Adam Vinatieri RUMORS & NEWS

  • Colts re-sign kicker Adam Vinatieri, the oldest player in the NFL

    SB Nation "Adam Vinatieri has spent the last decade with the Indianapolis Colts, and he'll remain in Indy for the foreseeable future after signing a contract extension Tuesday, the team announced. Vinatieri was poised to hit free agency after completing the final season of a two-year, $5 million contract he..." March 08

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    #Colts are working on a deal to lock up future HOF kicker Adam Vinatieri, sources say. This was an open secret in Indy. Very respected there

  • Adam Vinatieri decides to return for 21st NFL season and perhaps more

    Indianapolis Star "The clutchest kicker in NFL history isn’t ready to hang it up. Adam Vinatieri, the oldest player in football, told IndyStar on Tuesday he intends on playing a 21st NFL season this coming fall — and perhaps several more. He’ll be 43 when training camp opens in August. While Vinatieri hinted..." February 09

  • Jim Irsay wants the Colts to bring back Adam Vinatieri

    Stampede Blue "The Indianapolis Colts have a number of players who will become free agents when the new league year starts, and they will have to be smart about who to re-sign. Owner Jim Irsay already knows one name that he wants to bring back: kicker Adam Vinatieri. In a conversation with CBS4's Mike..." February 02

  • Colts' Vinatieri makes 500th career FG, sits 3rd in NFL history

    The Score "Indianapolis Colts kicker Adam Vinatieri joined a very exclusive club Sunday against the Miami Dolphins. With a 38-yard fourth-quarter kick, Vinatieri became the third player in NFL history with 500 career field goals." December 27

  • Adam Vinatieri not a fan of narrow goal posts

    Sporting News "The NFL experimented with extra points in Sunday night's Pro Bowl, and one veteran kicker did not like the changes. The league narrowed the goal posts from 18.6 feet to 14 for its all-star event. In addition, the NFL made kickers attempt extra points from the 15-yard line for a 33-yard try..." January 26

  • Adam Vinatieri: Goal posts don't need to be changed "With the NFL narrowing the goal post width from 18 to 14 feet for Sunday's Pro Bowl, ageless veteran kicker Adam Vinatieri will be one of the guinea pigs for the league's experiment. The 42-year-old -- who said Wednesday night at the Pro Bowl Draft he plans to return for his 20th season --..." January 22

  • Colts' 42-Year-Old K Adam Vinatieri Gets Drug Tested Day After Making 53-Yard FG

    Bleacher Report "Not many 42-year-olds are able to play in the NFL, but Adam Vinatieri is no ordinary 40-something. The Indianapolis Colts kicker had the most successful campaign of his 19-year career in 2014, making 30 of his 31 field-goal attempts in the regular season. In Sunday's playoff game against the..." January 05

  • Which Colts player makes NFL-leading $45K per play?

    Indianapolis Star "When it comes to body parts, Adam Vinatieri should be thanking that sweet foot of his. That foot. That right foot. That size 10 foot he kicks with (in a size 8.5 soccer shoe). That foot earns him $45,946 per play. And that makes Vinatieri the highest paid guy, per snap, in the NFL. No. Not..." November 21

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    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    Colts re-signed veteran K Adam Vinatieri to a two-year deal, per source.

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    Joel Corry @corryjoel

    Adam Vinatieri isn't a franchise tag option for Indy. Since the Pats franchised him twice ('02 & '05), he gets the QB number with a 3rd tag.

  • Adam Vinatieri: Why not have long FGs worth 4 points? "When Indianapolis Colts kicker Adam Vinatieri rolled past me on the set Wednesday, I felt compelled to pull up his stats on my phone. This is what sports nerds do. His career achievements are staggering. Eighteen seasons, four Super Bowl rings, 499 field goals. He even has a..." January 29

  • Adam Vinatieri, oldest player in the NFL, shows no signs of age

    Pro Football Talk "Athletes decline as they age. So it’s a bit shocking to see that the NFL’s oldest player is having what may be his best season. Adam Vinatieri, the Colts kicker who will turn 41 in three weeks and is the league’s oldest player by 11 months over Washington punter Sav Rocca, is kicking as well as..." December 06

  • Adam Vinatieri Named AFC Special Teams Player of the Week

    Naptown's Finest "Adam Vinatieri continues to kick his way towards a Hall of Fame career. Vinatieri, kicker for the Indianapolis Colts, has been named AFC special teams player of the week, for his performance against the Tennessee Titans last Thursday. Vinatieri made all three of his attempted field goals last..." November 23

  • Vinatieri continues to succeed at highest level as he aims for 5th ring

    Indianapolis Star "There is no magic formula or elixir to account for Adam Vinatieri’s Father Time-defying antics. Perhaps, reasoned coach Chuck Pagano, the Indianapolis Colts veteran placekicker came across the revitalizing spring sought by Ponce de Leon in 1513. “He’s obviously found the Fountain of Youth..." October 30

  • Colts Vinatieri is the NFL's oldest player at 40 but has no plans to retire

    Indianapolis Star "Occasionally, Adam Vinatieri finds himself serenaded in his little slice of the Indianapolis Colts locker room by the bass-heavy, reverberating sounds emanating from a younger teammate’s cubicle. Most of the time, he tolerates the auditory assault, even though he would prefer some Dave Matthews..." June 01