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Robbie Gould

Robbie Gould - #9 - K

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 0"/ 185 lbs.
Birthday 12/30/1981
Birthplace Jersey Shore, PA
College Penn State
Years played 9

STATS, LLC 2012 STATS

FG Pat Pts
21 33 96

Three-and-out with Bears S Major Wright

Posted Dec. 09, 2010 @ 6:32 p.m. ET
Injuries have kept Bears rookie FS Major Wright from making the kind of progression some expected of him in 2010, but the third-round pick told PFW that he feels like he's getting better each week.

Patriots-Bears matchup of the day: Thursday

Posted Dec. 09, 2010 @ 5:32 p.m. ET
Bears CB D.J. Moore has shown a knack for making big plays, but he still has only 15 games under his belt, and the Patriots could be tempted to test him on Sunday.

Five questions with PFW publisher Hub Arkush

Posted Dec. 09, 2010 @ 10:01 a.m. ET
This week, Hub Arkush says he trusts Jay Cutler's decision making more than he did when the season started, but points out that Bill Belichick's defensive game plan could be one of the tougher challenges Cutler has faced ...

They said it: Patriots Wednesday edition

Posted Dec. 08, 2010 @ 6:59 p.m. ET
Patriots head coach Bill Belichick and QB Tom Brady spoke to the media on Wednesday to discuss Sunday's matchup against the Bears.

Bears will give Belichick another test

Posted Dec. 08, 2010 @ 6:57 p.m. ET
Each Wednesday we'll identify one player, coach or area of the team that is most under the microscope. This week, head coach Bill Belichick is our choice.

Bears have to hope Taylor saves his best for last

Posted Dec. 08, 2010 @ 6:49 p.m. ET
Chicago's offense could use more of a boost from Chester Taylor in the final quarter of the season, especially with the weather becoming more of a factor in games.

Suh fine shows NFL only protecting itself

Posted Dec. 08, 2010 @ 6 p.m. ET
The NFL is out of control, taking the idea of fining players for clean hits way too far, writes PFW senior editor Eric Edholm.

Cutler: Soldier Field turf is one of league’s worst

Posted Dec. 08, 2010 @ 4:03 p.m. ET
Bears QB Jay Cutler tore up the Soldier Field turf at his press conference at Halas Hall Wednesday.

Bears LBs Tinoisamoa, Roach sidelined

Posted Dec. 08, 2010 @ 3:45 p.m. ET
The Bears' top two strong-side linebackers, Pisa Tinoisamoa and Nick Roach, did not practice Wednesday.

Patriots-Bears matchup of the day: Wednesday

Posted Dec. 08, 2010 @ 3:13 p.m. ET
Here's a matchup to watch in the Week 14 game between the Patriots and Bears: Bears offensive coordinator Mike Martz vs. Patriots head coach Bill Belichick.

Former Bears coach Wannstedt steps down at Pitt

Posted Dec. 08, 2010 @ 11:10 a.m. ET
Former Bears coach Dave Wannstedt resigned as the head football coach at the University of Pittsburgh after a disappointing 7-5 season.

60-second rant: Belichick could expose Bears’ greatest flaw

Posted Dec. 07, 2010 @ 8:12 p.m. ET
The Bears are only a game back in the race to secure home-field advantage in the NFC, but they still have an obvious weakness, and something tells me Bill Belichick is going to have a good plan for exploiting it ...

Patriots-Bears matchup of the day: Tuesday

Posted Dec. 07, 2010 @ 7:05 p.m. ET
For the Bears' cover-2 defense to be effective against the Patriots, Julius Peppers and Israel Idonije need to get into the backfield and disrupt QB Tom Brady's rhythm.

Bears sign OG Johnson

Posted Dec. 07, 2010 @ 5:58 p.m. ET
The Bears tinkered with their roster Tuesday, signing OG Herman Johnson to the 53-man roster.

Cutler becoming manager Bears can trust

Posted Dec. 06, 2010 @ 7:04 p.m. ET
The entire Bears' offense has matured since a Week Eight bye, and Jay Cutler's development within offensive coordinator Mike Martz's system has been easy to notice.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted Dec. 09, 2012
According to the Chicago Tribune, Gould has been placed on IR with a strained left calf suffered prior to Sunday's loss at Minnesota. The team has signed veteran Olindo Mare to handle kicking duties.||||||| Gould was hurt during warm-ups. He was kicking midrange field goals shortly before the game started without trouble, but punter Adam Podlesh handled the opening kickoff. The Bears reached the Vikings 35-yard line late in the first quarter, and Podlesh came out to punt. Gould made the extra point after Chicago's second-quarter touchdown.
Posted Nov. 14, 2012
Chicago Bears kicker Robbie Gould ripped the surface at Soldier Field and then apologized for it.||||||| Gould blasted the field on Wednesday, saying he might have to think about re-signing with Chicago when his contract expires after next season. He told reporters he hopes to remain with the Bears but isn't sure he wants "to deal with that as I get older as a kicker." He says the field has been "a lot softer" than in previous years. Later, however, the Bears issued a statement from Gould in which he apologized to the grounds crew.
Posted Nov. 08, 2011
Gould became the Chicago Bears' second-leading all-time scorer Monday night in Philadelphia.||||||| Gould passed the legendary Hall of Fame running back Walter Payton and now trails only Kevin Butler on the Bears' list.
Posted Sept. 21, 2009
Gould booted a 44-yard field goal with 15 seconds left to lift the Chicago Bears to a 17-14 victory over the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday.||||||| Gould has made all three of his field goal attempts and all three PATs through the first two games of the season. Look for him to get more opportunities as the Bears' offense gets more comfortable with quarterback Jay Cutler.
Posted May 12, 2008
Gould became the highest paid kicker, agreeing to a five-year, $15.5 million contract extension with the Chicago Bears that includes a $4.25 million signing bonus on Monday. The deal runs through 2013.||||||| Gould has made 84 of 99 field goal attempts and 99 of 100 points-after-touchdown with the Bears. He hit 31 of 36 field goal attempts last season and made the Pro Bowl after the 2006 season, when he scored 143 points. Gould was an undrafted free agent out of Penn State in 2005. He first signed with New England, then spent time with Baltimore before going to the Bears in October of that year.

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