The Recent England Patriots desire a brand new kicker yet all all over again.
NFL Community Insider Ian Rapoport reported Thursday that outmoded kicker Gash Folks no longer too lengthy prior to now had an appendectomy that will knock him out for this week’s sport against the Houston Texans, per a source told of the scenario.
Mike Petraglia of CLNS Media first reported the guidelines.
Folks underwent a minimally invasive model of the appendectomy, so his restoration must be quick, per Rapoport. He could possibly most efficient omit one sport.
In the interim, the Patriots will need one more kicker for this weekend, their fourth various booter in 2019. Folks replaced Mike Nugent, who replaced Stephen Gostkowski, who went on injured reserve.
It’s unclear on Thanksgiving the Pats’ opinion for this weekend. The Atlanta Falcons no longer too lengthy prior to now poached Younghoe Koo off Recent England’s note squad.
Folks has made seven of 9 field-purpose attempts, with a lengthy of 44 yards, and all three PATs in three games with Recent England this season.