Adam Vinatieri blocked out noise of early struggles and found his stride

The Indianapolis Star
Adam Vinatieri blocked out noise of early struggles and found his stride
Adam Vinatieri blocked out noise of early struggles and found his stride

Check out the early NFL game headlines, Chiefs hold off Ravens behind Mahomes. INDIANAPOLIS -- Through it all, Adam Vinatieri just kept kicking. At first, it was just a few cameras and a few hundred early birds milling about Lucas Oil Stadium before game time, watching him warm up -- each inevitably looking for tiny signs of the 46-year-old's demise and each with the same thought lingering in the back of their minds: Will this be the last time we see the greatest kicker of all time swing his right leg inside Lucas Oil Stadium? After five missed kicks in two games -- and after the Indianapolis Colts worked out six kickers this week -- the end seemed like it could be near. As Sunday inched closer

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