The Colts are locking down and shoring up their special teams. Despite losing special teams coach Bubba Ventrone, the team re-signed core special teams player E.J. Speed and now has agreed to terms with free agent kicker Matt Gay.
NFL Media reports that Gay has agreed to a four-year, $22.5 million contract, the biggest ever for a kicker in free agency. Only Ravens kicker Justin Tucker, at $6 million per season, makes more at the position.
Gay is leaving the Rams after three seasons.
His only misses in 2022 were from 51 and 61 yards, going 28-of-30, and he earned Pro Bowl honors in 2021 by making 32 of 34 kicks.
Gay is 101-of-115 in his career on field goal attempts, with his 87.8 percentage making him the fifth-most accurate kicker in NFL history. He is 138-of-145 on extra points.