Nov 24, 2013; Phoenix, AZ, USA; Indianapolis Colts kicker Adam Vinatieri (4) against the Arizona Cardinals at University of Phoenix Stadium. The Cardinals defeated the Colts 40-11. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Colts re-sign Adam Vinatieri to two-year deal


The NFL free agency period is set to begin at 4 p.m. ET today, but the Indianapolis Colts are getting a head start on the signings by locking up veteran kicker Adam Vinatieri to a two-year deal.

Adam Schefter of ESPN was the first to pass along the news.

Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed at this time.

With their special teams players locked up, the Colts will now focus on improving their defense which is expected to begin with the addition of top free agent defensive end Arthur Jones.

Be sure to stay tuned to FanSided.com leading up to and throughout the official start of NFL free agency as we keep you up to date with the latest buzz and rumors.

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