Buccaneers report third MRSA case in locker room

TAMPA, Fla., Oct. 12 (UPI) -- A third member of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers has been infected with the dangerous and very stubborn MRSA bacteria, the NFL team said Friday.
New faces, old names mark NFL season

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The 2012 NFL season started under the cloud of a lockout and replacement referees but ended with new stars shining and established players reaching new heights.
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NEW YORK, Nov. 1 (UPI) -- Quarterbacks Peyton Manning of Denver and Aaron Rodgers of Green Bay were named Thursday as the NFL's top offensive players for the month of October.

NFL: New York Giants 29, Dallas 24

ARLINGTON, Texas, Oct. 28 (UPI) -- Lawrence Tynes booted five field goals and New York's defense forced six turnovers Sunday, allowing the Giants to hang on for a 29-24 victory over Dallas.

NFL: Philadelphia 19, New York Giants 17

PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 1 (UPI) -- Alex Henery's 26-yard field goal with 1:49 remaining in the fourth quarter Sunday lifted Philadelphia to a 19-17 win over the New York Giants.

NFL: New York Giants 36, Carolina 7

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Sept. 20 (UPI) -- Eli Manning threw for 288 yards and Andre Brown ran for 138 more Thursday, igniting an offense that brought the New York Giants a 36-7 win over Carolina.

NFL: New York Giants 6, New England 3

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J., Aug. 30 (UPI) -- Lawrence Tynes kicked a 32-yard field goal with 63 seconds remaining Wednesday to give the New York Giants a 6-3 exhibition win over New England.

NFL: New York Giants 26, New York Jets 3

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J., Aug. 18 (UPI) -- Lawrence Tynes kicked four field goals Saturday and the New York Giants registered a 26-3 pre-season victory over the New York Jets.

NFL: N.Y. Giants 20, San Francisco 17 (OT)

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 22 (UPI) -- Lawrence Tynes kicked a 31-yard field goal in overtime Sunday, handing the New York Giants a 20-17 victory over San Francisco in the NFC Championship Game.

NFL: New York Giants 20, Miami 17

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J., Oct. 30 (UPI) -- Eli Manning's 25-yard touchdown pass to Victor Cruz with 5:58 remaining Sunday rallied the New York Giants to a 20-17 victory over winless Miami.

NFL: NY Giants 27, Buffalo 24

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J., Oct. 16 (UPI) -- Lawrence Tynes kicked a 23-yard field goal with 1:32 to play Sunday, lifting the New York Giants to a 27-24 win over Buffalo.
NFL: N.Y. Giants 31, Dallas 24

NFL: N.Y. Giants 31, Dallas 24

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J., Dec. 6 (UPI) -- Eli Manning's two touchdown passes and Domenik Hixon's 79-yard scoring punt return Sunday led the New York Giants to a 31-24 win over Dallas.
NFL: New York Giants 34, Atlanta 31 (OT)

NFL: New York Giants 34, Atlanta 31 (OT)

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J., Nov. 22 (UPI) -- Lawrence Tynes' 36-yard field goal in overtime Sunday gave the New York Giants a 34-31 win over the Atlanta Falcons, ending a four-game losing streak.

NFL: New York Giants 27, Kansas City 16

KANSAS CITY, Mo., Oct. 4 (UPI) -- Eli Manning threw three touchdown passes, two of them to Steve Smith, and the unbeaten New York Giants rolled to a 27-16 win Sunday over the Kansas City Chiefs.

NFL: N.Y. Giants 24, Tampa Bay 0

TAMPA, Fla., Sept. 27 (UPI) -- Eli Manning passed for two touchdowns and Brandon Jacobs ran for another Sunday, carrying the New York Giants past the Tampa Bay Buccaneers 24-0.
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Lawrence Tynes
New York Giants kicker Lawrence Tynes (9) and holder Jeff Feagles (18) watch Tynes' 32 yard field goal in the first quarter against the New England Patriots in Super Bowl XLII in Glendale, Arizona, on February 3, 2008. (UPI Photo/Gary C. Caskey)

Lawrence James Henry Tynes (born May 3, 1978, Greenock, Scotland) is an American football placekicker for the New York Giants. He was originally signed by the Kansas City Chiefs as an undrafted free agent in 2001.

Tynes was a standout kicker for the football team at Milton High School in Milton, Florida. In addition, Tynes was a stellar soccer player.

Tynes attended Troy State University (now simply Troy University), graduating with a degree in criminal justice, and holds school records for career field goals (45), and points (262).

This article is licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License.
It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Lawrence Tynes."
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