Adam Vinatieri’s Postseason Milestones
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Playoff milestones for Colts kicker Adam Vinatieri, who entered the NFL in 1996 with the New England Patriots. Vinatieri will face his former team in Sunday’s AFC championship game.
Postseason Record: 20-9 (Colts were 2-1 when Vinatieri was on injured reserve following 2009 season).
Conference championship record: 6-0.
Most Super Bowl Rings – Charles Haley, 5; Vinatieri, 32 others, 4.
Most Career Points – Vinatieri, 233; David Akers, 175.
Most Games Played – Jerry Rice, Vinatieri, 29.
Most Consecutive Games Scoring – Vinatieri 29; David Akers, 24.
Most Consecutive Games with Field Goal – Vinatieri, Tony Fritsch (1972-79), 13.
Most Career Field Goals – Vinatieri, 56; Akers, 39.
Most Career Filed Goal Attempts – Vinatieri, 67; Akers, 47.
Most Career PATs – Vinatieri, 65; Akers, 58.
Notes: Vinatieri kicked game-winning field goals in two of Patriots’ three Super Bowl wins; made tying field goal and winning field goal in overtime against Oakland in playoffs following the 2001 season; gave up kickoff returns for touchdowns to Green Bay’s Desmond Howard, the Super Bowl MVP after the 1996 season against New England, and Devin Hester, who scored on opening kickoff in Super Bowl after 2006 season against Indianapolis.
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