Schefter said Pineiro did not miss a kick this preseason and could draw interest on waivers with some teams struggling at kicker right now. The knock on Blankenship is his range, but he wins the job and is ranked 8th among our kickers this year.
The undrafted rookie from Georgia essentially gets the pleasure of relaxing future Hall of Famer Adam Vinatieri, who had been with the Colts since 2006. Blankenship currently slots as our No. 17 kicker as Indy gets set to begin the Philip Rivers era against the Jaguars in Week 1.
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