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placekicker

(ˈpleɪsˌkɪkə)
n
(General Sporting Terms) football rugby a player who takes place kicks
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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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Q: You're one of the most respected placekickers in NFL history.
It's no difference with placekickers. If you say you have two who are equal, you are saying that neither one is that good, because there is always a difference; there should be a difference.
Martin Gramatica is one of the greatest placekickers in college and NFL history.
McDavitt is also one of the best placekickers around, as he helped Wachusett to a perfect 13-0 football season and the Division 1 Super Bowl title, which was his most memorable sports moment.
AMERICAN FOOTBALL Salaries for placekickers range from pounds 300,000 to pounds 2million per season and careers last into 40s (eg Morten Andersen, 44).
A two-time T&G Super Team selection, Lemieux set five Wildcats records, including career marks for most field goals and most extra points, and established himself as one of the top placekickers in Central Mass.
Special teams, second team: Placekickers: Pat Skelton, Worcester State; Evan Georgopoulos, Fitchburg State.