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5 questions Falcons must answer after Super Bowl collapse

The Atlanta Falcons had a 25-point lead and needed to navigate only 17-plus minutes in order defeat the New England Patriots and win Super Bowl LI. And given the way the game had gone to that point, fans in the ATL had already begun celebrating.But fate had a different plan and suddenly the Falcons found themselves on the wrong side of history.The Patriots would go on to score 31...
Via Larry Brown Sports
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Brandon McManus Gives Kicker’s Perspective On Stephen Gostkowski’s Ups, Downs

HOUSTON — Stephen Gostkowski seems to have cured most of his early-season ills, but there was a time when New England Patriots fans weren’t sure he would. In the midst of those struggles, Gostkowski confided in fellow kicker Brandon McManus of the Denver Broncos. The placekicking fraternity is an exclusive one, with only 32 members at any one time, so McManus is one of the few...
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Julian Edelman, Stephen Gostkowski Set Patriots Records On Opening Drive

FOXBORO, Mass. — It didn’t take long for the New England Patriots to rewrite their own record books Sunday. After winning the coin toss and electing to receive in the AFC Championship Game against the Pittsburgh Steelers, the Patriots marched down the field on their opening drive to set up Stephen Gostkowski’s 31-yard field goal attempt. Gostkowski made the kick with ease,...
January 22, 2017  |  Discuss

Stephen Gostkowski Earns AFC Special Teams Player Of The Week Honors

The 2016 NFL season has been a rough one for Stephen Gostkowski, but the New England Patriots kicker might finally be rounding into form. Gostkowski drilled all four of his field-goal attempts and hit on both of his extra points in Sunday’s 26-10 win over the Los Angeles Rams, earning him AFC Special Teams Player of the Week honors for the second time this season. Congrats...
December 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Stephen Gostkowski: ‘I feel like I lost the game’

The Denver Broncos defeated the New England Patriots 20-18 in the AFC Championship Game. A case can certainly be made that Stephen Gostkowski’s missed extra point in the first quarter was the game’s biggest play. One of the men making that claim is Gostkowski himself. Gostkowski: "I feel like I lost the game. I feel sorry for myself, but I don't expect people to feel sorry...
Via Sportsnaut
January 24, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Gostkowski misses first extra point in 10 years

The NFL’s new extra point rule has made it more difficult on plenty of kickers this season, but not Stephen Gostkowski. Until Sunday, that is. The New England Patriots kicker entered the AFC Championship game against the Denver Broncos having made 523 consecutive point-after attempts. But after Steven Jackson’s 1-yard run put New England on the board at Sports Authority Field...
January 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Biggest surprise of the 2013 season: Stephen Gostkowski

I admit from the outset on this, in the pre-season, when coach Bill Belichick was having a “tryout” at punter between the incumbent Zoltan Mesko and rookie Ryan Allen, I shook my head and wondered to myself, “Why not Stephen Gostkowski?” Last year, Gostkowski’s field goal percentage was among the lowest of his career at just 82.9%, even though he had his second highest...
Via cover32 - Patriots
January 23, 2014  |  Discuss

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