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Rian Lindell
K #4
Height:
6-3
Weight:
227
Age:
37
College:
Washington State
Hometown:
Portland, OR
Experience:
15

Quick Stats (2013):

FGA
29
FGM
23
PCT
79.3
LNG
54
Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesOverall FGsOverall FgsPATKickoffs
GGSBlkLngFG AttFGMPctXP AttXPMPctBlkKOAvgTBRetAvg
TOTAL 2 56 377 306 81.2 433 432 99.8 1 848 61.2 69 741 20.4
2013 TB 16 0 0 54 29 23 79.3 31 31 100 0 0 -- 0 0 --
2012 BUF 16 0 0 50 24 21 87.5 39 39 100 0 47 61.7 7 40 22
2011 BUF 8 0 1 49 15 13 86.7 25 25 100 0 43 65.8 12 30 21.2
2010 BUF 16 0 0 51 21 16 76.2 32 31 96.9 1 67 63.3 8 57 21.7
2009 BUF 16 0 0 56 33 28 84.8 24 24 100 0 68 63.6 6 58 21.7
2008 BUF 16 0 1 53 38 30 78.9 34 34 100 0 77 61.8 10 62 20
2007 BUF 16 0 0 52 27 24 88.9 24 24 100 0 65 61.9 6 56 20.5
2006 BUF 16 0 0 53 25 23 92 33 33 100 0 69 59.9 5 59 21.3
2005 BUF 16 0 0 53 35 29 82.9 26 26 100 0 69 60.9 2 63 20.6
2004 BUF 16 0 0 43 28 24 85.7 45 45 100 0 83 58.3 3 77 18.3
2003 BUF 16 0 0 44 24 17 70.8 24 24 100 0 60 60.5 3 55 19.6
2002 SEA 16 0 0 52 29 23 79.3 38 38 100 0 79 58 0 73 21.8
2001 SEA 16 0 0 54 32 20 62.5 33 33 100 0 68 62 4 64 19.9
2000 SEA 12 0 0 52 17 15 88.2 25 25 100 0 53 60.5 3 47 18.1
Recent Games
WKOppResultOverall FGsPATKickoffs
BlkLngFG AttFGMPctXP AttXPMPctBlkKOAvgTBRetAvg
1 @NYJ L 17-18 0 37 1 1 100 2 2 100 0 -- -- -- -- --
2 NO L 14-16 0 0 1 0 0 2 2 100 0 -- -- -- -- --
3 @NE L 3-23 0 30 2 1 50 0 0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
4 ARI L 10-13 0 50 1 1 100 1 1 100 0 -- -- -- -- --
6 PHI L 20-31 0 38 2 2 100 2 2 100 0 -- -- -- -- --
7 @ATL L 23-31 0 41 3 3 100 2 2 100 0 -- -- -- -- --
8 CAR L 13-31 0 48 2 2 100 1 1 100 0 -- -- -- -- --
9 @SEA L 24-27 0 33 1 1 100 3 3 100 0 -- -- -- -- --
10 MIA W 22-19 0 35 2 2 100 2 2 100 0 -- -- -- -- --
11 ATL W 41-28 0 46 3 2 66.7 5 5 100 0 -- -- -- -- --
12 @DET W 24-21 0 38 3 1 33.3 3 3 100 0 -- -- -- -- --
13 @CAR L 6-27 0 53 3 2 66.7 0 0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
14 BUF W 27-6 0 53 2 2 100 3 3 100 0 -- -- -- -- --
15 SF L 14-33 0 0 0 0 -- 2 2 100 0 -- -- -- -- --
16 @STL L 13-23 0 35 2 2 100 1 1 100 0 -- -- -- -- --
17 @NO L 17-42 0 54 1 1 100 2 2 100 0 -- -- -- -- --

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Biography

ACQUIRED BY BUCS:

  • Signed by Tampa Bay as a free agent on August 21, 2013.

 

ORIGINALLY ENTERED NFL:

  • Originally entered the NFL a college free agent with the Dallas Cowboys in April of 2000.

 

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Has played in 212 games in 14 NFL seaons with Seattle (2000-02), Buffalo (2003-2012), and Tampa Bay (2013).
  • Has converted 306-of-377 field goals in his career (81.2%). The 306 made field goals are the 23rd-most in NFL history.
  • As a kicker for the Buffalo Bills from 2003-12, holds the following Bills records: career field goal percentage (83.33), season field goal percentage (92.00 in 2006), consecutive PATs (225) and consecutive field goals (18; 10/21/07 - 12/9/07).
  • His 225 successful field goals with Buffalo also rank second in team history (Steve Christie, 234).
  • Did not miss an extra point attempt in his first 321 attempts; this is the longest streak in NFL history to start a career and is the only player in NFL history to begin a career with a streak of 300+ made PATs.
  • In 2008, set career highs with 30 successful field goals and 124 total points.

 

2013 HIGHLIGHTS:

  • In first season with Buccaneers, converted 23-of-29 field goal attempts (79.3%) and all 31 of his PATs.
  • In Buccaneers debut at New York Jets (9/8), kicked go-ahead 37-yard field goal with 34 seconds remaining.
  • Hit a 30-yard field goal at New England (9/22).
  • Connected from 50 yards on his only field goal attempt vs. Arizona (9/29).
  • Successful on both field goal attempts vs. Philadelphia (10/13).
  • Converted all three field goal attempts at Atlanta (10/20).
  • Connected on both field goal attempts (47, 48) vs. Carolina (10/24).
  • Made only field goal attempt (33 yards) at Seattle (11/3).
  • Was successful on both field goal attempts in a 22-19 win vs. Miami (11/11).
  • Converted two-of-three field goals vs. Atlanta (11/17) with only miss coming from 55 yards.
  • Connected on a season-long 53-yard field goal at Carolina (12/1).
  • Became first kicker in Buccaneers history to connect on 53+-yard field goals in consecutive games when he did so vs. Buffalo (12/8).
  • Successful on both field goal attempts at St. Louis (12/22).

 

2012 HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Scored 102 points on the year, connecting on 39-of-39 extra points and going 21-of-24 on field goal attempts.
  • Against Jacksonville (12/2), converted both field goal attempts, including a season-long 50-yarder.
  • Handled all kickoff duties in seven of the team’s 16 games.

 

COLLEGE/PERSONAL:

  • At Washington State, finished his collegiate career fourth on the career scoring list with 206 points.
  • Led the team with 96 points as a junior, the fourth best single-season point total in school history.
  • Graduated with a degree in biology.
  • Played high school football at Mountain View High School (Vancouver, Wa.), where he served as a kicker, tight end and defensive end.
  • Earned the team’s defensive and special teams MVP honors while also gaining all-league honors as defensive end and kicker.
  • Had number retired by Mountain View in September 2004.
  • Also earned all-state, league MVP and team MVP honors in baseball as a third baseman and pitcher.
  • Born Rian David Lindell on January 20, 1977.
  • Along with wife, Johna, has one daughter, Abigail.

ACQUIRED BY BUCS:

  • Signed by Tampa Bay as a free agent on August 21, 2013.

 

ORIGINALLY ENTERED NFL:

  • Originally entered the NFL a college free agent with the Dallas Cowboys in April of 2000.

 

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Has played in 212 games in 14 NFL seaons with Seattle (2000-02), Buffalo (2003-2012), and Tampa Bay (2013).
  • Has converted 306-of-377 field goals in his career (81.2%). The 306 made field goals are the 23rd-most in NFL history.
  • As a kicker for the Buffalo Bills from 2003-12, holds the following Bills records: career field goal percentage (83.33), season field goal percentage (92.00 in 2006), consecutive PATs (225) and consecutive field goals (18; 10/21/07 - 12/9/07).
  • His 225 successful field goals with Buffalo also rank second in team history (Steve Christie, 234).
  • Did not miss an extra point attempt in his first 321 attempts; this is the longest streak in NFL history to start a career and is the only player in NFL history to begin a career with a streak of 300+ made PATs.
  • In 2008, set career highs with 30 successful field goals and 124 total points.

 

2013 HIGHLIGHTS:

  • In first season with Buccaneers, converted 23-of-29 field goal attempts (79.3%) and all 31 of his PATs.
  • In Buccaneers debut at New York Jets (9/8), kicked go-ahead 37-yard field goal with 34 seconds remaining.
  • Hit a 30-yard field goal at New England (9/22).
  • Connected from 50 yards on his only field goal attempt vs. Arizona (9/29).
  • Successful on both field goal attempts vs. Philadelphia (10/13).
  • Converted all three field goal attempts at Atlanta (10/20).
  • Connected on both field goal attempts (47, 48) vs. Carolina (10/24).
  • Made only field goal attempt (33 yards) at Seattle (11/3).
  • Was successful on both field goal attempts in a 22-19 win vs. Miami (11/11).
  • Converted two-of-three field goals vs. Atlanta (11/17) with only miss coming from 55 yards.
  • Connected on a season-long 53-yard field goal at Carolina (12/1).
  • Became first kicker in Buccaneers history to connect on 53+-yard field goals in consecutive games when he did so vs. Buffalo (12/8).
  • Successful on both field goal attempts at St. Louis (12/22).

 

2012 HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Scored 102 points on the year, connecting on 39-of-39 extra points and going 21-of-24 on field goal attempts.
  • Against Jacksonville (12/2), converted both field goal attempts, including a season-long 50-yarder.
  • Handled all kickoff duties in seven of the team’s 16 games.

 

COLLEGE/PERSONAL:

  • At Washington State, finished his collegiate career fourth on the career scoring list with 206 points.
  • Led the team with 96 points as a junior, the fourth best single-season point total in school history.
  • Graduated with a degree in biology.
  • Played high school football at Mountain View High School (Vancouver, Wa.), where he served as a kicker, tight end and defensive end.
  • Earned the team’s defensive and special teams MVP honors while also gaining all-league honors as defensive end and kicker.
  • Had number retired by Mountain View in September 2004.
  • Also earned all-state, league MVP and team MVP honors in baseball as a third baseman and pitcher.
  • Born Rian David Lindell on January 20, 1977.
  • Along with wife, Johna, has one daughter, Abigail.
 

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