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Rob Bironas Just Might Have Been The Best Kicker Of His Era

FiveThirtyEight - 21 Sep 2014
In a tragic piece of NFL news somewhat overshadowed by a full slate of games Sunday, former Tennessee Titans placekicker Rob Bironas was killed in a single-vehicle accident late Saturday after losing control of his SUV. A nine-year veteran of the ...
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Stats: An impressive climb by Buffalo's defense - 16 Oct 2018
No one who has watched the Bills defense over the last four weeks needs to be told how well they have been playing. Sunday's effort in Houston was no different. Buffalo's defensive unit surrendered just 216 total net yards, logged seven sacks, held the ...
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Titans-Ravens Game Notes - 15 Oct 2018
KERN TIES BIRONAS: Punter Brett Kern appeared in his 144th consecutive game for the Titans, tying Rob Bironas for fourth place on the franchise's all-time consecutive games played list. The only players in team history with more consecutive games are ...
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5 NFL Stats to Know Through Week 6

numberFire - 16 Oct 2018
Another action-packed week of the 2018 NFL season is in the books, and like the five weeks that went before it, Week 6 provided a host of key statistical nuggets. New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady won his 200th regular season game as the ...
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Jets get 'bittersweet' victory over Colts, look to improve

Washington Post - 15 Oct 2018
Only the Titans' Rob Bironas, who holds the mark with eight field goals in a game, had more: 26 on Oct. 21, 2007. “Obviously, we want to finish in the red zone,” Darnold said. “That's what we pride ourselves on.” The Jets hadn't won back-to-back games ...
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32 things we learned from Week 6 of NFL season - 15 Oct 2018
He made all 10 of his kicks — seven field goals, three PATs — for 24 points, second most for a player in league history who didn't score a TD (Tennessee K Rob Bironas had 26 in 2007). Context: Myers outscored the high-octane Rams and 13 other teams ...
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Baltimore Ravens vs. Tennessee Titans: Revisiting recent matchups

Baltimore Beatdown - 12 Oct 2018
Kenny Britt led the team in receiving yards with 135 on nine catches and a touchdown, with Nate Washington coming a yard from eclipsing 100. The Ravens only allowed two touchdowns, but they bent enough for Rob Bironas to complete four of five field ...
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Titans-Bills Game Notes - 07 Oct 2018
It was his longest field goal in a Titans uniform and the team's longest field goal since Rob Bironas made a 55-yarder against Houston on Dec. 29, 2013. It also tied for the seventh-longest field goal in franchise history. Succop matched the career ...
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Ex-Patriots are struggling, and other observations around the NFL

The Boston Globe - 16 Oct 2018
The Patriots' offseason roster moves were put under a microscope during the first four weeks of the season, when the team's offense looked undermanned and out of synch. Surely, the Patriots could have used at least one among Dion Lewis, Danny ...
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Throwback Thursday: Bironas kicks game-winner to set NFL record

Titans Wire - 14 Sep 2018
On October 21, 2007, field goal kicker Rob Bironas sent the football through the uprights to seal the deal on a 38-36 Tennessee Titans victory over the Houston Texans. The 29-yarder to win the game set both a personal best for Bironas and an NFL record ...
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Titans celebrate 20 years in Nashville

WKRN News 2 - 09 Aug 2018
Our "Best Kick" goes to Rob Bironas. With the wind against at his back, Bironas hit a 60-yard field goal to beat Peyton Manning and the Colts in 2007 at Nissan Stadium. Manning even chiming in at the end of a game saying, "He made a heck of a kick.".
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Toxicology report: Rob Bironas had 0.218 blood alcohol

USA TODAY - 05 Oct 2014
As a college student, Larry Bironas would occasionally drink alcohol. But he never liked the bar scene. It made him uncomfortable. In recent years, he can't even remember finishing a full drink. Something else made him uncomfortable: Hearing stories ...
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Rob Bironas tried out for Lions days before death

USA TODAY - 24 Sep 2014
Rob Bironas tried out as a kicker for the Detroit Lions last week and appeared to be in a normal state mentally, a person with knowledge of the situation told USA TODAY Sports. The person, who asked to remain anonymous due to the sensitive nature of ...
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Kern honors anniversary of Bironas' death

Nashville Post (blog) - 21 Sep 2017
Tennessee Titans punter Brett Kern didn't let the anniversary of Rob Bironas' death go unnoticed. Wednesday marked three years since the former Titans kicker was killed in a one-car accident. Kern, who doubled as Bironas' holder for more than four and ...
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Rob Bironas left lasting memories with Titans teammates

USA TODAY - 22 Sep 2014
On the football field, kicker Rob Bironas became known for his strong leg, and his ability to come through in clutch situations. In the locker room, he was a prankster. He was the guy who'd throw the rookies' clothes in the cold tub every training camp ...
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Police await test results in Rob Bironas investigation

USA TODAY - 24 Sep 2014
The police investigation into the death of former Tennessee Titans kicker Rob Bironas could continue for weeks amid the wait for autopsy and toxicology results. A police spokeswoman said no announcement regarding the investigation is expected on ...
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UPDATED: The Baffling Death of Rob Bironas

The MMQB - 01 Oct 2014
Rob Bironas, shown here celebrating his 60-yard game-winning field goal to lift the Titans to a 20-17 victory over the Colts in 2006, died in a single-car crash on Sept. 20 in Nashville. (Mark Humphrey/AP) ...
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Rob Bironas' family wants answers

The Tennessean - 30 Sep 2014
LOUISVILLE, Ky. – The last image family members have of Rob Bironas was taken less than two hours before his death, courtesy of an iPhone video filmed from inside his home. He was holding a doll, made by his grandmother. As a scary movie played in the ...

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