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Jason Elam | Place Kicker

Team: Denver Broncos
Age / DOB:  (44) / 3/8/1970
Ht / Wt:  5'11' / 194
College: Hawaii
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Former Broncos and Falcons kicker Jason Elam will announce his retirement from football on Wednesday.
Elam will sign a one-day contract with the Broncos, for whom he kicked from 1993-2007. Consistently among the highest fantasy scorers at his position over the course of his 17-year career, Elam will retire as one of the most accurate field goal kickers of his generation and the best in Broncos franchise history. His 1,983 total points and 436 field goals are both good for fifth all time. Tue, Mar 30, 2010 05:21:00 PM

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Free agent K Jason Elam is apparently done with football as he's heading a group trip to Jerusalem in November.

Elam is 40 and was released by the Falcons before Week 12 of last season. The three-time Pro Bowler would end his career with 1,983 points if he does retire.
Source: Denver Post
Sun, Mar 21, 2010 10:31:00 AM

Falcons released K Jason Elam.

Elam missed four field goals from 39 yards out or closer this season, including two in the last three weeks. He turns 40 in March and is no longer a reasonable option on kickoffs. Matt Bryant is the Falcons new kicker.
Tue, Dec 1, 2009 03:36:00 PM

The Falcons are working out kickers Tuesday, but Jason Elam is expected to keep his job according to ESPN's Adam Schefter.

Elam has missed seven of his 19 field goals this season, including four from 39 yards out or less. Matt Bryant and Paul Edinger are expected in Atlanta Tuesday as Elam continues to skate on thin ice. He's not a fantasy option, especially with Matt Ryan and Michael Turner out indefinitely.
Tue, Dec 1, 2009 09:36:00 AM

Falcons coach Mike Smith gave K Jason Elam a semi-vote of confidence Wednesday, saying Elam is "our kicker right now."

Until he misses another kick. Elam, who turns 40 in March, is just 10-of-16 on three-point tries this season and has missed one PAT. Despite kicking in a dome for a potent offense, he's not good enough for fantasy consideration.
Wed, Nov 25, 2009 03:17:00 PM

Falcons coach Mike Smith suggested Tuesday that Jason Elam could be replaced on longer field goals after he missed two kicks against the Saints.

Smith mentioned punter Michael Koenen's history on long field-goal attempts, saying the kicking situation is "something we’ll always be evaluating." Elam hasn't been a reliable fantasy option this year, so owners should seek other options on the waiver wire this week.
Tue, Nov 3, 2009 05:20:00 PM

Falcons K Jason Elam (hamstring) was limited in practice Wednesday.

Elam has not missed a kick since shanking two field-goal tries in Week 1 against the Dolphins. He's a decent fantasy option Sunday at San Francisco.
Wed, Oct 7, 2009 04:59:00 PM

Falcons K Jason Elam (hamstring) returned to a full practice on Thursday.

He'll be a top kicking option against the Patriots on Sunday.
Thu, Sep 24, 2009 05:12:00 PM

Falcons K Jason Elam (hamstring) was limited in Wednesday's practice.

Elam shanked two field goals in the opener, but looked fine in Week 2 and connected on all four of his PAT attempts. He plays in a high-octane offense and Sunday's tilt with the Patriots projects to be high scoring. He'll start.
Wed, Sep 23, 2009 04:52:00 PM

Falcons K Jason Elam (hamstring) is listed as probable for Week 2.

Get him into your fantasy lineup against Carolina's leaky defense.
Fri, Sep 18, 2009 04:18:00 PM

Falcons K Jason Elam (hamstring) was limited in Wednesday's practice.

They may as well have listed Elam's injury as "age." The 39-year-old often was limited in early-week practices last season, and never missed a game.
Wed, Sep 16, 2009 06:23:00 PM

Falcons K Jason Elam (questionable, hip) was limited in Friday's practice.

Despite the questionable tag, Elam is fully scheduled to play in Week 15.
Fri, Dec 12, 2008 04:40:00 PM

Jason Elam (hip) was limited again in Falcons practice Thursday.

Elam has connected on 25-of-27 field goal tries (92.6%) this season and is tied for fifth in the NFL in scoring. He will kick against Tampa Bay.
Thu, Dec 11, 2008 04:31:00 PM

Jason Elam (hip) was limited in Falcons practice Wednesday.

Elam hasn't missed a game all year and will kick in Week 15.
Wed, Dec 10, 2008 04:59:00 PM

Jason Elam (hip) was limited in Falcons practice Thursday.

Elam will still be all systems go Sunday against the Saints.
Thu, Dec 4, 2008 06:33:00 PM

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