Titans sign Stephen Gostkowski

Discussion in 'Tennessee Titans and NFL Talk' started by titanfanatic, Sep 3, 2020.

  1. Chronos

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    The exception here is that it is different kicking on a practice field and kicking in game conditions - even pre-season games.
     
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  3. Titanic_Sub

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    So they are going to trot this corpse out for another game? Yikes. Hopefully chipping in the game winner gives him some confidence but he looked pretty toasted.
     
  4. Chronos

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    Nothing wrong with his leg strength at all. His kick offs proved that. It’s his mental game that let him(us) down 4 out of 5 tries.
     
  5. DaCost

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    I hate how people act like kicking is a piece of cake when in fact is super difficult.People assume that kicking by yourself is the same as in game kicking which is also a lie.

    Kicking is freaking hard go around the league and see how almost everyone struggle it wasen't just Gostkowski not everyone can do it and if the coach truly doesn't give a peep about it your team will struggle to find or developed a good one which is what's going on here.

    So if Gostkowski bombs this week too our plan B is either a rookie or another wash up vet a.k.a the same as Gostkowski who I gunreented will struggle too.

    This is a easy fix and is practicing kicking in practice with a full team which I bet Vrabel just doesn't care about.
     
  6. HurrayTitans!

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    1/4 FG, 1/2 xp

    Even if kicking isn’t “easy”, this is not even good enough to say under performing.
    He made a 25 yard FG, and yes, at that distance, people in this forum could make it.
    As far as around the league goes, the titans were historically bad last year, not just around the bottom of the league, but the first team in 30 years to kick less than 50% as a team.

    The hate on him wouldn’t be nearly as high even if he goes 2/4, 2/2 xp. He’s earned the comments and concern and his level of suck week 1 is not overdone.
     
  7. Hormesis

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    True, but what will you have to say if he’s %100 from 48 next week? For 3 and 2 xp
     
  8. Hormesis

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    The leg is there
     
  9. HurrayTitans!

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    I can hope.
    Lord know I did last year for Succup, Santos, Parker, Joseph, not to mention the couple weird weeks we carried 2 Kickers with Santoso who was supposed to be some sort of KO specialist and wasn’t.

    I give Gostkowski benefit that he may not be fully recovered. I don’t give JRob benefit for signing a kicker that may not be fully recovered considering the Kicking nightmare last year.
    I still recommend signing another Kicker for this week and putting him in uniform, Gostkowski is kicking for his job.
     
  10. Hormesis

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    I understand, just think you and I kicked the door in too soon! He just arrived, strange year, etc., I think it’s gonna be ok. No need to dress 2 this week imo
     
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