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Dave Rayner
K #3
Height:
6-2
Weight:
215
College:
Michigan State
Hometown:
Oxford, MI
Experience:
5
Field Goal
YearTeamGOverall FGs20-29 Yards30-39 Yards40-49 Yards50+ YardsPAT
BlkLngFGMFG AttPctMAttPctMAttPctMAttPctMAttPctXP AttXPMPctBlk
TOTAL 59 3 56 65 90 72.2 23 25 92 19 26 73.1 18 28 64.3 5 11 45.5 78 77 98.7 0
2011 BUF 7 0 56 10 15 66.7 5 6 83.3 3 4 75 0 1 0 2 4 50 13 13 100 0
2011 OAK 1 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2010 DET 8 0 55 13 16 81.3 3 3 100 3 3 100 5 8 62.5 2 2 100 16 16 100 0
2008 CIN 2 0 26 1 1 100 1 1 100 0 0 -- 0 0 -- 0 0 -- 3 3 100 0
2007 SD 1 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2007 KC 10 1 49 15 22 68.2 3 3 100 7 10 70 5 8 62.5 0 1 0 14 14 100 0
2006 GB 16 2 54 26 35 74.3 11 12 91.7 6 9 66.7 8 11 72.7 1 3 33.3 32 31 96.9 0
2005 IND 14 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 -- 0 0 -- 0 0 -- 0 1 0 0 0 -- 0
Kickoff
YearTeamGKOYdsOOBAvgTBPctRetAvgTDOSKOSKR
TOTAL 59 271 17,234 2 63.6 25 0.1 239 -- 0 5 2
2011 BUF 7 30 1,774 0 59.1 7 0.2 20 -- -- 3 1
2011 OAK 1 1 70 0 70 0 0 1 -- -- 0 0
2010 DET 8 34 2,145 0 63.1 2 0.1 31 -- -- 1 0
2008 CIN 2 6 401 0 66.8 1 0.2 5 -- -- 0 0
2007 SD 1 7 447 0 63.9 0 0 7 -- -- 0 0
2007 KC 10 39 2,662 2 68.3 3 0.1 34 -- -- 0 0
2006 GB 16 72 4,689 0 65.1 11 0.2 60 -- -- 1 1
2005 IND 14 82 5,046 0 61.5 1 0 81 -- -- 0 0
Defensive
YearTeamGTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntTDsYdsAvgLng
TOTAL 59 11 10 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 -- 0
2011 BUF 7 1 1 0 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- --
2011 OAK 1 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2010 DET 8 2 2 0 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- --
2008 CIN 2 0 -- -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- --
2007 SD 1 1 1 0 0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
2007 KC 10 0 -- -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- --
2006 GB 16 6 5 1 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- --
2005 IND 14 1 1 0 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- --

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Biography

TRANSACTIONS:

  • Signed with Detroit Lions November 9, 2010. Re-signed by the Lions July 29, 2011.
  • Released by Washington Redskins September 5, 2009.
  • Signed with Redskins February 2, 2009.
  • Released by Cincinnati Bengals October 21, 2008.
  • Signed with Bengals October 11, 2008.
  • Released by Lions August 26, 2008.
  • Signed by Lions August 9, 2008.
  • Signed and released by Miami Dolphins June 2008.
  • Became a free agent in 2008 when contract with San Diego Chargers expired.
  • Signed with Chargers December 28, 2007.
  • Released by Kansas City Chiefs November 27, 2007.
  • Signed with Chiefs on September 11, 2007.
  • Waived by Green Bay Packers September 1, 2007.
  • Claimed off waivers by Packers from Indianapolis Colts April 6, 2006.
  • Drafted by Colts in sixth round (202nd overall) in 2005.

PRO: Spent beginning of career with Indianapolis, Green Bay, Kansas City, San Diego and Cincinnati before signing with Lions in 2010. First game action since 2008 when we spent two games with the Bengals.

  • Spent two games with the Bengals in 2008. Was 1-for-1 in field goal attempts, and was 3-for-3 for PATs.
  • Split time with Kansas City and San Diego in 2007. 15-of-22 in field goal attempts, and 14-of-14 in PATs.
  • With Green Bay for entire season in 2006. Was 26-of-35 in field goal attempts, including a career-long of 54 yards.
  • First season with the Colts in 2005. Drafted by Indianapolis in the sixth round (206th overall) of the 2005 NFL Draft.

2010: Signed with the Detroit Lions November 9, 2010. Was 13-of-16 on field goal attempts in the eight games he played with the Lions to end the season, and was 7-of-10 on kicks from 40-ormore yards. Connected on two 50-yard field goals.

  • One of seven kickers in the NFL to make 7 field goals of 40+ yards in the final eight games of the season.
  • Was 2-for-3 in field goal attempts, with a long of 45 at Buffalo (11/14). Subbing for K Jason Hanson (knee), he connected on a 25-yard field goal to end the first half. Rayner become the first kicker other than Hanson or K Eddie Murray (1980-91) to make a field goal or extra point since Rich Karlis vs. Washington November 4, 1990.
  • Since Hanson was drafted in 1992, Rayner became the first Lions kicker to attempt a field goal other than Hanson.
  • Rayner’s 45-yard field goal is the longest field goal made by a Lions kicker other than Hanson or Murray since Bob Thomas made a 46-yard field goal at the Los Angeles Rams September 19, 1982.
  • Connected on 47-yard field goal at Dallas (11/21). It marked the longest field goal by a Lions kicker other than Jason Hanson (1992-) and Eddie Murray (1980-91) since Benny Ricardo hit a 48-yard field goal at Tampa Bay September 9, 1978.
  • Was 1-for-2 against New England (11/25), connecting on a 44-yard kick at the end of the first half.
  • Went two-for-two on field goals against Chicago (12/5). Connected from a season-high 50 yards in the second quarter. First Lions kicker other than K Eddie Murray (1980-91) and K Jason Hanson (1992-) to hit a 50-yard field goal since K Errol Mann hit a 52-yard field goal at St. Louis December 2, 1973.
  • Was 3-for-3 at Tampa Bay (12/19). Hit 28-yarder as time expired in regulation to tie the game, and connected on 34-yard field goal with 9:51 left to play in overtime to seal 23-20 overtime victory. His overtime field goal (34 yards) was his first career field goal in overtime.
  • Rayner became the first kicker in team history to make a field goal on the final play of regulation and make the game-winning field goal in overtime (closest occurrence was K Jason Hanson vs. Chicago 10/20/02 when he kicked 24-yarder with :02 left in regulation and 48-yarder in overtime).
  • Rayner’s 28-yard field goal at the end of regulation was his second career game-tying or game-winning field goal with less than 2:00 to play and his first with less than 1:00 to play (previous was 44-yarder while playing for Green Bay vs. Minnesota 12/21/06 with 1:34 to play that gave Packers 9-7 win).
  • His overtime field goal (34 yards) was his first career field goal in overtime.
  • Rayner’s kick in overtime was the Lions first overtime kick on the road since October 30, 1994 when the team defeated the New York Giants 28-25.
  • Connected on two field goals, including a game-tying field goal (27-27) with 2:44 left to play at Miami (12/26).
  • Hit career-long 55-yard field goal in second quarter against Minnesota (1/2). Added a 37-yarder later in the game.

2009: In preseason with Redskins, made his only FG attempt and was six-for-six on PATs.

  • Released on Sept. 5, with injury settlement, and was not with an NFL team during the regular season.

2008: Played in two preseason games for Lions, going seven-for-eight on FGs and five-for-five on PATs. Released by Lions on Aug. 26 and signed with Cincinnati on Oct. 11 and playing two games for the Bengals before being released on Oct. 21 when regular kicker Shayne Graham returned from a groin injury.

  • Went seven-for-eight on FGs and five-for-five on PATs during two preseason games with Lions.
  • Handled kickoffs and placekicks for Bengals in Games 6-7.
  • Made his only Bengals FG try, 26-yarder on Oct. 19 vs. Pittsburgh, went three-for-three on PATs and had one touchback in six kickoffs.

2007: Played for Kansas City Chiefs in Games 2-11, going 15-for-22 on FGs and 14-for-14 on PATs. Released by Chiefs on Nov. 27 and signed Dec. 28 with San Diego Chargers.

  • Made two FGs (39 and season-long 49) in 13-10 win on Sept. 23 vs. Minnesota
  • Scored game’s first six points on FGs of 41 and 31 yards in 12-10 win Oct. 21 at Oakland
  • Handled kickoffs in Chargers regular-season finale Dec. 30 at Oakland, as well as in Wild Card playoff on 1-6-07 vs. Tennessee and in Divisional playoff 1-13-07 at Indianapolis
  • Inactive for AFC Championship Game loss at New England

2006: Acquired by Green Bay, on waivers from Indianapolis, on April 6. Played in every Packers game, hitting 26 of 35 FGs (including career-long 54-yarder) and going 31-for-32 on PATs.

  • Had 11 touchbacks on 72 kickoffs.
  • Tied Packers record with 54-yard FG on Oct. 2 at Philadelphia, one of three he kicked while scoring all nine Packers points in the game.
  • Scored all of Green Bay’s points in a 9-7 win Dec. 21 vs. Minnesota, including a game-winning 44-yarder with 1:34 to play.

2005: Drafted by Indianapolis in sixth round (202nd overall). Played in 14 Colts games, handling 82 kickoffs. Waived on Dec. 21, and signed Dec. 30 to Colts practice squad.

COLLEGE: Rayner finished his career as Spartans’ all-time leader in points (334), FGs (62) and PATs (148) with a career FG percentage of 68.9 (62-of-90).

  • Two-time semifinalist (2003-04) for Lou Groza Award (nation’s top placekicker)
  • Punted as a junior, averaging 40.4 yards on 14 kicks with eight inside-20s.
  • Four-year letterman (2001-04) at Michigan State
  • Born in Rochester, Mich.
  • Lettered in football, soccer and basketball at Oxford (Mich.) High School
  • Played WR on football team as well as handling punting and placekicking
  • Recruited as an NCAA Division I soccer prospect
  • Active in community service, he has co-sponsored a golf tournament to benefit victims of domestic abuse, has made numerous visits to military facilities, schools and retirement homes, and has worked with Boys & Girls Clubs and Families of Children with Cancer
  • Kinesiology major at Michigan State

PERSONAL

  • Born in Rochester, Mich.
  • Lettered in football, soccer and basketball at Oxford (Mich.) High School
  • Played WR on football team as well as handling punting and placekicking
  • Recruited as an NCAA Division I soccer prospect
  • Active in community service, he has co-sponsored a golf tournament to benefit victims of domestic abuse, has made numerous visits to military facilities, schools and retirement homes, and has worked with Boys & Girls Clubs and Families of Children with Cancer
  • Kinesiology major at Michigan State

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