Pineiro made a 42-yard field goal as time expired and converted his only extra point in Sunday's 10-7 win over the Saints.
Analysis: Pineiro ended the season with a bang, clinching a Panthers victory with his final kick of the campaign. Despite costly misses in Week 8's overtime loss to the Falcons serving as a midseason hiccup, Pineiro was otherwise highly reliable, making 33 of 35 field goals and 30 of 32 extra points this year. In total, his 129 points tied for the sixth most league-wide at his position, putting him in a great spot to cash in as an unrestricted free agent this offseason.
Jan 10, 2023 6:47 AM EST
Pineiro made his only field-goal attempt and all three of his extra-point tries in Sunday's 30-24 loss to the Buccaneers.
Analysis: Pineiro converted from 49 yards on his only field goal. Although he went a sixth straight game without missing, Sunday's total of six points marked Pineiro's lowest since Week 11.
Jan 2, 2023 1:04 PM EST
Pineiro made all three of his field-goal attempts and all four of his extra-point tries in Week 16's 37-23 win over the Lions.
Analysis: Pineiro has been on fire lately, totaling double-digit points in five of his last six games, including four straight. His performance Saturday came thanks to field-goal makes from 37, 40 and 36 yards. Fueled by his recent hot streak, Pineiro now ranks fifth league-wide in scoring at his position.
Dec 26, 2022 6:36 AM EST
Pineiro made all three of his field-goal attempts and his only extra-point try in Sunday's 24-16 loss to the Steelers.
Analysis: Pineiro's field goals all came in the fourth quarter, when he was successful from 29, 32 and 52 yards. The veteran has been hot lately, totaling 49 points over his last five games.
Dec 19, 2022 6:45 AM EST
Pineiro made all three of his field-goal attempts and all three of his extra-point tries in Sunday's 30-24 win over the Seahawks.
Analysis: Pineiro connected from 47, 32 and 39 yards on his field goals, helping him score double-digit points for the third time in four games. For the season, he now sports 96 points in 13 appearances.
Dec 12, 2022 7:23 AM EST
Pineiro converted all three of his field-goal attempts and both of his point-after tries in Sunday's 23-10 win over the Broncos.
Analysis: Pineiro converted kicks from 42, 26 and 36 yards to give the Panthers defense some extra cushion in a game where the Denver offense struggled to move the ball. Added to the Carolina roster at the conclusion of the preseason after Zane Gonzalez (core) was placed on injured reserve, Pineiro has brought some stability to the kicking game. He's knocked down 22 of 24 field-goal tries on the season, with his 91.7 percent conversion rate ranking sixth among all NFL kickers with at least 15 attempts.
Nov 28, 2022 7:54 AM EST
Pineiro made his only field-goal try but did not attempt any extra points in Sunday's 13-3 loss to the Ravens.
Analysis: Pineiro hit a 32-yarder on his only field goal. The veteran will hope for a larger workload in Week 12 versus the Broncos.
Nov 22, 2022 2:36 AM EST
Pineiro made all four of his field-goal attempts but missed one of his two extra-point tries in Thursday night's 25-15 win over the Falcons.
Analysis: Pineiro hit field goals from 46, 49, 40 and 37 yards. That accuracy helped him post a season-high 13 points despite misfiring on a PAT. Through 10 games, the veteran now sports 70 points.
Nov 12, 2022 12:57 AM EST
Pineiro didn't attempt a field goal but made all three of his extra-point tries in Sunday's 42-21 loss to the Bengals.
Analysis: Pineiro's exposure was limited after a rough Week 8, but the kicker converted each time he was called upon. He'll strive to build on Sunday's showing with a redemptive effort while facing the Falcons again in Week 10.
Nov 7, 2022 12:04 PM EST
Pineiro missed one of his three field-goal tries as well as one of his three extra-point attempts in Sunday's 37-34 overtime loss to the Falcons.
Analysis: Pineiro first missed a long extra-point try following a dramatic DJ Moore touchdown to tie the game with just seconds remaining. The kicker then had an opportunity to win the game again in overtime, but went wide left with a 32-yarder. Following those high-profile mistakes, Pineiro's job security is something to monitor ahead of Week 9's game versus the Bengals.
Oct 31, 2022 4:41 PM EST
Pineiro did not attempt a field goal but made all three of his extra-point tries in Sunday's 21-3 win over the Buccaners.
Analysis: Pineiro again did all that was required of him. Although he's topped four points just once over the last four games, Pineiro has missed only one of 23 total kicks so far, making him reliable when called upon.
Oct 24, 2022 5:17 PM EST
Pineiro made his only field-goal attempt and extra-point try in Sunday's 24-10 loss to the Rams.
Analysis: Pineiro converted from 42 yards on his lone field goal. However, with Carolina's offense struggling once again, limited opportunities restricted him to just four points for the second time in three weeks. As a result, his stock is trending in the wrong direction ahead of Week 7's matchup versus the Buccaneers.
Oct 17, 2022 4:37 PM EST
Pineiro made three of four field-goal attempts but didn't have any extra-point tries in Sunday's 37-15 loss to the 49ers.
Analysis: Pineiro opened the game by sending a 41-yard field goal wide left, marking his first missed kick as a Panther. However, by rebounding with makes from 43, 37 and 34 yards, Pineiro still brought his season tally to a commendable 39 points through five games.
Oct 10, 2022 5:47 PM EST
Pineiro made his only field-goal attempt and extra-point try in Sunday's 26-16 loss to the Cardinals.
Analysis: Pineiro nailed a 54-yard field goal, continuing his strong start with the Panthers. Through four games, the veteran has made all 14 of his kicks, totaling 30 points along the way.
Oct 4, 2022 6:46 AM EST
Pineiro made all three of his field-goal attempts as well as his only extra-point try in Sunday's 22-14 win over the Saints.
Analysis: Pineiro converted from 45, 48 and 34 yards on his field goals, preserving his perfect record as a Panther. He now takes consecutive 10-point outings into Week 4's matchup versus the Cardinals.
Sep 26, 2022 5:06 PM EST
Pineiro made all three of his field-goal attempts and his only extra-point try in Sunday's 19-16 loss to the Giants.
Analysis: Pineiro converted from 31, 32 and 38 yards on his three field goals. In adding a PAT as well, the veteran notched double-digit points, bringing his season total to 16 through two games.
Sep 20, 2022 7:21 AM EST
Pineiro made his only field-goal attempt as well as all three of his extra-point tries in Sunday's 26-24 loss to the Browns.
Analysis: Pineiro converted from 34 yards on his field goal, which along with a trio of PATs netted him six points in his Panthers debut. He'll strive to keep his perfect start going in Week 2 versus the Giants.
Sep 12, 2022 7:10 AM EST
The Panthers signed Pineiro to a one-year contract Wednesday, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports.
Analysis: Pineiro becomes the only kicker on Carolina's roster following the team's placement of Zane Gonzalez (groin) on injured reserve. He had a visit with the Panthers on Saturday. The 26-year-old made all 17 of his field-goal attempts while filling in for the Jets' final five games of the 2021 season, but he couldn't beat out Greg Zuerlein for New York's starting gig this offseason. Carolina could continue to bring in competition, but for the time being Pineiro projects to start Week 1 against the Browns.
Aug 31, 2022 6:27 AM EST
Pineiro was brought in for a free-agent visit by the Panthers on Saturday, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports.
Analysis: Pineiro was let go by the Jets on Tuesday after losing out on the team's starting kicker competition against Greg Zuerlein this offseason. Carolina may be in a need of a new kicker for the 2022 regular season after project starter Zane Gonzalez suffered what is expected to be a long-term injury during the team's preseason game against the Bills on Friday. Pineiro converted 23-of-28 field-goal tries and 27 of his 29 extra-point tries over 16 games with the Bears in 2019, and he made all 17 of his kicks while filling in over the final five games of last season for the Jets.
Aug 27, 2022 5:15 PM EST
Pineiro was released by the Jets on Tuesday, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports.
Analysis: Pineiro was competing with Greg Zuerlein for the starting kicker job in camp, but he was unable to outduel his veteran counterpart. Pineiro will now work to earn an opportunity elsewhere.
Aug 23, 2022 12:49 PM EST
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