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Greg Zuerlein | Place Kicker | #4

Team: Los Angeles Rams
Age / DOB:  (30) / 12/27/1987
Ht / Wt:  6'0' / 191
College: Missouri Western State
Drafted: 2012 / Rd. 6 (171) / LAR
Contract: view contract details

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Rams placed K Greg Zuerlein (back) on injured reserve, ending his season.
He'll have surgery to repair a herniated disc on Thursday. A first-time Pro Bowler, Zuerlein has been the top kicker in both real life and fantasy this year, leading the league in field goals (38) and extra points (44). He's also second in percentage (95.0) behind Graham Gano (96.2). Sam Ficken was signed in the corresponding move. Wed, Dec 20, 2017 06:43:00 PM

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Rams K Greg Zuerlein's seven field goal performance against the Cowboys in Week 4 was just the eighth in NFL history.

Zuerlein was the first kicker to drain seven field goals since Cairo Santos in 2015. Five of the seven-FG performances have come since 2003. Freed from Jeff Fisher's anti-offense, Zuerlein has 16 more fantasy points than any other kicker this season. The Rams' schedule is about to get tougher, but Sean McVay has made Zuerlein relevant.
Tue, Oct 3, 2017 07:20:00 PM

Rams re-signed K Greg Zuerlein to a three-year, $6.75 million contract.

Initially known for his big leg, Zuerlein has been known more for his inaccuracy in recent years, though he did rebound to an 86.4 field goal percentage in 2016. It was on just 22 kicks, however. Zuerlein was one of the worst kickers in the league in 2015. If his deal has any guaranteed money, it's almost certainly not beyond 2017.
Tue, Mar 14, 2017 02:32:00 PM

Rams re-signed K Greg Zuerlein to a one-year, $1.25 million contract.

Zuerlein was one of the worst kickers in the league last year, converting 66.7% percent of his field goals. He has the range to hit 50-plus yarders, but struggles with accuracy. Zuerlein will need to hold off competition to keep his job.
Fri, Apr 15, 2016 05:56:00 PM

Rams coach Jeff Fisher expects competition at kicker if free agent Greg Zuerlein is re-signed for 2016.

Zuerlein was woeful in 2015, making just 20-of-30 field goals. For his career, he's now a 78.6 percent kicker, which is below the generally-accepted "acceptable" threshold of 80. Zuerlein has one of the league's biggest legs, but it's gotten progressively shakier throughout his four-year career.
Thu, Jan 7, 2016 08:57:00 PM

Rams K Greg Zuerlein (illness) sat out Tuesday's practice.

He's dealing with an illness but should be fine for Sunday's game against the Seahawks. Zuerlein missed two games earlier this year with a groin injury.
Tue, Dec 22, 2015 06:09:00 PM

Rams K Greg Zuerlein (groin) has resumed practicing in full.

Barring a setback, Zuerlein will be back following a two-week absence. Fill-in Zach Hocker will likely be cut or sent to injured reserve on Friday. Hocker has a thigh injury.
Thu, Dec 10, 2015 06:07:00 PM

Rams declared K Greg Zuerlein (groin) inactive for Week 13 against the Cardinals.

RT Rob Havenstein is back in the lineup. Also inactive for the Rams are CB Trumaine Johnson, QB Sean Mannion, OT Andrew Donnal, C Brian Folkerts, DT Ethan Westbrooks and DE Robert Quinn.
Sun, Dec 6, 2015 11:35:00 AM

Rams K Greg Zuerlein (groin) is listed as doubtful for Week 13.

Zach Hocker will replace Zuerlein as the Rams' kicker versus Arizona.
Fri, Dec 4, 2015 03:17:00 PM

Rams K Greg Zuerlein (groin) has yet to resume practicing.

Zuerlein appears poised to miss his second straight game. Zach Hocker is filling in.
Thu, Dec 3, 2015 05:51:00 PM

Rams K Greg Zuerlein (groin) was limited in Friday's practice and is listed as questionable for Week 12.

He must have suffered an injury during Friday's session, because Zuerlein wasn't on the injury report Wednesday or Thursday. The Rams will have to sign a kicker before Sunday if it's determined that Zuerlein can't kick.
Fri, Nov 27, 2015 04:28:00 PM

Rams K Greg Zuerlein missed a 38-yard field goal and mishit a kickoff that was returned for a 99-yard score in Sunday's Week 8 loss to the Chiefs.

"Greg the Leg" or "Young GZ" is no longer a thing. He's made just five of his last 14 tries from 50+ and is just 44-of-57 (77.2 percent) since Week 6 of the 2012 season. Fantasy owners need to find more reliable options in better offenses.
Mon, Oct 27, 2014 11:10:00 AM

Rams K Greg Zuerlein now has two game-winning field goals in his two-year career.

Fantasy owners were sleeping on Zuerlein a little bit thanks to an inconsistent end to his rookie campaign. He still kicks in a dome, has perhaps the strongest leg in the league and the Rams' new spread offense is going to move the ball. Zuerlein went 4-of-4 on field goals Sunday, including the winner from 48 yards out to break a 24-24 tie. He'll be a solid fantasy option at Atlanta in Week 2.
Mon, Sep 9, 2013 12:48:00 PM

Rams K Greg Zuerlein missed eight of his final 16 field goal attempts in 2012.

"Greg The Leg" took the league by storm early on in his rookie season, making his first 15 attempts -- including five from 50-plus. But he cooled off after that and ended up losing a Pro Bowl berth to Vikings rookie Blair Walsh. "Confidence is really big in kicking," Zuerlein said. "And any time you miss a field goal your confidence kind of gets shaken a little bit. But it's just something that you learn from and just keep moving forward."
Wed, Jan 2, 2013 10:53:00 AM

Rams K Greg Zuerlein made two field goals from 50-plus yards out in the Rams' Week 13 overtime win over the 49ers.

This should snap Legatron out of his mini-slump. His 53-yarder sent the game into overtime and he then converted a 54-yard blast with ease to win the game. He's now 7-of-11 on field goals from 50-plus yards out and 21-of-27 overall. Zuerlein will be facing much more difficult conditions in Buffalo next week.
Mon, Dec 3, 2012 10:48:00 AM

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