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After cutting Josh Scobee loose earlier this week, the Saints were seemingly in the market for a kicker with just Forbath on the roster. An invitee at rookie minicamp last week, Barth will be tabbed to challenge Forbath, and the former's success rate in the Superdome (8-for-8 in his career) could very well aid in the competition.
The New Orleans Saints have re-signed Kai Forbath to a one-year deal, the New Orleans Times-Picayune reports.
Forbath returns to the fold, but he's slated to face some competition this summer, with veteran kicker Josh Scobee having recently inked a deal with the Saints.
Forbath, who converted a 57-yard kick late in the first half, was one of the few bright spots for a
Kai Forbath made all four of his extra point attempts, but he missed his only field goal try when his 46-yard attempt was partially blocked in the final minute of the New Orleans Saints ' loss to the Titans.
Forbath was the hero in Week 8, as he nailed a game-winning 50-yard kick as time expired against Giants. There was no repeat on Sunday. In three games with New Orleans, Forbath has converted 14-of-15 extra point kicks but has only attempted two field goals, as the Saints' offense has made a habit of scoring touchdowns recently. Still, with the Saints' offense rolling, Forbath should be a solid option going forward, especially with a favorable remaining schedule.
Kai Forbath converted all seven of his extra point attempts and booted the game-winning 50-yard field goal in Sunday's win against the Giants.
Forbath missed an extra point in his first game as a Saint last week, but he was the hero in Sunday's shootout, first converting a clutch extra point to tie the game with 36 seconds to play and then splitting the uprights on a long field goal to win it as time expired in regulation. While Sunday's field goal was his first in two games with the New Orleans Saints , Forbath looks like a decent option at kicker going forward, as the Saints offense appears to be finding its groove and has a favorable remaining schedule.
|P1||8/11/16||@ NE||7:30 pm|
|P2||8/20/16||@ HOU||8:00 pm|
|2||9/18/16||@ NYG||1:00 pm|
|4||10/2/16||@ SD||4:25 pm|
|Bye: Week 5|
|7||10/23/16||@ KC||1:00 pm|
|9||11/6/16||@ SF||4:05 pm|
|11||11/17/16||@ CAR||8:25 pm|
|14||12/11/16||@ TB||1:00 pm|
|15||12/18/16||@ ARI||4:05 pm|
|17||1/1/17||@ ATL||1:00 pm|
|2015||New Orleans Saints||10||0-0||2-3||3-4||2-3||2-3||9-13||57||2||69.2||33-34||33||97.1|
|2015||New Orleans Saints||10||49||65.5||21||28||26.6||0||0||0|
|2015||New Orleans Saints||10||2||2.0||0||0||0||0||0.0||0||0||0|
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