Adam Vinatieri will return for one other season.
The Indianapolis Colts are signing the long bound Hall of Reputation kicker to a one-year contract, NFL Community Insider Ian Rapoport reports, per a source knowledgeable of the notify. The team later made it first rate and confirmed the deal.
It changed into once a no-brainer pass for the Colts after Vinatieri reiterated after the season he desired to continue his occupation.
Even at 46, Vinatieri remains concept to be one of many most loyal kickers within the NFL, no subject a negative day on the placement of job within the Colts’ playoff loss in Kansas Metropolis, at some stage in which he neglected a 23-yard field design and an extra point. In 2018, the ageless marvel connected on 85.2 percent of his field design attempts, including four over 50 yards, and made 44 of 47 PATs within the stylish season.
For Indy, maintaining Vinatieri for one other season gives a confirmed commodity at a blueprint we have viewed crush other teams’ postseason objectives.
Asked G Quenton Nelson about this after the AFC Legit Bowl observe: âVery excited. Heâs a massive chief, a massive player and heâs the largest portion to our group. Thatâs in actuality captivating files. Doesnât shock me. Iâm in actuality elated.â https://t.co/nPrUSAxv3xâ Herbie Teope (@HerbieTeope)
January 25, 2019