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3 Stephen Gostkowski K

New England Patriots

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March 23, 2020 03:36 PM
Stephen Gostkowski: Let go by Patriots
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

The Patriots will release Gostkowski (hip), Jim McBride of The Boston Globe reports.

When healthy, Gostkowski was entrenched as the Patriots' kicker since he was selected in the fourth round of the 2006 NFL Draft. A hip injury limited the 36-year-old to four games last season, however. Per Doug Kyed of NESN.com, with Gostkowski on the way out, Matthew Slater is now the longest-tenured player on the Patriots.

February 21, 2020 10:32 AM
Patriots' Stephen Gostkowski: Could be released
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Gostkowski (hip) may be released this offseason, NESN.com's Zack Cox reports.

Gostkowski missed five kicks in four games last season before landing on injured reserve with a hip injury. He's now entering the last year of his contract, with the Patriots able to clear out nearly $3.5 million in cap space if he's released. The 36-year-old probably needs to accept a pay cut to have any shot at sticking around.

October 3, 2019 12:56 AM
Patriots' Stephen Gostkowski: Hip procedure on tap
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Gostkowski will require season-ending surgery to address a left hip injury, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports.

Gostkowski, whom the Patriots placed on IR on Wednesday, is expected to be ready for the 2020 season, but the Patriots will have to find a new kicker for the remainder of the current campaign.

October 2, 2019 03:40 PM
Patriots' Stephen Gostkowski: Heading to injured reserve
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

The Patriots will place Gostkowski on injured reserve Wednesday due to an unspecified issue, Jim McBride of The Boston Globe reports.

Gostkowski's absence from practice Wednesday hinted that something was amiss, but the veteran kicker's move to IR still comes as a surprise. More details surrounding the injury should unfold soon, but the transaction means that he'll miss at least the next eight weeks. The injury may have contributed to Gostkowski's uncharacteristic lack of accuracy this season, as the 35-year-old has misfired on four of his 15 extra-point tries. The Patriots should add a replacement for Gostkowski to the 53-man roster in short order, and that kicker will immediately make for an intriguing fantasy pickup in light of the favorable team context.

October 2, 2019 10:16 PM
Patriots' Stephen Gostkowski: Not spotted at practice
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Gostkowski was not seen at the portion of Wednesday's practice open to the media, Mike Reiss of ESPN.com reports.

The veteran kicker is presumably dealing with an injury, though nothing of that nature was reported after Sunday's 16-10 divisional win over the Bills. The 35-year-old has dealt with uncharacteristic PAT issues this season, having missed four of 15 attempts through four contests. An injury would go a long way toward explaining those struggles.

September 30, 2019 11:48 AM
Patriots' Stephen Gostkowski: Records another missed extra point
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Gostkowski made his only field-goal attempt (from 23 yards), en route to recording four points in Sunday's 16-10 win over the Bills.

Meanwhile, Gostkowski missed one of his two extra-point tries, giving him a total of four misses (on 15 attempts) through the Patriots' first four contests this season. Gostkowski's reliability over the years works in his favor, but his recent PAT issues are something he'll have to overcome soon in order to maintain his job security.

September 24, 2019 08:00 PM
Patriots' Stephen Gostkowski: Misses another extra point
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Gostkowski made his only field-goal attempt (from 37 yards), en route to recording six points in Sunday's 30-14 win over the Jets.

His did miss one of his four extra-point tries, which gives him three misses over his last two games. That's a bit concerning in the short term, but Gostkowski's reliability over the years presumably ensures that the Patriots won't make any rash moves here. Three games into the season, Gostkowski has racked up 28 points while working behind the league's second-highest (35.3 PPG) scoring offense.

September 17, 2019 02:40 PM
Patriots' Stephen Gostkowski: Uncharacteristic misses in Week 2
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Gostkowski made one of two field-goal attempts and four of six extra-point attempts in Sunday's win over the Dolphins.

Gostkowski missed just one extra point in 50 attempts last year, and he's never missed more than three in a season. He was able to nail a 28-yard field goal, but he missed a 48-yard attempt. This is a tough start for the normally automatic kicker, and he'll look to get back on track in a home game versus the Jets in Week 3.

September 10, 2019 05:08 PM
Patriots' Stephen Gostkowski: Racks up 15 points in Week 1
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Gostkowski made all four of his field-goal attempts in Sunday's 33-3 win over the Steelers, en route to recording 15 points in the contest.

That production isn't going to be sustainable, but the Patriots' offense was sharp in Week 1 and will soon be bolstered by the addition of wideout Antonio Brown. As a result, Gostkowski's team context remains favorable and he profiles as one of fantasy's more reliable kicking options.

April 9, 2019 05:12 PM
Patriots' Stephen Gostkowski: Staying with Patriots
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Gostkowski is signing a two-year contract to stay with the Patriots, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports.

While he reportedly drew some interest from San Francisco, the 35-year-old was always most likely to stay in New England for a 14th season with the Patriots. His leg strength is merely adequate at this stage of his career, but he's still one of the more accurate short-range kickers in the league and is still attached to a Tom Brady offense. Gostkowski is working on a streak of eight consecutive seasons with at least 27 successful field goals and 44 extra points, making him the most reliable option at an unpredictable position.

April 9, 2019 04:24 PM
Stephen Gostkowski: Drawing interest from 49ers
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

The 49ers are showing interest in Gostkowski, Matt Maiocco of NBC Sports Bay Area reports.

The 49ers placed their franchise tag on kicker Robbie Gould, who thus far has opted not to sign the $4.971 million tender. Meanwhile, Gostkowski presumably prefers to stay in New England but hasn't received a contract offer to his liking. The 49ers can rescind Gould's tender and allow him to become an unrestricted free agent if they decide to sign Gostkowski. Both kickers offer impressive accuracy with middling leg strength.

March 21, 2019 06:48 PM
Stephen Gostkowski: Progressing on new contract
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

The Patriots and Gostkowski are making progress with negotiations on a new contract, Tom E. Curran of NBC Sports Boston reports.

Despite finishing in the top 10 in points scored 11 times in his 13 seasons, Gostkowski wasn't extended the franchise tag by the deadline like he was in 2015. The Patriots' decision left him free to explore all options once the new league year started March 13, but it appears as if he'll stick with the only organization he's ever known.

March 5, 2019 03:16 PM
Patriots' Stephen Gostkowski: Not getting franchise tag
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Gostkowski is not receiving a franchise tag from the Patriots, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports.

There's still a chance Gostkowski re-signs with New England, but he'll at least have an opportunity to assess other offers. Regardless of whether it's Gostkowski or another player, the Patriots' kicker will be a sensible choice at the end of fantasy drafts until Tom Brady retires.

February 4, 2019 02:04 PM
Patriots' Stephen Gostkowski: Makes two field goals in Super Bowl
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Gostkowski made two of his three field-goal attempts in Sunday's 13-3 win over the Rams in Super Bowl LIII.

Gostkowski, who added an extra point in the contest, finished the regular season ranked fifth overall among NFL kickers in scoring with 130 points. The 35-year-old is eligible to become a free agent this offseason, but we suspect the Patriots would like to retain the 2006 fourth-rounder, either via a contract extension or through the application of the team's franchise tag.

January 23, 2019 02:00 PM
Patriots' Stephen Gostkowski: Tallies seven points Sunday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Gostkowski made his only field-goal attempt (from 47 yards) and was 4-for-4 on extra points in Sunday's AFC Championship Game.

Gostkowski ranked fifth in scoring among kickers in 2018 and was consistent as ever Sunday. Through two playoff games, he's converted all three of his field-goal attempts and all nine of his extra points.

December 31, 2018 04:36 PM
Patriots' Stephen Gostkowski: Logs 130 points this season
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Gostkowski, who made 27 of 32 field goal attempts this past season, ended up recording 130 points in 2018.

That's a 26-point drop-off from 2017, but Gostkowski still carved out fantasy utility while kicking behind the New England offense, ranking fifth overall among NFL kickers in scoring. Gostkowski is eligible to become a free agent this offseason, but we suspect that the Patriots would like to retain the 34-year-old, either through a contract extension or via the application of their franchise tag.

December 24, 2018 11:28 AM
Patriots' Stephen Gostkowski: Logs six points Sunday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Gostkowski made his only field-goal attempt (from 24 yards) in Sunday's 24-12 win over the Bills, en route to recording six points.

Gostkowski heads into Week 17 with 122 points, a mark that places him seventh in the league. He's been a solid fantasy kicker this season, but the 34-year-old has slipped some on that front, after having logged 156 points (good for second in the NFL) last season.

December 17, 2018 01:12 PM
Patriots' Stephen Gostkowski: Logs four points Sunday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Gostkowski made his only field-goal attempt in Sunday's 17-10 loss to the Steelers, en route to logging four points.

The four points tie Gostkowski's season-low output from Weeks 3 and 10, but he's generally a pretty steady fantasy option while kicking behind the New England offense.

December 11, 2018 07:48 AM
Patriots' Stephen Gostkowski: Costly misses Sunday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Gostkowski missed an extra point as well as a 42-yard field goal attempt in Sunday's 34-33 loss to the Dolphins.

Gostkowski did make two of his field-goal tries in Week 14, but the missed extra point -- his first of the season -- was particularly costly in the team's one-point loss. He heads into Week 15 action with 112 points, which currently ranks fifth in the NFL.

December 3, 2018 12:52 PM
Patriots' Stephen Gostkowski: Records six points Sunday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Gostkowski made one of his two field-goal attempts en route to logging six points in Sunday's 24-10 win over the Vikings.

Gostkowski has only notched double-digit points twice this season, but he remains a solid fantasy kicking option while working behind the New England offense.

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Schedule
WeekDateOpponentTime/Result
Career Kicking Stats
SeasonTeamG1-1920-2930-3940-4950+TOTLGBLKPCTXPPCT
2020NE00-00-00-00-00-00-000---0-0---
2019NE40-03-33-31-20-07-841087.511-1573.3
2018NE160-011-1110-104-62-527-3252084.449-5098.0
2017NE160-016-169-98-114-437-4062092.545-4795.7
2016NE160-09-97-99-102-427-3253084.446-4993.9
2015NE160-06-611-1112-144-533-3657091.752-52100.0
2014NE161-111-1110-1112-131-135-3753094.651-51100.0
2013NE161-18-813-1311-135-638-4154092.744-44100.0
2012NE160-08-810-129-132-229-3553082.966-66100.0
2011NE161-112-135-69-111-228-3350084.859-59100.0
2010NE80-02-26-72-30-110-1343076.926-26100.0
2009NE160-07-712-135-82-326-3153083.947-47100.0
2008NE160-010-1216-169-111-136-4050090.040-40100.0
2007NE160-010-108-93-50-021-2445087.574-74100.0
2006NE160-010-117-102-41-120-2652276.943-4497.7
Total2043-3123-127127-13996-12425-35374-42862287.4653-66498.3
Career Kickoff Stats
SeasonTeamGKOAVGTBRETRET AVGTDONSIDERECOV
2020NE00---00---000
2019NE42664.921530.6000
2018NE169362.2504224.6000
2017NE169962.9405818.9010
2016NE169364.1524019.3000
2015NE169963.2692818.8022
2014NE169964.3534521.2000
2013NE169964.6653220.8011
2012NE1611165.0525920.7010
2011NE1610265.6415821.3020
2010NE84267.9152524.5100
2009NE169167.8217024.4000
2008NE169564.0177522.3210
2007NE1611264.5159222.1100
2006NE168165.5126723.0010
Total204124364.652369721.9493
 

Player Info

Height/Weight:
6-1/215
Birthdate:
1/28/1984
Age:
36
Hometown:
Baton Rouge, LA, USA
School:
Memphis
NFL Experience:
15
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