October 3, 2022

Rookie Bills Matt Ariza blasts an 82-yard kick in a pre-season game against the Colts

Rookie Bills Matt Ariza blasts an 82-yard kick in a pre-season game against the Colts

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buffalo bills Rookie Matt Ariza impressed his first chance to be on the field in the NFL’s pre-season game against the Indianapolis Colts on Saturday.

The former San Diego State superstar fired an 82-yard kick into the back of the end zone against the Colts. The play was called a rebound touch but the punter managed to score 62 yards with a kick from the 18-yard line from the Bills.

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Buffalo Bills’ Matt Ariza, left, celebrates with place guard Tyler Bass after the Bass scored the green goal against the Indianapolis Colts on Saturday, August 13, 2022, in Orchard Park, New York.
(AP Photo/Jeffrey T. Barnes)

“It was exciting,” he told reporters afterwards. “A new feeling to be there. The stadium is much bigger than the one I was playing in. Just the grateful things went well and what a great way to finish the first game.”

Ariza also grabbed the ball for kicker Tyler Bass to put the match-winning goal through the posts. Buffalo won 27-24.

Buffalo Bills player Tyler Bass plays the winning field goal against the Indianapolis Colts, Saturday, August 13, 2022, in Orchard Park, New York.

Buffalo Bills player Tyler Bass plays the winning field goal against the Indianapolis Colts, Saturday, August 13, 2022, in Orchard Park, New York.
(AP Photo/Jeffrey T. Barnes)

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“It was amazing,” Ariza added. “Holding the first match, the match winner. Tyler is a great shooting player, so I think he makes us all look good. It’s great to be holding on to such a good shot.”

Ariza tries to secure the kick mission against veteran Matt Hack. Both players received one kick during the match. Huck had 38 yards during his only appearance.

Matt Ariza of the Buffalo Bills takes the field during training on August 5, 2022, in Orchard Park, New York.

Matt Ariza of the Buffalo Bills takes the field during training on August 5, 2022, in Orchard Park, New York.
(Joshua Besix/Getty Images)

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The Selected invoices Araiza In the sixth round of the draft. He was an All-American and Ray Guy Award winner in 2021. The Ray Guy Award is given to the best gambler in the country.