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Kickers building trust with success in clutch

...through an entire schedule without a miss, Minnesota's Gary Anderson in 1998 (35 for 35), and Indianapolis' Mike Vanderjagt in 2003 (37 for 37).Neither got to the Super Bowl in those years.With coaches so confident in their kickers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2013-10-21/kickers-building-trust-succes
Vinatieri signs with Indianapolis

...Tuesday. Vinatieri, who twice hit winning kicks in the Super Bowl for the Patriots, replaces former Pro Bowler Mike Vanderjagt. The deal was announced on the team's Web site, though terms were not immediately available. GIANTS: Wide receiver...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/03/22/pro_72598.shtml
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Patriots capitalize on Colts' mistakes

...in New England's 27-24 victory over Indianapolis, Patriots linebacker Willie McGinest did, and Colts kicker Mike Vanderjagt didn't. One play after McGinest sacked Peyton Manning for a 13-yard loss, Vanderjagt's field-goal streak...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/09/11/pro_428271.shtml
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Experienced owners know the value of a place-kicker

...a game from their kicker, then they've done good. This is the reason why kickers in high-scoring offenses (Mike Vanderjagt, Jeff Wilkins) or with incredible accuracy (David Akers, Adam Vinatieri) sometimes go unusually high in drafts...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/10/27/pro_16300.shtml
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Wanted: New nickname for Colts' Hunter the Punter

...during the Colts' best playoff run since the 1995 season. The only work he's done so far? Holding for kicker Mike Vanderjagt on field goals and extra points. "Nobody really likes Hunter that much anyway," NFL co-MVP Peyton Manning said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/01/15/pro_401156.shtml
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Colts beat Dolphins despite valiant effort by Marino

...on Sunday. But Manning hit Marvin Harrison with completions of 16 and 18 yards in the final 30 seconds to set up Mike Vanderjagt's 53-yard field goal as time ran out, which gave the Colts a 37-34 victory and the inside track for the AFC...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/12/06/pro_276791.shtml
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Colts trample Broncos

...3 for the second time this season. He might have had five TDs in the first half had time not run out and forced Mike Vanderjagt to kick a field goal. No problem: Manning threw his fifth on the first series of the second half. Denver's day...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/01/05/pro_399988.shtml
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Colts top Steelers for 11th victory

...15-yard penalty for a low block on center Jeff Hartings put the Colts at the Steelers 45 and Manning positioned Mike Vanderjagt for a 44-yard field goal, his third of the game, to make it 16-7 as time expired. Edgerrin James rushed 29...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/11/29/pro_27118.shtml
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Patriots send Colts packing

...what looked like a sure touchdown. Then Willie McGinest sacked Manning with the Colts at the Patriots 18, forcing Mike Vanderjagt to try a 48-yard field goal instead of a chip shot. Vanderjagt, who had made 42 in a row, kicked it wide right...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/09/10/pro_428177.shtml
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Falcons win preseason match

...used its starters much beyond that point, and the only other scores for the Colts came on a pair of field goals by Mike Vanderjagt. Five of Manning's six completions were to Harrison, four on the Colts' scoring drive that started late in the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/07/30/pro_294041.shtml
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