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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: - (football) a kicker who makes a place kick for a goalplace-kicker - (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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It is possible probably likely that either Eddy Pineiro or Elliott Fry will be the Bears' place-kicker on opening night against the Green Bay Packers, and it's equally reasonable to project that one or both will go on to very successful NFL careers.
Doherty deputised as the county's place-kicker due to the fact that O'Connor (above), the county's scorer-in-chief since making his debut in 2011, sat out the League after knee surgery.
The slightly older, wiser Oregon coach - who opted to keep his offense on the field against the Cardinal for a failed pass on fourth down in a scoreless game - allowed place-kicker Matt Wogan to attempt a first-quarter field goal this time.
"And I think Will Hooley is a better place-kicker than he showed.
"The value of a place-kicker was seen tonight," said Lions fly-half Jonny Sexton.
When news emerged that Clermont place-kicker David Skrela would miss today's semi-final, smiles grew wide all over the province as the name Brock James emerged as his likely replacement.
Dan Parks goes into the tournament as Scotland's place-kicker having been named at outside-half for tomorrow's Calcutta Cup clash with England at Murrayfield.
Treviso also managed two tries courtesy of Robert Barbieri and Tommaso Iannone as well as well as 10 points from place-kicker Kris Burton, and they were unlucky not to score more as they dominated for long spells.
He is now on the coaching staff at Super League Salford but has been turning out at outside centre, where Hoppers utilised him as a place-kicker in their recent 20-17 victory at Otley.
Australia play USA there on Friday and their place-kicker, James O'Connor, has been ruled out with a hamstring strain.
The 24-year-old's reintroduction allows reluctant place-kicker Jon Higgins to hand over responsibility for Boot Duty.
Joshua Shene, the place-kicker for Ole Miss, boomed three field goals in the game Oct.