Indianapolis Colts kicker Adam Vinatieri has matched Morten
Andersen for most field goals in NFL history with 565.
Vinatieri needed three field goals Sunday against the Philadelphia
Eagles to tie the record. The 45-year-old Vinatieri kicked field
goals of 35 and 31 yards in the third quarter to give the Colts a
13-10 lead. Vinatieri matched the mark early in the fourth with a
28-yarder and a 16-13 lead.
Vinatieri had three fields goals this season coming into the game.
Vinatieri was already the NFL’s postseason record holder for
scoring (234) and field goals (56); and he hit two Super Bowl
winners in the final minute. He’s won four Super Bowl rings and was
the only unanimous selection on the Super Bowl 50 Golden Team.
He made 263 field goals in 10 years with the New England Patriots
and has 302 with the Colts.