on Thursday signed unrestricted free agent kicker Mike Vanderjagt, a colorful eight-year veteran who is the NFL's career leader in field goal percentage.

    Story | Conversation | March 23, 2006
  9. Vinatieri agrees in principle to deal with Colts

    Len Pasquarelli has learned that unrestricted free agent Adam Vinatieri, who provided the winning field goals in two of the New England Patriots' three Super Bowl victories, has reached a contract agreement in principle with the Indianapolis Colts.

    Story | Conversation | March 21, 2006
  10. Eugene and Cirrincione not expected to be drafted

    Len Pasquarelli

    Add two more players, safety Hiram Eugene and kicker Vinny Cirrincione, to the pool of prospects available in Thursday's supplemental draft.

    Story | Conversation | July 13, 2005
  11. Vinatieri likely wants to be NFL's highest paid kicker

    Len Pasquarelli

    Star kicker Adam Vinatieri, one of the NFL's premier placement specialists and a man whose field goals provided the winning points in two of the New England Patriots three Super Bowl victories, will return to the team for at least one more season.

    Story | Conversation | April 13, 2005
  12. Special performances lead Week 7

    Len Pasquarelli

    Week 7 showed again how important it can be to have a good field-goal kicker in the NFL.

    Story | Conversation | October 25, 2004
  13. Chiefs released veteran over weekend

    Len Pasquarelli

    Released by Kansas City over the weekend, veteran kicker Morten Andersen signed Tuesday with Minnesota.

    Story | Conversation | September 07, 2004
  14. Steelers sign Markham, just in case

    Len Pasquarelli

    Thursday NFL roundup

    Story | Conversation | February 12, 2004
  15. Special teams finally garnering attention

    Len Pasquarelli

    Partly because of Dante Hall, special teams have impacted game results more than usual this season.

    Story | Conversation | October 22, 2003
  16. NFL's all-time scorer will suit up at Indy on Sunday

    Len Pasquarelli

    Place kicker Gary Anderson, the NFL's all-time leading scorer, on Wednesday agreed to contract terms with the Tennessee Titans, and will be in uniform Sunday for the team's game at Indianapolis, club sources confirmed to

    Story | Conversation | September 10, 2003