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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.
Wed, 23 Jun 2010 12:20:15 -0700
Chicago Bears head coach Lovie Smith said LB Brian Urlacher, LB Lance Briggs, OG Roberto Garza and PK Robbie Gould were not at practice Wednesday, June 23, because of personal reasons, reports Vaughn McClure, of the Chicago Tribune.
Fri, 31 Jul 2009 01:30:49 -0700
Brad Biggs, of the Chicago Sun-Times, reports P Richmond McGee will join the Chicago Bears in training camp Friday, July 31. He is expected to sign a one-year contract. McGee can also handle kicking duties, and will be a backup to P Brad Maynard and PK Robbie Gould.
Mon, 16 Mar 2009 17:52:56 -0700
Brad Biggs, of the Chicago Sun-Times, reports free-agent PK Chris Gould (Buccaneers) will participate in the Chicago Bears' minicamp this week on a tryout basis. He is the younger brother of Bears PK Robbie Gould.
Wed, 31 Dec 2008 12:25:54 -0800
Chicago Bears PK Robbie Gould has been named the NFC Special Teams Player of the Month for December.
Sun, 07 Dec 2008 10:49:57 -0800
The Associated Press reports Chicago Bears PK Robbie Gould made all three of his field goal attempts in the team's Week 14 game. He also made both of his extra points.
Fri, 29 Aug 2008 00:09:08 -0700
The Associated Press reports Chicago Bears PK Robbie Gould kicked field goals of 48, 29 and 46 yards during the team's preseason finale Thursday, Aug. 28.
Tue, 03 Jun 2008 11:01:54 -0700
Larry Mayer, of ChicagoBears.com, reports Chicago Bears PK Robbie Gould is expected to attend the 2008 Subway Bears Expo presented by Chase Saturday, June 7, and Sunday, June 8, at Soldier Field.
Mon, 19 May 2008 20:54:07 -0700
Brad Biggs, of the Chicago Sun-Times, reports Chicago Bears PK Robbie Gould signed a five-year extension that provides him with $13.5 million in new money. The deal tops out at $15.5 million with performance-based escalators of $900,000 in 2012 and $1.1 million in 2013. He can collect another $254,800 in the first two years through other bonuses. Gould will earn roster bonuses of $2 million (2008), $2.15 million (2009), $150,000 (2010), $500,000 (2011), $500,000 (2012) and $500,000 (2013). He will earn base salaries of $520,000 (2008), $750,000 (2009), $1.6 million (2010), $1.65 million (2011), $1.8 million (2012) and $1.8 million (2013). Gould will have salary cap numbers of $2,642,800 (2008), $2.9 million (2009), $1.75 million (2010), $2.15 million (2011), $2.3 million (2012) and $2.3 million (2013).
Mon, 12 May 2008 19:01:09 -0700
Vaugh McClure, of the Chicago Tribune, reports Chicago Bears PK Robbie Gould signed a five-year deal Monday, May 12, worth $15.5 million. Gould's agent, Brian Mackler, said, that it's the "richest deal for a kicker in NFL history. The $15.5 million includes performance incentives and a $4.25 million signing bonus.
Mon, 12 May 2008 13:45:09 -0700
The Chicago Sun-Times reports the Chicago Bears signed PK Robbie Gould to a five-year extension Monday, May 12. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Fri, 09 May 2008 10:13:51 -0700
Larry Mayer, of ChicagoBears.com, reports Minnesota Vikings WR Bernard Berrian attended the 134th running of the Kentucky Derby with Chicago Bears PK Robbie Gould. Berrian and Gould discussed the possibility of buying a race horse.
Fri, 09 May 2008 10:10:39 -0700
Larry Mayer, of ChicagoBears.com, reports Chicago Bears PK Robbie Gould attended the 134th running of the Kentucky Derby with a group of friends and family. Gould said it was the second time he has been to "The Run for the Roses." He also stated that it is a remarkable event and called it the Super Bowl of horse racing. Minnesota Vikings WR Bernard Berrian attended the event with Gould.
Wed, 07 May 2008 10:14:23 -0700
Larry Mayer, of ChicagoBears.com, reports Chicago Bears FB Jason McKie will host a bowling fundraiser Wednesday, May 14, that will benefit military personnel and their families. Bears WR Devin Hester, DL Adewale Ogunleye, QB Rex Grossman, PK Robbie Gould, WR Marty Booker, RB Adrian N. Peterson and TE Desmond Clark are all scheduled to participate.
Fri, 25 Apr 2008 12:13:57 -0700
Brad Biggs, of the Chicago Sun-Times, reports Chicago Bears PK Robbie Gould is the only kicker under contract with the team at the time.
Wed, 23 Apr 2008 12:53:49 -0700
The Associated Press reports Chicago Bears general manager Jerry Angelo said the team does not anticipate trading PK Robbie Gould and have not had any discussions with other teams. However, Angelo said if a trade became available that would make the team better, they would look to possibly trade.
Fri, 18 Apr 2008 14:35:09 -0700
Brad Biggs, of the Chicago Sun-Times, reports Chicago Bears PK Robbie Gould is skipping the team's offseason workout program. Gould has been trying to get a new contract and may be why he is skipping out.
Sun, 09 Mar 2008 16:03:30 -0700
Brad Biggs, of the Chicago Sun-Times, reports the Chicago Bears are laying the groundwork on a contract extension for PK Robbie Gould.
Sun, 25 Nov 2007 20:25:12 -0800
The Associated Press reports Chicago Bears PK Robbie Gould kicked a game-winning 39-yard field goal in overtime to give the Bears a 37-34 victory over the Denver Broncos Week 12. Gould was good on field goals from 24, 44 and 39 yards during the game.
Thu, 18 Jan 2007 07:59:49 -0800
Brad Biggs, of the Chicago Sun-Times, reports Chicago Bears PK Robbie Gould has been named to the 2006 All-NFL Team, as voted by Pro Football Weekly and the Pro Football Writers of America.
Tue, 16 Jan 2007 06:47:31 -0800
Larry Mayer, of ChicagoBears.com, reports Chicago Bears PK Robbie Gould's 49-yard, game-winning field goal in overtime last Sunday, Jan. 14, versus the Seattle Seahawks was the longest field goal in the franchise's playoff history. Former PK Kevin Butler, who notched a 46-yard field goal in 1988 versus the Philadelphia Eagles, held the previous record.
Mon, 08 Jan 2007 14:38:39 -0800
The Associated Press reports Chicago Bears PK Robbie Gould earned a berth on The Associated Press National Football League All-Pro team Monday, Jan. 8.
Tue, 02 Jan 2007 07:36:09 -0800
Larry Mayer, of ChicagoBears.com, reports Chicago Bears PK Robbie Gould fell two points shy of matching former PK Kevin Butler's team scoring record of 144 points set in 1985.
Tue, 19 Dec 2006 13:31:02 -0800
NFL.com reports Chicago Bears PK Robbie Gould was selected to the NFC Pro Bowl roster.
Mon, 09 Oct 2006 08:26:21 -0700
Larry Mayer, of ChicagoBears.com, reports Chicago Bears PK Robbie Gould connected on all four field goal attempts during Week 5 and has set a team record with 17 consecutive field goals to start the season. Former PK Kevin Butler held the previous record with 15 consecutive field goals set in 1995.
Tue, 26 Sep 2006 08:05:18 -0700
Larry Mayer, of ChicagoBears.com, reports Chicago Bears PK Robbie Gould has converted all 10 of his field goal attempts and currently leads the NFL in scoring with 37 points, but his primary objective is to remain flawless on field goal attempts this season. "Games in the NFL are decided by field goals, whether it's the first quarter or the fourth quarter," Gould said. "I just want to go out there every day and do my job."
Tue, 08 Aug 2006 20:10:36 -0700
K.C. Johnson, of the Chicago Tribune, reports Chicago Bears rookie PK Josh Huston is expected to challenge incumbent PK Robbie Gould for the team's place kicker job, but Huston feels he hasn't kicked well enough yet to do so. Gould is trying to improve his long-range kicking skills. Gould went just 3-for-8 from that distance last season, missing from 48 yards, 47 twice, 44 and 43. A penalty nullified his only attempt from 50-plus yards, a successful 52-yarder in the season finale against Minnesota. Gould feels the competition can only help him get better. "Robbie came from off the radar and is getting more consistent," special teams coach Dave Toub said. "And Josh is more than a camp leg. It's fun watching everything play out."
Wed, 28 Jun 2006 13:05:08 -0700
ChicagoBears.com reports Chicago Bears PK Robbie Gould said he is looking to improve his accuracy on field goals and get more height and distance on kickoffs.