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Kai Forbath

29-Year-Old Kicker – Minnesota Vikings

2016 Kicking Stats

FGM

6

FGA

6

FG%

100.0

50+

0

XP

4

2016 Kicking Projections

FGM

FGA

FG%

50+

XP

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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2016 ADP:  219.43

Rank (K): Hidden

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Bye Week:  6

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

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Kai Forbath Contract Information:

Signed a contract with the Vikings in November of 2016.

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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 %
2009 21 CFB 13 28 31 90.3% 8 8 100.0% 11 11 100.0% 6 6 100.0% 3 6 50.0% 24 25 96.0%
2010 22 CFB 12 13 18 72.2% 2 2 100.0% 4 4 100.0% 6 11 54.5% 1 1 100.0% 27 27 100.0%
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%
2016 28 MIN 3 6 6 100.0% 2 2 100.0% 3 3 100.0% 1 1 100.0% 0 0 0.0% 4 5 80.0%
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Age is determined on September 1st of each season.

Kai Forbath 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
2009 21 CFB 13 9.2 9.2 9.2 108 8
2010 22 CFB 12 6.2 6.2 6.2 66 6
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
2016 28 MIN 3 7.7 7.7 7.7 22 7
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Age is determined on September 1st of each season.

Kai Forbath – Playing Time Overview

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#1 Kicker
  1. Kai Forbath
Minnesota Vikings

Snap Count Stats

0

Offensive Snaps in 2016

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

26

Special Teams Snaps in 2016

Kai Forbath was on the field for 26 of his team's snaps on special teams in 2016.

Year Off ST
2014 0 0
2015 0 0
2015 0 0
2016 0 26
Kai Forbath 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 FREE AGENT Free Agent
2 FREE AGENT Free Agent
3 FREE AGENT Free Agent
4 FREE AGENT Free Agent
5 FREE AGENT Free Agent
6 FREE AGENT Free Agent
7 FREE AGENT Free Agent
8 FREE AGENT Free Agent
9 FREE AGENT Free Agent
10 FREE AGENT Free Agent
11 Ari 0 11 1 1 100.0% 1 1 100.0% 0 0 0.0% 0 0 0.0% 0 0 0.0% 3 4 75.0%
12 @Det 0 7 2 2 100.0% 1 1 100.0% 1 1 100.0% 0 0 0.0% 0 0 0.0% 1 1 100.0%
13 Dal 0 8 3 3 100.0% 0 0 0.0% 2 2 100.0% 1 1 100.0% 0 0 0.0% 0 0 0.0%
14 @Jax
15 Ind
16 @GB
17 Chi

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 Kai Forbath  (View College Stats & News)
As Compared To Other Kickers
Height:   5' 11"
ABOVE AVERAGE
Weight:   197 lbs
ABOVE AVERAGE
40-Yard Dash:   9.25 sec
TERRIBLE
Shuttle Time
Not Available
Cone Drill
Not Available
Arm Length
Not Available
Hand Length:   30.75 in
ABOVE AVERAGE
Vertical Jump
Not Available
Broad Jump
Not Available
Bench Press
Not Available
Minnesota Vikings Team Injury Report
Probable
No players listed.
Questionable
Doubtful
No players listed.

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

Forbath is expected to sign with the Vikings, Tom Pelissero of USA Today reports.

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

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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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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

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.