placekicker


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placekicker

(ˈpleɪsˌkɪkə)
n
(General Sporting Terms) football rugby a player who takes place kicks
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.placekicker - (football) a kicker who makes a place kick for a goalplacekicker - (football) a kicker who makes a place kick for a goal
football, football game - any of various games played with a ball (round or oval) in which two teams try to kick or carry or propel the ball into each other's goal
kicker - a player who kicks the football
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The Buffaloes also roamed into Big Ten country and lost placekicker Diego Gonzalez (torn Achilles' tendon) and outside linebacker Derek McCartney (torn ACL) for the rest of the season.
NEW YORK GIANTS placekicker Lawrence Tynes can write himself into Super Bowl history this weekend if he wins the showpiece game for his side with a field goal.
ARGENTINA expect their placekicker Felipe Contepomi to be ready for their Pool B clash against Scotland in Wellington on Sunday, writes Ashley Wishaw.
We knew within the group that he is an exceptionally talented placekicker and it was definitely not a gamble from our experiences playing club football, myself and James, with him.
The kicking game could be a weakness early in the season as the Muleriders must replace both their punter and placekicker.
Placekicker Justin Medlock was the first kicker and only Bruin selected, and it took until the 160th pick overall -- well into the fifth round -- for the Kansas City Chiefs to pick him.
He is a quality placekicker who knows how to cope with the pressure of a big game.
Freeman and placekicker Aidan Schneider made the third team.
Kickalicious," a talented placekicker who rose to national prominence after his YouTube video went viral, has earned a contract with the NFL's Detroit Lions.
His father was a third baseman and placekicker at the Air Force Academy.
And the coach of Inverclyde Phoenix, in placekicker Lawrence's home town of Greenock, said the reaction has been "amazing".
It contains the best placekicker in world rugby, two British Lions, one of whom is Scotland's most-capped player, two of our most respected and exciting backs and arguably the player who made the biggest impact in the 2006 autumn Tests.