Veteran kickers dominate playoff landscape Premium Story

Ryan Longwell (Ann Heisenfelt/AP)
Ryan Longwell (Ann Heisenfelt/AP)
By John Holler
Date: Jan 1, 2009

While two teams are in the playoffs with rookie quarterbacks and other squads have starters with fewer than five years of experience, veteran kickers are found much more often on this year’s playoff rosters. Ryan Longwell isn’t surprised, citing several reasons that veterans are so important to have come playoff time.

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