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Thu, 20 Oct 2016 17:40:37 -0700
The New York Giants signed free-agent PK Robbie Gould (Bears) on Thursday, Oct. 20.
Fantasy Tip: Bears fans who wish Gould were still their kicker are likely kicking themselves right now. By signing Gould, the Giants have sent a message that PK Josh Brown's domestic violence situation could be pretty serious. Gould can be a reliable kicker, but it may be safe to give him a week or two to get acclimated.
Thu, 06 Oct 2016 09:07:21 -0700
Free-agent PKs Robbie Gould (Bears) and Kai Forbath (Saints) will work out for the Dallas Cowboys because PK Dan Bailey (back) is dealing with an injury, according to sources.
Fantasy Tip: Owners should keep an eye on the situation to see if Bailey will miss any time because of the injury. Owners will be able to find other kickers if they need one.
Thu, 08 Sep 2016 04:34:04 -0700
Free-agent PK Robbie Gould (Bears) has told media he has no plans to retire following his release by the Chicago Bears earlier this week. A few unspecified teams are in contention for his services.
Sun, 04 Sep 2016 19:57:17 -0700
Free-agent PK Connor Barth (Saints) is expected to sign with the Chicago Bears as the replacement for PK Robbie Gould.
Sun, 04 Sep 2016 18:29:23 -0700
The Chicago Bears have informed PK Robbie Gould that he is going to be released, a league source said Sunday, Sept. 4.
Tue, 05 Apr 2016 22:53:26 -0700
Chicago Bears PK Robbie Gould is looking to add a few pounds for the 2016 season, and he is eating junk good trying to achieve his goal. "I just know that putting on weight for me is difficult and I'm not a junk food eater," Gould said Tuesday, April 5. He is hoping the added weight will mean added strength.
Fantasy Tip: Gould had a poor year by his standards, and he is likely to go undrafted in most fantasy leagues in 2016. However, if he is able to bounce back and perform to his capabilities, and the added weight helps, he could be a decent waiver wire addition when the season begins.
Sun, 13 Dec 2015 15:23:54 -0800
Chicago Bears PK Robbie Gould missed his sixth field goal of the season Sunday, Dec. 13, in a 24-21 loss to the Washington Redskins.
Fantasy Tip: In his defense, the field goal Gould missed was from 50 yards out. However, you have to be concerned if you own Gould in your fantasy league. He's clearly struggling right now and should be avoided.
Sun, 06 Dec 2015 15:31:26 -0800
Chicago Bears PK Robbie Gould had two field goals early in the game Sunday, Dec. 6, against the San Francisco 49ers. He then missed two key kicks, including one that would have won the game.
Fantasy Tip: Gould won't likely lose his job over this, but these struggles do raise some concern. If you're in a league with kickers, you might want to look elsewhere for now as it appears Gould has a case of the yips.
Fri, 13 Nov 2015 14:55:09 -0800
Chicago Bears PK Robbie Gould (illness) will play in Week 10 against the St. Louis Rams after being removed from the team's injury report.
Fantasy Tip: Gould uncharacteristically missed two makeable field goals in Week 9 against the San Diego Chargers. Being under the weather may have been an issue, but we expect him to bounce back in an enclosed environment in Week 10 against the Rams.
Thu, 12 Nov 2015 14:19:15 -0800
Chicago Bears PK Robbie Gould (illness) participated fully in practice Thursday, Nov. 12, after missing practice Wednesday, Nov. 11.
Fantasy Tip: Gould struggled last week, but it would be hard to sit one of the most consistent kickers in the NFL over the past several years.
Wed, 11 Nov 2015 15:30:47 -0800
Chicago Bears PK Robbie Gould (illness) did not practice Wednesday, Nov. 11.
Fantasy Tip: Gould struggled in a Monday night win over the San Diego Chargers in Week 10 and has been the subject of trade talks. He's still been one of the more consistent kickers over the years and is still worth starting in seasonal leagues.
Sun, 01 Nov 2015 09:37:18 -0800
Chicago Bears PK Robbie Gould is a player that contending teams has shown interest in acquiring before the trade deadline, according to sources.
Fantasy Tip: Gould has been a consistent kicker for several years and would help teams that have a question mark at the position. Gould probably should be a fantasy option no matter where he plays.
Sun, 28 Dec 2014 08:46:13 -0800
The Chicago Bears have declared CB Albert Louis-Jean, DL Austen Lane, DT Brandon Dunn, OT Charles Leno Jr., FS Chris Conte, QB Jimmy Clausen, PK Robbie Gould inactive for Week 17.
Wed, 24 Dec 2014 14:26:47 -0800
Chicago Bears PK Robbie Gould (quadricep) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Dec. 24.
Fantasy Tip: Owners should monitor Gould's practice status this week, but there may be safer options available to you in FantasyScore this week.
Mon, 22 Dec 2014 08:15:42 -0800
Chicago Bears PK Robbie Gould (quadriceps) said on WSCR 670 The Score's Spiegel and Mannelly show Monday, Dec. 22, that he will not play in the Week 17 finale.
Fantasy Tip: Jay Feely will continue to fill in, but the stagnant offense doesn't make him a good choice on FantasyScore.
Sun, 21 Dec 2014 08:41:08 -0800
The Chicago Bears have declared FS Chris Conte, QB David Fales, OG Kyle Long, PK Robbie Gould, CB Terrance Mitchell, DL Trevor Scott, DL Will Sutton inactive for Week 16.
Fri, 19 Dec 2014 13:40:22 -0800
Chicago Bears PK Robbie Gould (quadriceps) did not practice for the third time this week Friday, Dec. 19, and he has been ruled out in Week 16 against the Detroit Lions.
Fantasy Tip: Jay Feely ($2,300) will continue to take over the kicking duties with Gould out. Feely is a cheap FantasyScore option as a kicker, however, the Bears offense doesn't inspire confidence and isn't likely to give Feely many chances at field goals. Look elsewhere for your daily booter.
Thu, 18 Dec 2014 13:44:02 -0800
Chicago Bears PK Robbie Gould (quadriceps) did not practice Thursday, Dec. 18.
Fantasy Tip: It doesn't look good for Gould, who has missed the last two games. For now, look elsewhere at the kicker position on FantasyScore.
Wed, 17 Dec 2014 13:39:55 -0800
Chicago Bears PK Robbie Gould (quadriceps) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Dec. 17.
Fantasy Tip: Gould has missed the last two games and does not look like he will be able to play in Week 16 either. Owners should be able to find another kicker to use.
Mon, 15 Dec 2014 16:11:36 -0800
The Chicago Bears have declared DT Brandon Dunn, FS Chris Conte, QB David Fales, OT Michael Ola, PK Robbie Gould, CB Terrance Mitchell, DL Trevor Scott inactive for Week 15.
Sat, 13 Dec 2014 12:41:31 -0800
Chicago Bears PK Robbie Gould (quadriceps) is questionable for Week 15.
Fantasy Tip: Gould plays Monday night so he does have a little more time to rest. Still, might be a better option to go with another kicker who is healthier and isn't an injury risk for your FantasyScore squad.
Fri, 12 Dec 2014 14:21:33 -0800
Chicago Bears PK Robbie Gould (quadriceps) did not participate in practice Friday, Dec. 12.
Fantasy Tip: Gould could miss another week because of his quadriceps injury. Owners on FantasyScore should be able to find another kicker to use.
Thu, 11 Dec 2014 15:11:48 -0800
Chicago Bears PK Robbie Gould (quadriceps) did not practice Thursday, Dec. 11.
Fantasy Tip: Kickers are a dime a dozen in the world of fantasy football and the cheapest position on FantasyScore. If Gould can play, he'll have a tasty draw against the New Orleans Saints in what could be a high-scoring affair.
Thu, 04 Dec 2014 16:05:03 -0800
The Chicago Bears have declared DL Cornelius Washington, LB Darryl Sharpton, OT Eben Britton, DL Jeremiah Ratliff, LB Khaseem Greene, PK Robbie Gould, CB Terrance Mitchell inactive for Week 14.
Wed, 03 Dec 2014 10:14:35 -0800
Chicago Bears PK Robbie Gould (quadriceps) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Dec. 3, and is listed as doubtful for Week 14.
Fantasy Tip: It appears that Gould will not be able to play this week because of his injury. Owners should have another kicker ready to use if Gould is inactive.
Sun, 16 Nov 2014 13:50:13 -0800
Chicago Bears PK Robbie Gould booted three extra points in Week 11 against the Minnesota Vikings, and he misfired on a 47-yard field goal try, his only attempt of the game. It was his first field goal attempt since Oct. 12, and at home it has been more than a month since he even attempted a field goal.
Fantasy Tip: Gould has been a solid fantasy kicker in the past, but he is just not getting enough opportunities to warrant a roster spot in most leagues. For FantasyScore, he has been virtually useless lately.
Sun, 19 Oct 2014 15:09:39 -0700
Chicago Bears WR Brandon Marshall called out QB Jay Cutler in a heated locker room discussion after the team's Week 7 loss against the Miami Dolphins, a source said Sunday, Oct. 19. The source said there "are some very selfish individuals in the locker room." But it's not out of the ordinary for Marshall to strongly voice his opinion to Cutler, as the two are close friends off the field. Marshall also reportedly yelled at PK Robbie Gould.
Fantasy Tip: The argument shouldn't affect fantasy values any, and it is just part of football, competition and losing. If the Bears won this game, obviously things would be just fine.
Fri, 27 Dec 2013 12:05:28 -0800
The Chicago Bears signed PK Robbie Gould to a four-year, $15 million extension Friday, Dec. 27, that includes over $9 million in guaranteed money.
Fri, 29 Nov 2013 15:17:58 -0800
Chicago Bears QB Jay Cutler (ankle), LB Lance Briggs (shoulder) and FS Anthony Walters (groin) have been ruled out for Week 13. DT Stephen Paea (toe), DT Jeremiah Ratliff (groin), FS Derrick Martin (hamstring) and SS Major Wright (hamstring) are listed as questionable. PK Robbie Gould (illness) is listed as probable. Paea and Ratliff fully participated in practice Friday, Nov. 29. Martin and Wright were limited during practice while the other players did not participate in practice.
Sun, 08 Sep 2013 17:34:45 -0700
Chicago Bears PK Robbie Gould had three extra points in the Week 1 game against the Cincinnati Bengals, and he set a franchise record with a 58-yard field goal.
Fantasy Tip: Dating back to 2011, Gould has converted 11 straight field goals from 50-plus yards. He remains a must-start fantasy option going forward.
Mon, 20 May 2013 16:14:08 -0700
Chicago Bears PK Robbie Gould (leg) is on-track to be medically cleared to resume kicking duties Thursday, May 23.
Thu, 16 May 2013 11:17:35 -0700
Chicago Bears WR Brandon Marshall (hip), PK Robbie Gould (calf) and WR Marcus Rucker (undisclosed) did not participate in organized team activities Wednesday, May 15.
Tue, 14 May 2013 11:34:53 -0700
Chicago Bears PK Robbie Gould (leg) and WR Brandon Marshall (hip) were both present, but did not participate in practice Tuesday, May 14.
Fantasy Tip: Both players are progressing from their respective injury issues and are expected to be ready for training camp.
Mon, 22 Apr 2013 11:46:06 -0700
Chicago Bears PK Robbie Gould (leg) underwent surgery this offseason to repair a ruptured semitendinosus tendon in his left leg. He is about three weeks away from getting medically cleared to resume kicking without restrictions.
Mon, 22 Apr 2013 05:57:52 -0700
Chicago Bears PK Robbie Gould (leg) was at last week's mini-camp, but he did not kick. Gould welcomes the challenge presented when the team signed PK Austin Signor. "I'm excited about it, I really am," Gould said. "Competition is healthy, at every position, and it only makes all the players better. Hopefully I can learn a little bit from Austin, and he can learn a little bit from me. This is exactly what the Bears are supposed to do. All good organizations create competition. It's healthy. I'm looking forward to it. Competition brings out the best in everybody."
Tue, 16 Apr 2013 17:36:56 -0700
Chicago Bears PK Robbie Gould (calf) missed the first day of voluntary minicamp. While he is still not fully recovered from a late-season calf injury, he said things are progressing. "Rehab is going well," Gould said Tuesday, April 16. "I've spent a lot of time this offseason getting healthy, and I'm getting close. I've got probably a couple of more weeks."
Wed, 30 Jan 2013 14:28:19 -0800
Carolina Panthers OT J'Marcus Webb, DE Corey Wootton, FS Major Wright and PK Robbie Gould will receive increased 2013 base salaries because of incentives in their contracts. Gould's salary will go from $2.325 million to $2.425 million while the other three players will go from $630,000 to $1.323 million.
Tue, 11 Dec 2012 10:32:40 -0800
The Chicago Bears placed PK Robbie Gould (calf) on the Injured Reserve Tuesday, Dec. 11, and signed free-agent PK Olindo Mare (Panthers) to an undisclosed deal.
Mon, 10 Dec 2012 16:08:34 -0800
Chicago Bears PK Robbie Gould (calf) did not handle kickoff duties after straining his left calf in pre-game warm-ups in Week 14. Instead, P Adam Podlesh was used to kick off. Gould kicked both extra points but did not attempt a field goal.
Sun, 09 Dec 2012 16:57:53 -0800
Updating a previous report, Chicago Bears PK Robbie Gould (calf) suffered a left calf injury before the Week 14 game against the Minnesota Vikings, according to head coach Lovie Smith after the game. "In the end, it didn't really affect us that much. We didn't have to kick a lot of field goals or anything like that but it is of some concern," Smith said.
Sun, 09 Dec 2012 10:07:37 -0800
Chicago Bears PK Robbie Gould (calf) suffered a calf sprain in Week 14 and is considered questionable to return.
Thu, 15 Nov 2012 10:18:25 -0800
Chicago Bears PK Robbie Gould was critical of the condition of the field at Soldier Field during the team's Week 10 game and indicated the field could be a factor when deciding to re-sign with the team when his contract is up. "If those are the [field] conditions we've got to play in, I just have to adjust, and obviously those are the type of situations you look for in re-signing with teams," Gould said. "I have a year left on my contract. I hope to stay a Bear. And those will be situations that I'm going to take into [consideration]. I don't know if I want to deal with that as I get older as a kicker."
Sun, 11 Dec 2011 17:53:18 -0800
Chicago Bears PK Robbie Gould was successful on a 57-yard field goal attempt in Week 14 against the Denver Broncos, and that set a franchise record. The old record holders were former PKs Kevin Butler and Bob Thomas, who each had successful 55-yard field goals. Gould came into the game Sunday, Dec. 11, with an 83.3 percent accuracy on field goals of 50-plus yards, best in the NFL over the past three years.
Wed, 30 Nov 2011 11:20:59 -0800
Chicago Bears PK Robbie Gould is perfect on all five of his field goal attempts from beyond 50 yards this season after going 5-for-9 from that distance in the first six seasons of his career. He is currently the third most accurate kicker in NFL history with an 86.3 success rate. If he makes his next four kicks, he will surpass San Diego Chargers PK Nate Kaeding for the top spot.
Mon, 07 Nov 2011 21:15:32 -0800
Chicago Bears PK Robbie Gould had three field goals (51, 38, 22) and three extra points in the Week 9 win against the Philadelphia Eagles Monday, Nov. 7. Gould moved past Hall of Famer RB Walter Payton into second place with 757 points on the team's all-time scoring list. He trails only PK Kevin Butler, who finished with 1,116 points.
Sat, 13 Aug 2011 22:37:11 -0700
Chicago Bears PK Robbie Gould missed a pair of field goals in the preseason opener Saturday, Aug. 13, against the Buffalo Bills. He made a 45-yard field goal midway through the fourth quarter for the team's only score.
Mon, 04 Jul 2011 08:29:58 -0700
With the NFL lockout entering its fifth month, Chicago Bears PK Robbie Gould, the team's player representative, believes there's still hope training camp will begin on time. "We're not going to miss the season," Gould said. "The players want to get a settlement done, but they're not going to take an unfair settlement. And if we miss a season, that's really unfortunate. I think at the end of the day, when you get a group of people in the rooms working like they're working to get a deal done, a settlement will be reached and we will be playing football. It's just as to what date we're going to be back and when."
Fri, 29 Apr 2011 11:53:46 -0700
Chicago Bears DE Israel Idonije, TE Greg Olsen, PK Robbie Gould, DL Matt Toeaina, CB D.J. Moore, OG Johan Asiata and FB Eddie Williams were among the players working out at the team's complex Friday, April 29.
The team plans to begin their voluntary offseason workout program Monday, May 9, and will start mandatory minicamps for rookies the following weekend. The entire squad will report for minicamp from June 3-5.
Mon, 25 Apr 2011 12:20:10 -0700
Chicago Bears PK Robbie Gould likely will be helped by the new kickoff rules because he has an escalator in his contract that kicks in if he records a certain amount of touchbacks. Gould would make an extra $62,500 if he records at least eight touchbacks next season.
Mon, 20 Dec 2010 21:09:27 -0800
Chicago Bears PK Robbie Gould converted all four of his field goal attempts and he added four extra points in the Week 15 win against Minnesota Vikings Monday, Dec. 20.