Lawrence James Henry Tynes (born May 3, 1978) is a Scottish-born former American football placekicker. He played college football at Troy and was signed by the Kansas City Chiefs as an undrafted free agent in 2001. After 4 seasons in Kansas City, he was traded to the Giants in 2007. In his first season with the Giants, he kicked the game-winning field goal in overtime against the Green Bay Packers in the 2007–08 NFC Championship Game, which qualified the Giants for Super Bowl XLII. Four years later, he kicked another overtime field goal against the San Francisco 49ers in the 2011–12 NFC Championship Game, which qualified the Giants for Super Bowl XLVI. He has experienced his best success in New York, winning two Super Bowl championships in 2007 and 2011.