INDIANAPOLIS — With the NFL's new league year starting at 4 p.m. on March 18, Colts.com takes a look at the Indianapolis Colts players set to become free agents, continuing today with unrestricted free agent-to-be Adam Vinatieri.
Player: Adam Vinatieri, 47
Experience: Potentially entering 25th NFL season in 2020
Free Agency Category: Unrestricted ("A player whose contract has expired and has four or more tenured years in the league. He may sign with any other team with no restrictions.")
2019 Synopsis: Vinatieri would play in 12 games in 2019, his 14th season with the Colts and 24th NFL season in all; he connected on 17-of-25 field goal attempts (68 percent) and 22-of-28 extra-point tries (78.6 percent) before being placed on injured reserve on Dec. 9; he underwent surgery on his left knee and has been spending the offseason recovering and rehabbing, and is yet to make an announcement on his plans for 2020. The NFL's all-time leader in points scored (2,673) and made field goals (599), Vinatieri has connected on 336-of-394 field goals (85.3 percent) and 507-of-524 extra points (96.8 percent) during his career in Indianapolis.
Notable Kicker Free Agents To-Be: Dan Bailey, Greg Zuerlein, Ka'imi Fairbairn, Nick Folk
Notable Kicker College Prospects: Rodrigo Blankenship (Georgia), Dominik Eberle (Utah State), Tyler Bass (Georgia Southern), JJ Molson (UCLA), Cooper Rothe (Wyoming)