Bill Belichick releases statement on Stephen Gostkowski

Ryan Hannable
March 24, 2020 - 6:07 pm
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Bill Belichick doesn't release statements on former players very often, most recently Tom Brady, Rob Gronkowski, and now Stephen Gostkowski.

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Gostkowski was released by the team after 14 seasons on Monday. He's the franchise's all-time leading scorer.

The 36-year-old was placed on season-ending injured reserve last year after four games due to a hip injury.

Belichick called him one of the best specialists he's ever coached, and also noted how well he did with replacing Adam Vinatieri as a rookie.

Here's the full statement.

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