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KAI FORBATH RUMORS & GOSSIP

Can Kai Forbath withstand a challenge for his place-kicking job?

After years of instability at place kicker, the Redskins seemed to have finally found their guy when they signed Kai Forbath two years ago, and saw him make 17 of 18 field goals as a first-year player. Forbath’s accuracy dipped a little last season when he made 18 of 22 with a long of 50 yards. But his .818 success clip still proved far better than those of his two most immediate...
Via Pro Sports Daily
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Washington Redskins kicker Kai Forbath not named top-10 in the NFL

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...
Via cover32 - Redskins
June 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Redskins kicker using a GoPro to improve his technique

Washington Redskins kicker Kai Forbath is using a GoPro camera in order to help improve his kicking technique. The DC Sports Bog says Forbath wants to improve his distance on kickoffs. Redskins place kicker Kai Forbath made 18 of 22 field goals in 2013, including 13 straight to end the season, but his inability to consistently produce touchbacks on kickoffs led Washington to use...
Via Pro Football Zone
May 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Will the Washington Redskins bring in another kicker to challenge Kai Forbath and Jake Rogers?

There is a calm just before the draft. As teams take an extra two weeks before this year’s annual rite of passage, they will have had ample time to contemplate their next important moves. Moreover, they can thoroughly assess their accomplishments thus far, in part one of the NFL offseason. For the Redskins it’s been a fortuitous few months. New coaches have been brought in, without...
Via cover32 - Redskins
May 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Injury Report: Redskins vs Raiders, Forbath Kicks in Practice

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 [...]
Via HTTR4LIFE.COM
September 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Redskins kicker Kai Forbath returns to practice

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...
Via AP on Fox
September 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Redskins kicker Kai Forbath questionable with a groin injury

The Washington Redskins have listed kicker Kai Forbath as questionable for Sunday’s matchup with the Packers as he nurses a groin injury. #Redskins injuries: @KaiForbath Questionable (groin). Team has contingency plan at kicker. @BMeriweather31 Probable (groin). #HTTR — Washington Redskins (@Redskins) September 13, 2013 If the Skins are going to bring in another kicker they...
Via Pro Football Zone
September 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Redskins Forbath misses FG to end streak at 17

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...
Via AP on Fox
December 30, 2012  |  Discuss

Redskins' kicker Forbath is a perfect 10 for 10

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...
Via AP on Fox
November 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Kai Forbath’s Kicking Shoe is Three Sizes Smaller Than His Non-Kicking Shoe

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...
Via Next Impulse Sports
November 20, 2012  |  Discuss
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