Gould went 23-for-31 on field-goal attempts and 41-for-42 on point-after tries in 13 games during the 2019 regular season. Gould had a rough start to the 2019 season after finishing 2018 as the most accurate kicker in the league. The 36-year-old missed seven kicks over his first six contests (12-for-19), and then he went down to injury Week 9 in what appeared to be a disastrous campaign. Undrafted rookie Chase McLaughlin filled in admirably during Gould's three-week absence, which put the veteran's status as starter in jeopardy. The team went back to Gould in Week 13, and he responded by going 17-for-18 (including his first make of 50-plus yards) over his final eight games of the season (including the playoffs). The kicker's second-half bounceback should restore the 49ers' and fantasy owners' faith for the 2020 season.
Gould went 2-for-2 on field-goal attempts (30, 470 and 2-for-2 on point-after tries in Sunday's 26-21 win over Seattle. Gould remained perfect on field-goal attempts for the fourth straight week, going 9-for-9 over that span. The 37-year-old appeared to take a step back with a shaky start to the 2019 campaign, but his strong finish to the year restored faith in fantasy owners. He did finish the regular season without hitting a field goal of 50 or more yards (0-for-4 from that range), but he remained accurate from under 50 by going 23-for-27 on the rest of his attempts with two of those misses coming via blocked kicks. Gould should continue to be a high-floor kicker in San Francisco's above-average offense through the playoffs and when he returns to action during the 2020 fantasy season.
Gould went 2-for-2 on field-goal attempts and 4-for-4 on point-after tries in Saturday's 34-31 win over the Rams. It was only a 33-yard attempt, but Gould split the uprights as time expired to seal the victory for San Francisco on Saturday. The 36-year-old has turned in two perfect kicking performances over the last three weeks and has been far better recently -- 8-for-9 on FGAs and 13-for-14 on PATs over the last four weeks -- after a rough start to the season. Gould has yet to hit from beyond 50 yards (0-for-4 from that distance), but his otherwise-accurate leg on an offense that has moved the ball well this year makes him fantasy-worthy heading into an important matchup against the Seahawks on Sunday.
Gould was a perfect 3-for-3 on field-goal attempts and went 1-for-2 on extra-point tries in Sunday's 29-22 loss to Atlanta. Gould turned in his first perfect performance when attempting three or more field goals this season. The veteran kicker still had a blemish when he shanked his first PAT. Gould has been better overall since returning from injury (6-for-7 on field-goal tries), making him a worthy option against a soft Rams defense Saturday.
Gould went 2-for-2 on field-goal attempts (30, 41) and 6-for-6 on point-after tries in Sundays 48-46 win over the Saints. Gould put the bow on an incredible comeback victory for San Francisco with a clutch field goal as time expired in New Orleans. This was surprisingly the first clean multi-attempt game for the veteran this season. The 36-year-old is coming off of three consecutive seasons of 95 percent or higher field-goal accuracy, but he sits at just 67 percent (16-for-24) over 10 games. Gould's drop-off may be related to injury, bad luck (two blocked kicks) or simply diminished skills in his 15th season as a pro. Despite his early-season struggles, the veteran leg remains a safe fantasy option Sunday against Atlanta while kicking for a powerful offense.
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|WK||DATE||OPP||OPP RANK||OPP FPTS|
|2||09/20||@New York Jets||19||7.25|
|3||09/27||@New York Giants||26||8.13|
|6||10/19||Los Angeles Rams||20||7.31|
|7||10/25||@New England Patriots||2||4.53|
|9||11/06||Green Bay Packers||21||7.39|
|10||11/15||@New Orleans Saints||8||6.47|
|12||11/29||@Los Angeles Rams||20||7.31|