Pat McAfee RUMORS & NEWS

  • Colts' McAfee 'randomly' selected for drug test after making 4/20 joke

    The Score "Indianapolis Colts punter Pat McAfee, who's known as one of the NFL's more entertaining players, should know that the league likely doesn't share his sense of humor. On Wednesday, or 4/20, a day potheads have embraced as their own holiday, McAfee tweeted out several jokes about his inability to..." April 21

  • Pat McAfee offers J.J. Watt 'deal of a lifetime' to sit vs. Colts

    CBS Sports "When Pat McAfee spotted J.J. Watt innocently hanging out on Twitter and casually responding to fans on Wednesday, the Colts punter knew he had an opening. Somehow, perhaps, he could turn Watt against the Texans. No, that wasn't possible. But maybe he could at least convince Watt to stop killing..." April 14

  • Pat McAfee is ready to play quarterback for the Colts if necessary

    ESPN "The Indianapolis Colts could be in need of a backup quarterback against the Miami Dolphins if Matt Hasselbeck can't play and Charlie Whitehurst is forced to start. That's because Tennessee Titans claimed Alex Tanney off the Colts practice squad and Griff Whalen, the team's emergency quarterback,..." December 22

  • Colts' Pat McAfee spreads holiday cheer, pays electric bill for 83 families

    CBS Sports "Pat McAfee is a man of many talents. He's an All Pro punter who doubles as a kickoff specialist, and you could make a case that he's one of the league's biggest hitters. Then there are the Odell Beckham Jr.-type end-zone skills, not to mention the stand-up comedy. Oh, and McAfee's an all-around..." December 12

  • Pat McAfee announces he’s staying with the Colts

    Pro Football Talk "The Colts are open for business, and everyone is eligible for a deal. This morning, they’ve retained their punter, as Pat McAfee announced on the NFL Network he had agreed to a new five-year deal with the team. Apparently, it’s a little early in the morning for Jim Irsay to be up and..." March 07

  • Pat McAfee: Punters 'understand there's an inherent risk' in tackling

    CBS Sports "On Sunday night Bengals punter Kevin Huber was absolutely obliterated during a punt return and suffered a broken jaw and a cracked vertebrae. Dean Blandino of the NFL said a flag should've been thrown on the play for the block, bringing the league's decision to make punters defenseless squarely..." December 19

  • McAfee not fined for hit on Holliday

    Pro Football Talk "On Sunday night in Indy, one of the biggest hits of the game came from Colts punter/kickoff specialist Pat McAfee. Specifically, McAfee applied his helmet to the helmet of Broncos return specialist Trindon Holliday while pushing Holliday out of bounds at the end of a 56-yard return. But..." October 25

  • Colts Punter Pat McAfee remains with team under franchise tag

    NFL.com "The Indianapolis Colts haven't had anyone play under the franchise tag since Edgerrin James in 2005. It appears that will change this season. The Indianapolis Star reported Sunday that punter Pat McAfee will play under the one-year, $2.977 million franchise tag, according to a source with..." July 14

  • Colts offer reward in hit-and-run search

    ESPN "The owner and punter of the Indianapolis Colts are pledging reward money as authorities search for a hit-and-run driver who killed an elderly woman. From the team: Indianapolis Colts Owner & CEO Jim Irsay has pledged $10,000 and punter Pat McAfee has added $5,000 to the reward, which is..." April 29

  • Colts punter Pat McAfee signs franchise tender

    Indianapolis Star "Punter Pat McAfee signed the one-year, $2.977 million franchise tender issued to him last month by the Indianapolis Colts. The contract is guaranteed. However, the team and McAfee still are able to negotiate a long-term contract that would replace the terms of the franchise tag. McAfee has..." April 03