49ers K Robbie Gould Named NFC Special Team’s Player Of The Week

Dec 6, 2017, 12:00 AM | Updated: Jan 4, 2019, 11:21 am
CHICAGO, IL - DECEMBER 03: Robbie Gould #9 of the San Francisco 49ers celebrates kicking the game w...
(Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
(Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
CHICAGO, IL - DECEMBER 03: Robbie Gould #9 of the San Francisco 49ers celebrates kicking the game winning field goal as Marcus Cooper #31 of the Chicago Bears leaves the field at Soldier Field on December 3, 2017 in Chicago, Illinois. The 49ers defetaed the Bears 15-14.

(Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

After beating his former team in Chicago last week, San Francisco 49ers kicker Robbie Gould has been named the NFC Special Team’s Player of the Week.

In the 49ers 15-14 win over the Bears on Sunday, Gould kicked five field goals including the game winner with 9 seconds left on the clock.

The Bears released Gould after 11 years in Chicago just before the start of the 2016 season. Since then Chicago has been unable to find a consistent kicker, while Gould has been very consistent, going  26-for-28 on field goals for the 49ers this year.

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