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Colts’ kicker Vinatieri has new sidekicks in 22nd season

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Adam Vinatieri spent 21 seasons perfecting the art of placekicking.

Few have kept the ball between the goal posts so consistently for so long, and no kicker has more signature moments in their portfolio.

So when the graying 44-year-old learned his longtime holder was retiring and his longtime snapper had been released last winter, he didn’t fret. Vinatieri simply went adapted to his new teammates, Jeff Locke and Thomas Hennessy, for season No. 22.