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Blair Walsh defends Stephen Gostkowski after tough loss

During the first quarter of Sunday’s AFC Championship Game, Stephen Gostkowski missed an extra point, something he rarely does. As it turned out, when New England scored a touchdown with 12 seconds left in regulation, they were forced to go for a two-point conversion (which was unsuccessful) to tie the game instead of attempting an extra point. After the game, Gostkowski blamed...
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Matthew Slater: ‘Ridiculous’ To Blame Stephen Gostkowski For Patriots’ Loss

FOXBORO, Mass. — In case the record hasn’t been set straight already, the New England Patriots don’t blame Stephen Gostkowski for their loss to the Denver Broncos in the AFC Championship Game. The Patriots kicker’s first missed extra point since 2006 came back to haunt New England after the team failed to convert a 2-point conversion near the end of regulation, and Gostkowski...
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Gostkowski misses extra-point; Pats fall short in comeback

Tweet +1 Like Share Pin Reddit Stephen Gostkowski, Mr. Automatic, The Machine, the man that bleeds oil. Seriously...
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Patriots K Stephen Gostkowski: 'I feel like I lost the game'

It's not often that one of the most pivotal plays in a postseason game comes on an extra point attempt with 1:49 remaining in the first quarter. Unfortunately for the New England Patriots, that was just the case.Stephen Gostkowski, one of the most consistent kickers in the NFL, having made 523 consecutive extra point attempts entering Sunday, missed his first PAT since 2006. It would...
Via Fox Sports
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Belichick backs Gostkowski: We all feel loss was our fault

Stephen Gostkowski’s missed extra point certainly was a factor in the New England Patriots’ 20-18 loss to the Denver Broncos in Sunday’s AFC Championship Game, but he isn’t the only one shouldering the blame. After all, football is a team game, and Sunday was a collective effort of players and coaches not being at their best. Memories of Gostkowski’s first missed extra...
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Stephen Gostkowski blames himself for AFC Championship game loss

Patriots kicker Stephen Gostkowski is holding himself responsible for New England’s AFC Championship game loss. Gostkowski, who owns the NFL record for consecutive made extra points, missed the PAT after New England’s first touchdown late in the first quarter. It turned out to be a big factor when, after scoring a touchdown with twelve seconds left, New England required a two...
Via Larry Brown Sports
14 days ago  |  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...
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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...
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THE LATEST: Patriots make it 14-9 on Gostkowski's field goal

The Latest from the NFL conference championship games Sunday. (All times EST) 4:18 p.m. BRONCOS 14, PATRIOTS 9 Stephen Gostkowski bounced back from a rare missed extra point to hit a 46-yard field goal as New England pulled within 14-9 in the AFC championship game. Gostkowski's kick midway through the second quarter was made possible thanks to Tom Brady's 11-yard scramble on third...
Via Associated Press
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Gostkowski: Patriots’ family atmosphere begins with Kraft

FOXBORO, Mass. — The New England Patriots have a sense of family, and it’s one of the many reasons why guys enjoy playing for the organization. According to Patriots kicker Stephen Gostkowski, that family atmosphere starts at the top with owner Robert Kraft. “Mr. Kraft has been around a lot ever since I’ve been here, Gostkowski said before Thursday’s practice at Gillette...
17 days ago  |  Discuss

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