Excerpt: "Giants kicker Lawrence Tynes is on pace to score more points than anyone in NFL history ever has in one season. Thatís any player ó not just kickers.
Tynes, named NFC Special Teams Player of the Month, has 94 points in eight games, the seasonís halfway point. Heís on pace for 188 points, which would top the record for any player (LaDainian Tomlinsonís 186 points in 2006) and shatter the record for a kicker (David Akersí 166 points last season).
ďItíd take a very similar first half,Ē Tynes said. ďI donít know if thatís going to be duplicated.Ē
Tynes said he thinks the Giantsí red zone success will improve, thus limiting field goal opportunities. Either way, Tynes ó widely considered the teamís most underrated player ó has nailed 24 of 26 field goals and is 22-of-22 on extra points (he hasnít missed an extra point since 2007)." Read more...