Vinatieri, 46, signs contract to play another season in Indy

Vinatieri, 46, signs contract to play another season in Indy
ARCHIVO - En esta foto de archivo del 30 de diciembre de 2018, el pateador de los Colts de Indianápolis, Adam Vinatieri (4), sale del campo luego de un juego de la NFL conta los Titans de Tennessee, en Nashville, Tennessee. Vinatieri jugará otra temporada con los Colts de Indianápolis a la edad de 46 años. Su nuevo contrato fue anunciado el viernes 25 de enero de 2019 por el gerente general, Chris Ballard. (AP Foto/Mark Zaleski/Archivo)

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Kicker Adam Vinatieri has signed a one-year contract with the Indianapolis Colts.

General manager Chris Ballard announced Friday the two sides had agreed to terms on a new deal.

Vinatieri made it official with his signature Monday, then told reporters he was glad the process went smoothly and ended early.

At age 46, he will again be the league’s oldest active player next season. If he plays beyond his birthday on Dec. 28, he would join George Blanda and Morten Andersen as the only 47-year-olds to appear in an NFL game.

Vinatieri has four Super Bowl rings. He begins next season as the NFL’s career scoring leader with 2,600 points and career leader in field goals made with 582.


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