Stephen Gostkowski Won’t Rule Out NFL Return

While preparing to watch Sunday’s Titans-Patriots game, kicker Stephen Gostkowski made a noteworthy revelation. The 37-year-old isn’t opposed to resuming his NFL career in the future, reports ESPN’s Mike Reiss

After an illustrious Patriots career that saw him win three Super Bowls and earn two All-Pro honors, Gostkowski signed with the Titans in 2020. He played in 15 games, converting 18 of 26 field goals and 46 of 48 extra points.

Any potential return would likely come no earlier than the 2022 season, as Gostkowski is currently sidelined by a Coxsackie viral infection. “I’m not in good enough shape”, he said. “But I’m not closing the door of never playing again. It’s just not in my immediate future.”

Gostkowski, collected four Pro Bowl nods with the Patriots from 2006-15 and left as the team’s all-time leading scorer. Across those 14 seasons, there were only two in which he didn’t make at least 82% of his field goal tries.

 

 

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