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Colts kicker Adam Vinatieri, known for his heroics kicking through snow with the Patriots during the Tuck Rule Game in the 2001 playoffs, missed two field goals during near-whiteout conditions at New Era Field on Dec. 10. That dropped his season field-goal percentage from 95.7 percent to 88 percent (22 of 25) and could cost him a $500,000 bonus. Former NFL agent and …

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Still hanging on a wall in Stephen Hauschka's childhood bedroom in Needham, Mass., is a faded photo autographed by Adam Vinatieri. Hauschka was 16 years old when the moment was etched in New England sports history: Vinatieri's 23-yard field goal that beat the Oakland Raiders in sudden death, sent the Patriots to the next playoff round and propelled them to their first S…

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Deonte Thompson used to chase rabbits through the mucky soil of sugar cane fields when he was a youngster growing up in Belle Glade, Fla. Belle Glade, located due west of West Palm Beach, is sometimes referred to as Muck City. Maybe that experience long ago helped the Buffalo Bills' receiver navigate the ankle-high snow Sunday at New Era Field. Thompson made the c…

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Adam Vinatieri is one of the great kickers in football history with Super Bowl rings and Pro Bowl invitations to prove it. But it was tough sledding for him -- and everyone else -- at New Era Field. A 32-yard field goal would normally be automatic for him, but not Sunday. Not in the snow. He really had no chance. https://twitter.com/NEWS4_NICK/status/9399232832…

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