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Old 09-14-2012, 09:00 AM  
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Are NFL kickers becoming too good?

Akers kicks a 63 yearder.....Kaeding went 5 for 5....

Why are the Chiefs still stuck with a guy who struggles with 41 yarders?


http://www.slate.com/articles/sports...ld_goals_.html


in Week 1 kickers made 67 of 72 field-goal attempts, or 93 percent. Oh, and the 49ers’ David Akers became the fourth kicker—after Tom Dempsey in 1970, Jason Elam in 1998, and Sebastian Janikowski last year—to kick a 63-yarder. He also became the fifth active NFL kicker to make one from beyond 60.

I’ve written before that the improvement in NFL kicking since the 1970s is one of the greatest non-equipment-aided performance leaps in any sport. Today’s kickers are bigger, stronger, physically and mentally better conditioned, and, most important, more technically sophisticated than their counterparts in the early days of the “sidewinder” or “soccer-style” kicker. This guy, for one, wouldn’t sniff the field today.

Kickers are so good now—more precisely, the distance from which they can score three points and their accuracy from all distances has increased to such a degree—that NFL coaches use them more than ever. NFL teams attempted a record 1,011 field goals in 2011, which works out to about four attempts per game. In 1984, the figure was 3.5 FG/G. In 1974, it was 3.0. As kickers have improved, the NFL has tried to make their job harder: in 1974, moving the goalposts to the rear of the end zone; in 1995, placing the ball at the spot of the kick instead of the line of scrimmage after a missed FG; in 1999, making them boot new, hard K balls.
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Old 09-14-2012, 09:02 AM   #2
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Old 09-14-2012, 09:07 AM   #3
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For what he is, Succop is a great kicker. He generally misses one at the beginning of the year, then lights fire the rest of the way. I'm not even remotely worried about Ryan ****ing Succop.
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Old 09-14-2012, 09:12 AM   #4
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We have to draft a new kicker guys..... like pronto!
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Old 09-14-2012, 09:30 AM   #5
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Akers's face after he made that field goal was priceless - and the kick itself was thrilling to watch.
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Old 09-14-2012, 09:32 AM   #6
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For what he is, Succop is a great kicker. He generally misses one at the beginning of the year, then lights fire the rest of the way. I'm not even remotely worried about Ryan ****ing Succop.
Except at the end of the year with a potential trip to the playoffs on the line against the Raiders.
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Old 09-14-2012, 09:33 AM   #7
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Akers kicks a 63 yearder.....Kaeding went 5 for 5....

Why are the Chiefs still stuck with a guy who struggles with 41 yarders?


http://www.slate.com/articles/sports...ld_goals_.html


in Week 1 kickers made 67 of 72 field-goal attempts, or 93 percent. Oh, and the 49ers’ David Akers became the fourth kicker—after Tom Dempsey in 1970, Jason Elam in 1998, and Sebastian Janikowski last year—to kick a 63-yarder. He also became the fifth active NFL kicker to make one from beyond 60.

I’ve written before that the improvement in NFL kicking since the 1970s is one of the greatest non-equipment-aided performance leaps in any sport. Today’s kickers are bigger, stronger, physically and mentally better conditioned, and, most important, more technically sophisticated than their counterparts in the early days of the “sidewinder” or “soccer-style” kicker. This guy, for one, wouldn’t sniff the field today.

Kickers are so good now—more precisely, the distance from which they can score three points and their accuracy from all distances has increased to such a degree—that NFL coaches use them more than ever. NFL teams attempted a record 1,011 field goals in 2011, which works out to about four attempts per game. In 1984, the figure was 3.5 FG/G. In 1974, it was 3.0. As kickers have improved, the NFL has tried to make their job harder: in 1974, moving the goalposts to the rear of the end zone; in 1995, placing the ball at the spot of the kick instead of the line of scrimmage after a missed FG; in 1999, making them boot new, hard K balls.
I am almost positive the increased attempts is a more of a direct result of offenses being more pass oriented and in general moving the ball better than ever.
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Old 09-14-2012, 09:33 AM   #8
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Akers's face after he made that field goal was priceless - and the kick itself was thrilling to watch.
During our football shin-dig I said he'll make it. Won a whooping $3 lol
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Old 09-14-2012, 09:34 AM   #9
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Except at the end of the year with a potential trip to the playoffs on the line against the Raiders.
He should have been the one that made sure Seymour was blocked properly on the second attempt?
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Old 09-14-2012, 10:05 AM   #10
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He should have been the one that made sure Seymour was blocked properly on the second attempt?
Or maybe not angle it all of 12 inches above the line's heads.
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Old 09-14-2012, 10:10 AM   #11
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Hey remember that time we drafted Justin Medlock in the 5th round?

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Old 09-14-2012, 10:16 AM   #12
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Old 09-14-2012, 10:18 AM   #13
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Hey remember that time we drafted Justin Medlock in the 5th round?

Hes back in the NFL for the Panthers. He was 1 for 1 on Sunday
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Old 09-14-2012, 10:20 AM   #14
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Hey remember that time we drafted Justin Medlock in the 5th round?

He was the best kicker in college FB that year. Nobody anticipated that we was a complete headcase.
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Hey remember that time we drafted Justin Medlock in the 5th round?

That's particularly painful when Mason Crosby went the next round.

All you had to do was watch college football and it was clear that Crosby was the best kicker out there.
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