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Kai Forbath

29-Year-Old Kicker – Free Agent

2016 Kicking Stats

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2016 Kicking Projections

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2016 Fantasy Football Outlook

Forbath won the starting kicking job this offseason over Connor Barth but he is is hardly guaranteed fantasy success. The Saints appear to be the perfect recipe for a fantasy kicker, as they have a hi...

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HT: 5' 11"   WT: 197   DOB: 9/2/1987  College: UCLA  Show ContractHide Contract

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Released by the Saints in September of 2016.

September 6, 2016  –  Kai Forbath News

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The Saints have reportedly released Forbath, the New Orleans Times-Picayune reports.

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Kai Forbath 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 %
2012 24 Was 11 17 18 94.4% 3 3 100.0% 2 3 66.7% 11 11 100.0% 1 1 100.0% 33 34 97.1%
2013 25 Was 13 18 22 81.8% 3 4 75.0% 10 10 100.0% 4 6 66.7% 1 2 50.0% 26 26 100.0%
2014 26 Was 16 24 27 88.9% 11 11 100.0% 6 7 85.7% 7 8 87.5% 0 1 0.0% 31 32 96.9%
2015 27 NO 10 9 13 69.2% 2 3 66.7% 3 4 75.0% 3 5 60.0% 2 3 66.7% 33 34 97.1%
2015 27 Was 1 1 2 50.0% 2 3 66.7% 3 4 75.0% 3 5 60.0% 2 3 66.7% 1 1 100.0%
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Age is determined on September 1st of each season.

Kai Forbath Fantasy/Red Zone Stats
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Year Age Team G Standard PPR 0.5 PPR Total Points Points/Game
2012 24 Was 11 8.8 8.8 8.8 84 8
2013 25 Was 13 6.6 6.6 6.6 80 6
2014 26 Was 16 6.9 6.9 6.9 103 6
2015 27 NO 10 6.7 6.7 6.7 60 6
2015 27 Was 1 11.0 11.0 11.0 4 4
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Age is determined on September 1st of each season.

Kai Forbath – Playing Time Overview

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Kai Forbath 2016 Game Log
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Kai Forbath: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

With the team cutting Connor Barth on Saturday, Fortbath will be the Saints' Week 1 kicker, reports the New Orleans Times-Picayune.

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After four preseason games, it's still unclear whether Forbath or Connor Barth will enter the season as the Saints' Week 1 starting kicker, according to the New Orleans Times-Picayune.

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The kicking competition between Forbath and Connor Barth is still "dead even," according to Mike Triplett of ESPN.com. Both players converted on their lone extra point attempts in Friday's preseason tilt against the Steelers.

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Forbath is holding off Connor Barth for the starting kicker job, according to the New Orleans Times-Picayune, but the competition is "very close and far from decided."

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The early returns have been pretty solid for both Forbath and Connor Barth, reports the New Orleans Times-Picayune. Forbath hasn't missed a kick in camp, while Barth has missed only one, and both kickers successfully nailed their four field-goal attempts during Monday's practice.

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2016

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2015

The Redskins were poor in the red zone last season, scoring touchdowns on only 47.9 percent of their trips (27th), and while Forbath was accurate on 17-of-18 from inside 40 yards, he just didn't get enough opportunities to make a big fantasy impact. Only twice did he have more than two field-goal attempts in a game, and he missed his lone opportunity from more than 50 yards. Forbath has never been heavily used from that distance (2-for-4 in his three-year career), so it's imperative from a fantasy perspective that he makes plenty of kicks from shorter range. If Robert Griffin III stays healthy, Forbath could get more opportunities, but he still doesn't have a lot of upside.

2014

Forbath appeared in two additional games last season compared to the season prior, but finished with four fewer points. A turnover-prone offense that yielded only 26 PAT attempts over 13 games was a major culprit in the decline, while an early-season groin strain sidelined Forbath for three weeks and possibly factored into his four misfires in the seasonís first half. Forbathís 13-for-13 mark from the field after Week 9 at least provided a silver lining to an otherwise forgettable season. For all their struggles in 2013, the Redskins maintain a nice collection of talent at the skill positions, giving Forbath a shot at recouping some PAT opportunities. Heíll have to fight for his job, however, after the Redskins spent a seventh-round draft choice on Zach Hocker.

2013

Forbath brought some much needed stability to the kicking game after Billy Cundiff was released early last season, hitting 17-of-18 field goal attempts, including 12-of-12 from 40-plus. Forbath's range wasn't tested much, though he made his lone 50-yard attempt. He scored 84 points in 11 games, a 122-point pace over 16 games, which would have ranked 12th in kicker scoring. The Lou Groza award winner in 2009 at UCLA, Forbath will be highly dependent on Robert Griffin's health for his fantasy numbers this season. Bump Forbath down a few spots if Griffin's knee remains an issue heading into the regular season.

2011

College star will need to get healthy before he gets a chance to prove he can kick in the NFL.