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Adam Vinatieri Signs One-Year Extension With Indianapolis Colts

Adam Vinatieri kicks a field goal.

NASHVILLE, TN - DECEMBER 30: Adam Vinatieri #4 of the Indianapolis Colts kicks a field goal against the Tennessee Titans at Nissan Stadium on December 30, 2018 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

The Indianapolis Colts reportedly reached a one-year contract extension with Adam Viantieri, according to ESPN NFL insider Adam Schefter. Vinatieri will be back for this 24th NFL season and will be the oldest player in the league - once again.

The future Hall of Fame kicker has been in the NFL for over half of his life after joining the New England Patriots in 1996 as an undrafted player. Vinatieri, 46, is already the league's leading scorer and holds the record for most career field goals made - and most field goals made consecutively with 44.

Now he'll be back with the Colts for the 2019 season.

Here's the news from Schefter.

Vinatieri spent the first 10 years of his career with the Patriots, winning three Super Bowls and was named to two Pro Bowl teams over that span. He eventually landed with the Indianapolis Colts, where he won another Super Bowl - beating the Patriots in the AFC title game in the process.

He's been one of the most-accurate kickers in the league since he entered the NFL with the Patriots and despite playing into his mid-40's still made over 85-percent of his kicks in 2018.

Now he and the Colts will hope to improve on a surprising playoff appearance in 2018.