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Colts K Adam Vinatieri Officially Announces Decision For 2019

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)

Indianapolis Colts' kicker Adam Vinatieri has officially announced his plans for the 2019 NFL season.

The oldest kicker in the NFL is coming back for another year.

Vinatieri, 46, has been signed to a contract extension.

"Adam is not only one of the greatest Colts in team history, but one of the greatest players in NFL history,” Colts General Manager Chris Ballard said this morning.

“We value Adam’s reliability and feel he will continue to kick at a high level. In addition to his performance on the field, he brings a tremendous amount of leadership to our locker room. He sets the standard for what it means to be a professional and how to properly prepare, especially for our younger players. We’re privileged to watch him continue his iconic career for another season,” Ballard added.

The future NFL Hall of Famer originally signed with the Colts in 2006. He has converted 319-of-369 field goal attempts (86.4 percent) and 485-of-496 PATs for 1,442 points since joining Indianapolis.

The kicker made 23-of-27 field goals (85.2 percent) and 44-of-47 PATs for 113 points during the NFL's 2018 season.

Vinatieri joined the Colts after spending 10 seasons (1996-2005) with the New England Patriots.