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Synonyms for placekicker

(football) a kicker who makes a place kick for a goal

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The Glasgow-born Canadian, 26, is the ace field goal kicker and punter for the Claymores in the World League.
FONAR Corporation (NASDAQ: FONR), The MRI Specialist(TM), announced that Garo Yepremian, former Miami Dolphins field goal kicker, played a key role in the sale of a FONAR Upright(TM) MRI scanner in the greater Philadelphia area.
An 84 percent career field goal kicker in five NFL seasons with Kansas City and the Bucs, Barth missed all of 2013 after tearing the Achilles tendon in his right foot during a charity basketball game.
Unlucky spot: All of field goal kicker Ryan Killeen's four misses this season occurred from the left hash mark.
Gostkowski, the most accurate field goal kicker in team history, missed from 42 and 49 yards against the Bills.
Not because of Oregon's 33-30 triple-overtime win over USC which had been, in Steve's words, "the nuttiest game ever," secured only when a second-string field goal kicker booted the game winner after the first-stringer injured his knee while celebrating an earlier successful kick.
The Toreadors could have tried to run backward to kill the clock or, if unable to run it down completely, give Dorsey, which doesn't have a good field goal kicker, the ball back with a few seconds remaining.
Our program's effectiveness will be enhanced by having hospital representatives share what we are trying to communicate to young people," said Anderson, the NFL's all-time most accurate field goal kicker.
Gostkowski, the most accurate field goal kicker in Patriots history, missed a 42-yard attempt last week in Pittsburgh.
Daily also serves as the place kicker for COC on kickoffs, and holds for field goal kicker Tom Garagliano on field goal-attempts and PATs.
Nick Lowery, who this year passed Jan Stenerud as the NFL's career-leading field goal kicker, is an example.