Stephen Gostkowski looking to get opportunity with new team around training camp

Ryan Hannable
May 11, 2020 - 10:50 am

It's been nearly two months since Stephen Gostkowski was released by the Patriots and he's yet to find a new team.

The 36-year-old is the Patriots' all-time leading scorer and one of the better kickers in the league, so Gostkowski himself isn't panicking.

"No one is practicing right now, so it's not like I'm missing competing with someone in OTAs. If things work out like I think they will, I'll have an opportunity around training camp, whenever the NFL decides that will be," he said via ESPN's Mike Reiss. "I want to try to find a place where I can have a chance to compete. With the kicker position, there's usually two, three, four spots that are up in the air, but you just have to find the right place."

Gostkowski is coming off season-ending hip surgery, which landed him on injured reserve a month into the year. In four games last season, he wwent 7-for-8 on field goals, but missed four extra points.

The Patriots drafted Justin Rohrwasser out of Marshall in the fifth round last month with the hope of him replacing Gostkowski.

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