Stephen Gostkowski is in his 10th year with the Patriots, tied for the third-longest tenured active kicker with one team (Janikowski – 16, Gould – 11, Vinatieri – 10).
He has scored the most points per game among all active kickers (8.73).
He has led the NFL in scoring in each of the last three seasons (2012-14) and can become just the third NFL player to lead the league in scoring in at least four consecutive seasons, joining Don Hutson (1940-44) and Gino Cappelletti (1963-66).
Gostkowski also led the league in scoring in 2008, and can join Hutson and Cappelletti as the only players to lead the NFL in scoring five times.
- Patriots all-time leading scorer with 1,214 points
- Team record for most points in a season with 158 in 2013
- Team record for most field goals in a season with 38 in 2013
- Best field goal percentage in a season: .946 (35-of-37) in 2014
- Highest career field goal percentage: .871 (250-287)
- Most 50-yard field goals in team history: 14 (14-of-18, 77.7 pct.)
- Has scored at least one point in a franchise record 126 straight games
- Holds the NFL record for most consecutive kicking points after a touchdown, with 425
- Reached the 1,000 point benchmark faster than any other kicker in league history (119 games)
- Holds three of the top eight totals for most points by a kicker in a season in NFL history
- Tied for fifth-most field goals in a season in NFL history, with 38 in 2013
- Third-highest field goal percentage among NFL kickers all-time, and the highest among players who have attempted at least 150 field goals
He executed a successful onside kick in a victory vs. Cleveland in 2013, the second successful onside kick in team history (Cappelletti, 1964)
Has five career regular season game-winning kicks and one postseason game-winner
Check out photos of Patriots kicker Stephen Gostkowski through the years.