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Stephen Gostkowski

32-Year-Old Kicker – New England Patriots

2016 Kicking Stats

FGM

6

FGA

7

FG%

85.7

50+

1

XP

9

2016 Kicking Projections

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FG%

50+

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2016 Fantasy Football Outlook

Gostkowski is without question the best kicker in fantasy football. He plays on a team with an elite offense, which gives him plenty of field goal and extra point opportunities, and he is extremely ac...

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2016 ADP:  109.44

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HT: 6' 1"   WT: 215   DOB: 1/28/1984  College: Memphis  DRAFTED: 4th Rd   Show ContractHide Contract

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Stephen Gostkowski Contract Information:

Signed a four-year contract with the Patriots in July of 2015.

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Gostkowski made one of his two field goal attempts in Sunday's 31-24 win over the Dolphins, en route to a seven-point effort.

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Stephen Gostkowski NFL Stats
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  Field Goals 20-29 Yds 30-39 Yds 40-49 Yds 50+ Yds Extra Points
Year Age Team G FGM FGA FG % FGM FGA FG % FGM FGA FG % FGM FGA FG % FGM FGA FG % XPM XPA XP %
2008 24 16 36 40 90.0% - - - - - - - - - - - - 40 40 100.0%
2009 25 16 26 31 83.9% 7 7 100.0% 12 13 92.3% 5 8 62.5% 2 3 66.7% 47 47 100.0%
2010 26 NE 8 10 13 76.9% 2 2 100.0% 6 7 85.7% 2 3 66.7% 0 1 0.0% 26 26 100.0%
2011 27 NE 16 28 33 84.8% 12 13 92.3% 5 6 83.3% 9 11 81.8% 1 2 50.0% 59 59 100.0%
2012 28 NE 16 29 35 82.9% 8 8 100.0% 10 12 83.3% 9 13 69.2% 2 2 100.0% 66 66 100.0%
2013 29 NE 16 38 41 92.7% 8 8 100.0% 13 13 100.0% 11 13 84.6% 5 6 83.3% 44 44 100.0%
2014 30 NE 16 35 37 94.6% 11 11 100.0% 10 11 90.9% 12 13 92.3% 1 1 100.0% 51 51 100.0%
2015 31 NE 16 33 36 91.7% 6 6 100.0% 11 11 100.0% 12 14 85.7% 4 5 80.0% 52 52 100.0%
2016 32 NE 3 6 7 85.7% 2 2 100.0% 2 3 66.7% 1 1 100.0% 1 1 100.0% 9 9 100.0%
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Age is determined on September 1st of each season.

Stephen Gostkowski Fantasy/Red Zone Stats
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  Fantasy Points Per Game Kicking Stats
Year Age Team G Standard PPR 0.5 PPR Total Points Points/Game
2008 24 16 --- 148 9
2009 25 16 8.4 8.4 8.4 125 8
2010 26 NE 8 7.3 7.3 7.3 56 7
2011 27 NE 16 9.6 9.6 9.6 143 9
2012 28 NE 16 10.4 10.4 10.4 153 10
2013 29 NE 16 11.2 11.2 11.2 158 10
2014 30 NE 16 10.6 10.6 10.6 156 10
2015 31 NE 16 10.7 10.7 10.7 151 9
2016 32 NE 3 10.0 10.0 10.0 27 9
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Age is determined on September 1st of each season.

Stephen Gostkowski – Playing Time Overview

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Snap Count Stats

0

Offensive Snaps in 2016

Stephen Gostkowski was on the field for 0 of his team's snaps on offense in 2016.

34

Special Teams Snaps in 2016

Stephen Gostkowski was on the field for 34 of his team's snaps on special teams in 2016.

Year Off ST
2014 0 0
2015 0 0
2016 0 34
Stephen Gostkowski 2016 Game Log
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  Snap Count Field Goals 20-29 Yds 30-39 Yds 40-49 Yds 50+ Yds Extra Points
Week Opp Off ST FGM FGA FG % FGM FGA FG % FGM FGA FG % FGM FGA FG % FGM FGA FG % XPM XPA XP %
1 @Ari 0 11 3 3 100.0% 0 0 0.0% 1 1 100.0% 1 1 100.0% 1 1 100.0% 2 2 100.0%
2 Mia 0 12 1 2 50.0% 0 0 0.0% 1 2 50.0% 0 0 0.0% 0 0 0.0% 4 4 100.0%
3 Hou 0 11 2 2 100.0% 2 2 100.0% 0 0 0.0% 0 0 0.0% 0 0 0.0% 3 3 100.0%
4 Buf
5 @Cle
6 Cin
7 @Pit
8 @Buf
9 BYE Bye Week
10 Sea
11 @SF
12 @NYJ
13 LA
14 Bal
15 @Den
16 NYJ
17 @Mia

A blank stat line is used above whenever a player was not on the field for any plays in the game that week.

Measurables Overview for Stephen Gostkowski
As Compared To Other Kickers
Height:   6' 1"
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Weight:   215 lbs
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New England Patriots Team Injury Report
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Dion Lewis  PUP-R
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Stephen Gostkowski: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Gostkowski hit all three of his field goal attempts (from 47. 53 and 32 yards) in Sunday's 23-21 win over the Cardinals, en route to an 11-point effort.

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Gostkowski made two of four field goal attempts en route to scoring seven points in Friday's preseason win over the Panthers.

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Gostkowski has made all five of his field-goal attempts en route to recording 17 points over the Patriots' first two preseason tilts.

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Gostkowski made one of his two field-goal attempts en route to a four-point effort in Sunday's 20-10 loss to the Dolphins.

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Gostkowski made both of his field-goal attempts en route to an eight-point effort in Sunday's 26-20 overtime loss to the Jets.

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Gostkowski made four of his five field-goal attempts en route to a 15-point effort in Sunday's 33-16 win over the Titans.

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Gostkowski made both of his field-goal attempts en route to a nine-point effort in Sunday night's 27-6 win over the Texans.

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Gostkowski made all four of his extra point attempts in Sunday's 35-28 loss to the Eagles.

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Gostkowski made two of his three field-goal attempts en route to an eight-point effort in Monday's win over the Bills.

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Gostkowski made both of his field goals -- including the game-winner from 54 yards out -- en route to a nine-point effort in Sunday's 27-26 win over the Giants.

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Gostkowski made both of his field goals en route to a nine-point effort in Sunday's win over Washington.

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Gostkowski made both of his field goals (including a 52-yarder) en route to a 10-point effort in Thursday's 36-7 win over the Dolphins.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2016

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2015

Gostkowski led the NFL in scoring for the third consecutive season last year thanks to his league-leading 35 made field goals and 51 PATs (fourth). After kicking a career-high 92.7 percent in 2013, Gostkowski was even better last year, hitting 94.6 percent of his 37 attempts. If there's a nit to pick, it's that he only had a single opportunity from 50-plus yards, a stark decline after he went 5-of-6 from that distance the previous year. The Patriots' offense remains productive, though the potential four-game suspension of quarterback Tom Brady could mean a slow September. Nevertheless, Gostkowski is one of the most accurate kickers in the league and should continue to see a large number of opportunities.

2014

With several of Tom Brady’s key targets missing large chunks of action last season, the Patriots offense provided Gostkowski with 22 fewer extra-point attempts than in 2012. However, the team’s drop in red-zone efficiency equated to six additional field goal chances for Gostkowski, who tied for the NFL lead in attempts (41) while converting at a 92.7 percent clip, a rate seven points better than his career mark. The stark increase in both attempts and proficiency enabled Gostkowski to rack up 158 points, marking the third straight season he’s topped 140 points. Better health at the skill positions may turn more of those field goals into one-pointers in 2014, but Gostkowski’s steady track record of top-notch point totals makes him as dependable of a fantasy option as any kicker.

2013

Gostkowski's value was fueled almost entirely by the ability of the Patriots offense to crank out touchdowns, resulting in a league-leading 66 PATs – tied for third most in NFL history. Moreover, Gostkowski somehow managed to sneak onto the field for 35 field-goal attempts, his most since 2008. Even if the field goals regress a bit, Gostkowski's huge PAT disparity with most kickers – only three others had more than 50 – ensures his place near the top of the rankings.

2012

It was another predictably high-scoring season last year for Gostkowski, who reached 143 points on 59 PATs and 28 field goals thanks to one of the league’s best offenses. Gostkowski’s 33 field-goal attempts, which ranked just 11th in the league, were the most of his career outside his 40-attempt 2008 – the year Tom Brady was injured. In other words, under Brady the Patriots offense is so efficient that hoping for more field goals and fewer PATs for Gostkowski is futile. In fact, after leading the league with 42 red-zone touchdowns in 2010, the Patriots scored 47 last season. While New England’s touchdown prowess is always a concern for Gostkowski’s field-goal chances, few kickers in the league will come close to approaching even 50 PATs, let alone 60. Expect Gostkowski to do that again in 2012.

2011

A mid-season quadriceps injury ended Gostkowski's 2010 season after eight games, which was unfortunate considering the Patriots' league-leading 32.4 points per game. Veteran Shayne Graham replaced Gostkowski, and together the duo totaled 131 points, third most among kickers. The Gostkowski/Graham tandem saw only 25 field-goal attempts but combined for 67 point-after attempts, far and away the most in the league. The Patriots likely will witness a drop in offensive production, as they'll be hard pressed to duplicate their incredible plus-28 turnover margin. While that could hurt Gostkowski, he likely will benefit from fewer red-zone touchdowns. The Patriots scored a league-leading 42 touchdowns there last season, more than in any season in the Tom Brady era, save for New England's record-breaking 2007. Fewer PATs and more field goals would increase Gostkowski's value. Gostkowski owners will be faced with five potentially bad-weather games as the Patriots have three December/January home games and road dates at Washington and Denver. While Gostkowski is a career 84.3-percent kicker, his accuracy drops to 70.8 percent (17-of-24) kicking in temperatures less than 40 degrees. Gostkowski rehabbed his surgically repaired quad this offseason and is expected to be 100 percent healthy.

2010

After posting a league-high 148 points in 2008, Gostkowski fell to 125 last season, thanks in part to Tom Brady’s return from knee surgery. With Brady back under center, the Patriots offense improved by seven touchdowns last year, and Gostkowski had nine fewer field goal attempts after an NFL-leading 40 in 2008. Nevertheless, Gostkowski still ranked a solid sixth in kicker scoring and with the formidable Patriots offense remains one of the more dependable fantasy kickers. Moreover, he even got to stretch his leg last season. Bill Belichick’s aggressiveness heretofore limited Gostkowski’s long-range opportunities, but last season, Gostkowski attempted three 50-yarders (making two), more than his total during his first three seasons combined.

Weeks 13-16 are potential cold-weather games for Gostkowski, who is a career 23-of- 30 (76.6 percent) kicking in temperatures of less than 40 degrees.

2009

Gostkowski attempted 40 field goals last season, tied for most in the NFL, and connected on a league-high 36 en route to a 148-point season. With Tom Brady back from injury, expect more extra points and fewer field goals, but Gostkowski should still be among the safer picks in this year’s kicker class because of New England’s prolific offense. Bill Belichick’s aggressiveness, though, limits Gostkowski from long range – his 50-yarder last season was just his second attempt from 50-plus in three years with the Patriots. Gostkowski has one potential bad-weather road game in December at Buffalo and, of course, four home games in the second half of the season.

2008

Normally, 21 field goals made would not be worthy of a top ranking. However, as we said last year, "No kicker benefited more from the offseason than Gostkowski." Indeed, with an NFL-record 74 extra points, Gostkowski finished second in the league in kicker scoring with 137 points. While the Patriots might not reach those totals this season, their offense is still one of best in the NFL. The only drawback for Gostkowski is that coach Bill Belichick is so aggressive offensively that Gostkowski rarely kicks from 50-plus. He is just 1-of-1 from beyond 50 yards in two years with the Patriots.

2007

No kicker benefited more from the offseason than Gostkowski. The Patriots loaded up at wide receiver, acquiring Randy Moss, Donte’ Stallworth and Wes Welker to give Tom Brady one of the NFL’s best receiving corps. Brady also has second-year running back Laurence Maroney, a star in the making. Gotkowski had a decent rookie season going 20-of-26, but he came on down the stretch (10-of-12 in the last six games) and should have more extra points at a bare minimum.

2006

The Patriots drafted Gostkowski in the fourth round, so there’s a feeling the kid can play. Gramatica must put the abdomen injury that derailed his career two years ago behind him, so there’s a lot of uncertainty in both players. The eventual winner of the job becomes the kicker for a team with an above-average offense – New England is one of the five teams to get at least 100 points from the kicking game over the past five seasons. They’ve scored 44 TDs in each of the last two seasons and worked to improve that side of the ball in the draft.