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DAN CARPENTER RUMORS

Rex Ryan concerned with struggling kicker Carpenter's recent misses

Holding a job as a kicker in the NFL is incumbent on, well, making field goals. If a kicker begins to miss, his job could be on the line. In Buffalo, head coach Rex Ryan is concerned with a recent rash of misses from Dan Carpenter -- a usually-reliable kicker for the Bills. Carpenter has not only missed the newly-modified 33-yard extra point, but he's also missed field goals of 46...
Via Fox Sports
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Dan Carpenter's coach is concerned about his kicker

Buffalo Bills kicker Dan Carpenter has been iffy this preseason, having already missed a pair of field goals and an extra point. His boss isn't thrilled. “I am concerned,” Bills coach Rex Ryan said... [Click headline for full story]
Via AFC East Daily
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Kicker Power Rankings: Did Dan Carpenter of the Buffalo Bills make the top five?

Place kickers in the NFL don’t get a whole lot of credit. Even the best of the best is lucky if he earns as much as a second string running back. How come nobody pays any attention when these are the guys scoring all the points? Let’s change all that and make a power rankings list of the best field goal kickers in the NFL. Here are the top ten. They were ranked based mostly on...
Via cover32 - Bills
December 10, 2014  |  Discuss

It's a kick! Did you know you can buy a Dan Carpenter T-shirt?

Kickers have merch? Yes, if you're Dan Carpenter. The Buffalo Bills' leg man is having a solid season, having connected on 27 of 31 field goal attempts. And now, you can immortalize good ole Dan by buying a T-shirt. Yes, it exists thanks to a company called 26shirts.com: What's more, it's for a good cause. The proceeds from this shirt go to help Nikki Lardner, a woman who is battling...
Via Fox Sports
December 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Bills Kicker Dan Carpenter Shovels Out Elderly Neighbors During Blizzard

Sometimes it pays to be neighbors with a professional athlete — even if he’s an NFL kicker. One elderly couple in Buffalo was snowed in Tuesday after an historic blizzard pounded the area with several feet of snow in areas. That’s when Bills kicker Dan Carpenter stepped in to save the day. The good deed likely would have gone unnoticed had it not been for 88-year-old Roy...
Via NESN.com
November 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Buffalo Bills kicker Dan Carpenter bails out snowbound neighbors

The weather outside was frightful. For Roy and Lorraine Noble, having Buffalo Bills kicker Dan Carpenter as a neighbor proved delightful during Tuesday's snowpocalypse. The storm -- which was expected to bring more than six feet of snow to areas in the Buffalo, New York, region -- left many people stranded. Roy and Lorraine Noble, 88 and 87 respectively, called the Buffalo News after...
Via Fox Sports
November 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Buffalo Bills kicker Dan Carpenter not ranked top-20 in the NFL…

… In fantasy that is, but maybe in real life as well. With a week of preseason games now in the books, the 2014 NFL season is officially underway. And that can only mean one thing: Fantasy football drafts are about to start happening. In order to get a jump on the competition, it’s never to early to start putting together a draft board. To help the cause, cover32 will be ranking...
Via cover32 - Bills
August 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Sad but true: Buffalo Bills’ Dan Carpenter not top-20 kicking fantasy option

With training camps underway, the NFL season is right around the corner. And that can only mean one thing: Fantasy football drafts are about to start happening. In order to get a jump on the competition, it’s never to early to start putting together a draft board. To help the cause, cover32 will be ranking each position, with updates from now until the start of the regular season...
Via cover32 - Bills
July 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Snubbed? Buffalo Bills K Dan Carpenter not named top-10 in NFL

Typically speaking, sports fans tend to worry about two things – the past and the future. They’ll debate who was the greatest player of all-time, while also spending hours discussing whether or not a rookie is going to be develop into an All-Pro. Both are fun exercises, things that keep fans engaged and the beer flowing at the local tavern. But they miss out on what is most important...
Via cover32 - Bills
June 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Beyond the stats: How good was Dan Carpenter's season?

Dan Carpenter had a good 2013 season, especially as a late addition to the roster. If the Bills won more games, would we have said he saved the season? Maybe, but they didn’t, and all we’re left with is another player with a nice year on a team with a bad season. How good was he really and should the Bills re-sign him this offseason? To determine how good Carpenter was...
Via Buffalo Wins
February 18, 2014  |  Discuss
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