Bears sign kicker Mare, QB Cutler to play

Bears sign kicker Mare, QB Cutler to play

CHICAGO, Dec. 12 (UPI) -- The Chicago Bears placed kicker Robbie Gould on its season-ending injured reserve list and hired veteran kicker Olindo Mare to replace him.

NFL: Houston 30, San Francisco 7

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 28 (UPI) -- Star Houston running back Arian Foster rushed for 38 yards Saturday before leaving with a hamstring injury in the Texans' 30-7 defeat of San Francisco.

NFL: Houston 20, New York Jets 16

HOUSTON, Aug. 16 (UPI) -- Chris Ogbonnaya scored on a one-yard touchdown run in the fourth quarter Monday, handing Houston a 20-16 pre-season win over the New York Jets.
NFL: Houston 30, Washington 27 (OT)

NFL: Houston 30, Washington 27 (OT)

LANDOVER, Md., Sept. 19 (UPI) -- Neil Rackers connected on a 35-yard field goal with 3:24 left in overtime, allowing the Houston Texans to lock up a 30-27 win over Washington.

NFL: Houston 23, Dallas 7

HOUSTON, Aug. 28 (UPI) -- Matt Schaub threw for 183 yards and a touchdown and Houston's defense held Dallas to 13 yards rushing Saturday in a 23-7 exhibition victory over the Cowboys.
NFL: Arizona 30, Minnesota 17

NFL: Arizona 30, Minnesota 17

GLENDALE, Ariz., Dec. 7 (UPI) -- Arizona's Kurt Warner tossed three touchdown passes and Neil Rackers booted three field goals Sunday en route to a 30-17 Cardinals victory over Minnesota.

NFL: Arizona 27, Seattle 3

SEATTLE, Oct. 18 (UPI) -- Kurt Warner passed for 276 yards with two touchdowns Sunday, leading Arizona's 27-3 rout of the Seattle Seahawks.

Arizona kicker among NFC weekly honorees

NEW YORK, Nov. 19 (UPI) -- Veteran Arizona Cardinals placekicker Neil Rackers was among those earning NFC weekly players honors on Wednesday.
NFL: Arizona 26, Seattle 20

NFL: Arizona 26, Seattle 20

SEATTLE, Nov. 16 (UPI) -- Arizona's J.J. Arrington scored two touchdowns and Neil Rackers kicked four field goals Sunday in the Cardinals' 26-20 win over Seattle.

NFL: Arizona 41, Buffalo 17

GLENDALE, Ariz., Oct. 5 (UPI) -- Kurt Warner threw two touchdown passes and Tim Hightower ran for two more scores Sunday, propelling Arizona's 41-17 win over previously unbeaten Buffalo.

NFL: Arizona 30, Atlanta 27

GLENDALE, Ariz., Dec. 23 (UPI) -- Neil Rackers' game ending 31-yard field goal gave the Arizona Cardinals a 30-27 win over the Atlanta Falcons Sunday.

NFL: Washington 21, Arizona 19

LANDOVER, Md., Oct. 21 (UPI) -- Neil Rackers missed a 55-yard field goal in the closing seconds Sunday, allowing Washington to escape with a 21-19 victory over the Arizona Cardinals.

NFL: Houston 22, Miami 19

HOUSTON, Oct. 7 (UPI) -- The Miami Dolphins were defeated by the Houston Texans 22-19 Sunday after Kris Brown kicked a franchise record 57-yard field goal in the game's last second.

NFL: Arizona 23, Seattle 20

GLENDALE, Ariz., Sept. 16 (UPI) -- Neil Rackers kicked three goals, including a game-winning 42-yarder with 1 second left to play Sunday, as the Arizona Cardinals beat Seattle, 23-30.

NFL: San Diego 33, Arizona 31

GLENDALE, Ariz., Aug. 26 (UPI) -- Nate Kaeding's 37-yard field goal with six seconds left Saturday night handed the San Diego Chargers a 33-31 victory over Arizona in an NFL exhibition game.
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Neil Rackers
Arizona Cardinals place kicker Neil Rackers (1) watches the ball miss wide left during overtime against the San Francisco 49ers at University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Arizona November 25, 2007. Rackers missed the field goal and the 49ers defeated the Cardinals 37-31 in overtime. Watching with Rackers is holder Make Barr (5). (UPI Photo/Art Foxall)

Neil William Rackers (born August 16, 1976 in Florissant, Missouri) is an American football placekicker for the Houston Texans of the National Football League. He was drafted by the Cincinnati Bengals in the sixth round of the 2000 NFL Draft. He played college football at Illinois.

Rackers has also played for the Arizona Cardinals.

Rackers attended Aquinas-Mercy High School in St. Louis, Missouri and was a student and a letterman in football, soccer, and baseball. In football, he was a two year letterman and an All-Conference selection. In soccer, he led his team to consecutive State Titles and was an All-State selection. In baseball, he was an All-Conference selection.

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It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Neil Rackers."
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