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Sport Stephen Gostkowski changes his luck by losing his sock

05:31  28 september  2020
05:31  28 september  2020 Source:   nbcsports.com

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Patriots kicker Stephen Gostkowski blamed himself after today’s 20-18 loss to the Broncos, saying his missed extra point early in the game came back “I feel like I lost the game. I feel sorry for myself, but I don’t expect people to feel sorry for me,” Gostkowski said, via Michael Whitmer of the Boston Globe.

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In the season opener, Gostkowski was wide right from 47, had a 44-yarder blocked, was wide left on a 42-yarder and missed an extra point wide left. He then made a 25-yard game-winner with 17 seconds remaining to beat the Broncos.

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Get the latest NFL news on Stephen Gostkowski . Stay up to date with NFL player news, rumors, updates, analysis, social feeds, and more at FOX Sports. Nightmarish debut Gostkowski connected on one of his four field-goal attempts and one of two extra-point tries Monday in the Titans' 16-14 win

Stephen Gostkowski is a really, really good kicker. He is making 87.3 percent of his field goal attempts in his career, and had missed just one extra point in his career heading into the AFC Championship against the Denver Broncos. On Sunday, the New England Patriots were about to tie the game in the

In Week Two, he missed an extra point but made kicks from 51 and 49 yards with the latter being the game-winner with 1:36 left against the Jaguars.

He went 6-for-6 Sunday, nailing a 54-yarder with 6:31 left and a 55-yard game-winner with 1:44 to go. He also made from 39, 31, 30 and 51 yards and has become the toast of Tennessee.

Rob Bironas, who set the NFL record with eight field goals at Houston on Oct. 21, 2007, is the only other Titans kicker to make at least six field goals in a game.

Gostkowski, 36, now has made nine consecutive field goals, including three-game winners.

So what gives?

Gostkowski credits kicking without a sock. He wore a sock in his kicking shoe in Denver. He has kicked without a sock since.

“I practiced all summer without them,” Gostkowski said, via Terry McCormick of titaninsider.com. “It’s a little like baseball. When you’re in a slump you want to try something else, and you get on a roll. I think my experience playing multiple sports kind of helps deal with a little bit of a bind. In a sport like baseball, you strike out or get embarrassed, you turn the page. . . . We’re only three games in, and I’ve got a long way to go, and I’ve a lot of work to do, but I’m excited to help the Titans be 3-0.”

Stephen Gostkowski changes his luck by losing his sock originally appeared on Pro Football Talk

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