Vinatieri wins record 16th AFC Special Teams Player of the Week award

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Colts kicker Adam Vinatieri can’t miss right now.

After going 5-for-5 on field goals in last Sunday’s win over the Bears, Vinatieri was named AFC Special Teams Player of the Week on Wednesday. It’s Vinatieri’s 16th special teams player of the week honor, the most by anyone ever.

At 43, Vinatieri can still boom it. He hit field goals of 53 and 54 yards last weekend and has made 38 straight field goals, the third-longest streak ever.

He hasn’t missed a field goal since Sept. 21, 2015 and has hit 68 of his last 71 attempts (95.8 percent) since 2014. He’s made nine straight field goals of 50 yards or more, a Colts franchise record.