Pat McAfee RUMORS & NEWS

  • Colts Place P Pat McAfee On Reserve/Retired List, Pick Up $2.75M Of Cap Room

    NFL Trade Rumors "Field Yates of ESPN reports that the Colts officially placed P Pat McAfee on the reserve/retired list on Tuesday. The Colts will pick up $2.75 million of cap space with this move. It also ensures that Indianapolis holds the rights to McAfee should he elect to return to the NFL at some..." March 21

  • Ex-Colts’ punter Pat McAfee says there won’t be a comeback

    Fanrag Sports "Pat McAfee retired suddenly from the Indianapolis Colts and took a job in sports media. He’s only 29 years old and was making millions to punt a football, so there was instantly speculation that he’d return to the game. However, he was asked about it recently, and he said: “My knees have just..." March 01

  • Pat McAfee took Adderall first day of retirement, now knows why it’s banned

    Sporting News "Colts punter and class clown Pat McAfee retired from the NFL after eight seasons on Thursday, and like a college freshman he had to get out and experience the free world outside of the No Fun League. For McAfee, that meant taking Adderall, which is banned by professional sports unless you have..." February 04

  • Is Pat McAfee's retirement a sign of things to come for the NFL?

    Yardbarker "When the news that Indianapolis Colts punter Pat McAfee chose retirement at 29 over postseason surgery in order to pursue a career in entertainment, many in the NFL as well as fans were shocked to say the least. However, McAfee's choice to quit football seems to be endemic of a growing movement of..." February 03

  • Pat McAfee leaves $2.75 million on the table, potentially owes the Colts $400,000

    Pro Football Talk "Colts punter Pat McAfee surely didn’t take his decision to retire early from football lightly. With McAfee calling it quits, he’s walking away from a $2.75 million salary he would have received in 2017. Under the terms of his current contract, he’ll also owe the team $400,000 in previously-paid..." February 02

  • Pat McAfee walks away from the Colts at 29

    Indianapolis Star "Pat McAfee is walking away from the Indianapolis Colts at age 29. No, really. This isn't a joke. The two-time Pro Bowl punter met with team owner Jim Irsay for more than an hour Monday to inform him of the decision and announced it Wednesday night live on television. The people’s punter –..." February 02

  • Antonio Brown endorses Pat McAfee’s criticism of NFLN

    CBS Sports "The Steelers' season is over, but that doesn't mean the hubbub surrounding Antonio Brown has quieted down for good. Brown endured a decent bit of scrutiny in the week leaking up to the game for live-streaming portions of Mike Tomlin's postgame speech after the Steelers beat the Chiefs in the..." January 25

  • Colts punter Pat McAfee on firing of GM Ryan Grigson: 'Thank God'

    Sporting News "The news of the Colts firing GM Ryan Grigson on Saturday was met with a sigh of relief among fans — and even one Colts player. Punter Pat McAfee, known for his hilarious tweets, took to Twitter to let everyone knows how he feels about the move." January 21

  • Pat McAfee takes a jab at NFL's Twitter account

    Indianapolis Star "The NFL's Twitter account posed a question Wednesday night: Who was the biggest snub among players not named to the Pro Bowl? Two NFC quarterbacks -- Drew Brees of the New Orleans Saints and Matthew Stafford of the Detroit Lions -- were on the list. So were Seattle Seahawks tight end Jimmy..." December 22

  • Colts punter Pat McAfee paid off electric bills for 115 Indianapolis families

    USA Today "For a second straight year, Indianapolis Colts punter Pat McAfee brought holiday cheer to some families in need with a generous gesture. He paid off the electric bills of 115 customers with IPL Power. McAfee — known for being one of the funnier athletes on Twitter and on the field — did the..." December 17

  • Colts punter Pat McAfee begs Antonio Brown to avoid kicking him in the face

    CBS Sports "Colts punter Pat McAfee appears to be nervous for Thursday's game, because when the Colts host the Steelers on Thanksgiving, McAfee will be forced to punt the ball to Steelers receiver and returner Antonio Brown. In addition to being one of the league's most dynamic playmakers, Brown also..." November 23

  • Pat McAfee rips Skip Bayless for criticizing ‘non-football player’ kickers

    Larry Brown Sports "Unless you like punts and missed field goals, Sunday night’s game between the Arizona Cardinals and Seattle Seahawks was tough to watch. No one was more infuriated by it than Skip Bayless, and the defensive struggle inspired him to lash out at all NFL kickers. After Chandler Catanzaro and..." October 24

  • McAfee: Infamous night of partying saved my NFL career

    Indianapolis Star "The last thing Pat McAfee remembers about the night that saved his NFL career was buying 100 shots of tequila. “I wanted every single person in the bar to have a shot,” he says. Soon they did. Soon it went dark. You know the story: It was Oct. 20, 2010, six years ago Thursday. McAfee was 23..." October 21