NFL kickers, man.
The NFL season obtained into full swing on Sunday, with nearly each staff placing on the pads and kicking off the season. The kickers appear to nonetheless be within the offseason, nonetheless.
The doinks have been lovely, loud and plentiful on Week 1. The Jaguars, Colts, Texans, Steelers and Bengals every had a kicker miss a subject objective within the early window.
Now, not each kicker doink or miss is made equal. Some are full whiffs, such because the Colts’ Rodrigo Blankenship and his potential game-winner in time beyond regulation:
The Bengals and Steelers each needed to lose on Sunday, with each kickers lacking potential game-winners in time beyond regulation. Usually clutch Evan McPherson hooked a 29 yarder in time beyond regulation that had no probability:
Then we’ve got Chris Boswell. Boswell lined up for his first strive at an extended subject objective try, and we obtained probably the most lovely miss of the season:
This was no mere doink. This was a bonk. A thud. A clank. They heard that miss in Kentucky. Take a look at the curve on the ball. Sandy Koufax couldn’t have pitched a ball with higher break. Fortunately, Boswell made the sport winner to make up for the primary miss, nailing the sport winner.
At the very least within the late window we’ve got some steadiness at kicker, like Chiefs security Justin Reid:
Justin Reid replaces an injured Harrison Butker and boots an XP. Then follows with an enormous kickoff. Gotta like it.
— David Fucillo (@davidfucillo) September 11, 2022
In your viewing pleasure, take pleasure in each miss from the early window, and hug a kicker you understand: