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  1. 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
  2. Rackers having historic season

    Len Pasquarelli

    Cardinals kicker Neil Rackers is leading the way in what is shaping up as a strong year for place-kickers.

    Story | Conversation | November 03, 2005
  3. Steelers sign rookie free agent Reed for kicking duties

    Len Pasquarelli

    In a move that has been hinted at for weeks, the Pittsburgh Steelers changed place kickers on Thursday, signing rookie free agent Jeff Reed and placing slumping veteran Todd Peterson on injured reserve.

    Story | Conversation | November 19, 2002
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. Falcons' P Koenen performing well in place-kicker role

    Len Pasquarelli

    In this age of specialization, the Atlanta Falcons may have actually discovered a jack-of-all-kicking-trades.

    Story | Conversation | August 12, 2006
  7. Ex-Giant filled in for Colts this past week

    Len Pasquarelli

    For the second straight week, Matt Bryant has signed on with a team whose regular place kicker is sidelined by injury, this time joining the Miami Dolphins, where incumbent Olindo Mare is rehabilitating from a "grade two" strain to his right calf.

    Story | Conversation | October 13, 2004
  8. 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 ESPN.com.

    Story | Conversation | September 10, 2003
  9. Elam's signing bonus hovers around $3 million

    Len Pasquarelli

    Less than a month shy of unrestricted free agency, and widely considered to have played his final game for the Denver Broncos, standout place kicker Jason Elam is returning to the team after all for 2003 and beyond.

    Story | Conversation | February 03, 2003
  10. Pats beat deadline to give Vinatieri long-term deal

    Len Pasquarelli

    Beating the deadline with only a few minutes to spare, the New England Patriots on Friday signed "franchise" free agent place kicker and Super Bowl hero Adam Vinatieri to a long-term deal, two league sources told ESPN.com.

    Story | Conversation | March 15, 2002