One one hand the kicker has the best job in the NFL. He rarely--if ever--gets hit. He only plays a handful of plays a game, and if he's any good could make $1 million a season (13 kickers currently make a base of $1 million or more). However, on the other hand kickers are the one position teams do not hesitate to cut mid-season if they fail to perform.They may also have to deal...
The Washington Redskins were defeated 37-34 Sunday by the Philadelphia Eagles at Lincoln Financial Field. The Redskins now have a 1-2 record. The Skins started the first half strong but didn’t come out with same intensity throughout the second half. This was a hard fought game between both teams but the Skins fell short. Although it is still early in the season, Redskin fans have...
Typically speaking, sports fans tend to worry about two things – the past and the future. They’ll debate who was the greatest player of all-time, while also spending hours discussing whether or not a rookie is going to be develop into an All-Pro.
Both are fun exercises, things that keep fans engaged and the beer flowing at the local tavern. But they miss out on what is most important...
Injury Report Kai Forbath attempted a 48 yard field goal for the first time in nearly two weeks at Redskins practice on Friday. Mike Shanahan said afterward, “He didn’t try anything further than that. Tomorrow, we’ll try a little bit more to see if there’s any tug in that area. If not, he should be [...]
Washington Redskins kicker Kai Forbath is practicing again and is listed as questionable for Sunday's game against the Oakland Raiders.
Coach Mike Shanahan says Forbath made a 48-yard field goal during Friday's practice and will test the leg at longer distances on Saturday.
Said Shanahan: ''If he feels like he can kick off and take a full stride, then he'll...
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September 27, 2013
Washington Redskins kicker Kai Forbath has missed a field-goal attempt, ending his NFL-record streak of 17 consecutive makes to begin a career.
Forbath's try from 37 yards away against the Dallas Cowboys in the first quarter Sunday night hit off the right post.
Forbath made two field goals last week to surpass Saints kicker Garrett Hartley's old mark of 16 in a row at the...
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December 30, 2012
The Washington Redskins finally have a kicker who's a perfect 10.
Kai Forbath hasn't missed a field goal since the Redskins signed him last month. He's made all 10 attempts, including a late 48-yarder that helped stave off the Dallas Cowboys in the 38-31 win on Thanksgiving day.
Forbath became the Redskins' 19th kicker in 18 seasons after the team had enough of...
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November 26, 2012
Washington Redskins kicker Kai Forbath recently revealed that his right cleat (the one he uses to kick with) is a full three sizes smaller than his normal shoe size. Forbath says that the process to get his size 10.5 foot into a 7.5 soccer cleat is lengthy and uncomfortable, but claims the smaller shoe gives him better distance.
As the old saying goes, it’s hard to argue with...