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Caleb Sturgis | Place Kicker | #6

Team: Philadelphia Eagles
Age / DOB:  (28) / 8/9/1989
Ht / Wt:  5'9' / 192
College: Florida
Drafted: 2013 / Rd. 5 (166) / MIA
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Eagles placed K Caleb Sturgis (quad) on injured reserve.
NFL.com's Ian Rapoport reports Sturgis will be a candidate for return, but he'll be out at least eight weeks. If Jake Elliott performs well in Sturgis' absence, the Eagles may not bother activating him. Sturgis was one of the league's better kickers in 2016, but the Eagles could end up with bigger I.R./return fish to fry. Sep 12 - 1:17 PM

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NFL Network's Ian Rapoport reports Eagles K Caleb Sturgis will "miss several weeks with a quad strain in his plant leg."

It is unlikely the Eagles will burn a roster spot on a kicker if he is going to miss multiple games, so it is possible he is sent to injured reserve with the intent to bring him back later in the season. Philly will work out kickers this week.
Sep 11 - 12:55 PM

Eagles coach Doug Pederson is not sure Caleb Sturgis (hip) will be able to play Week 2.

The Eagles will work out kickers this week just in case. Sturgis converted all three of his attempts and was 1-for-2 on extra points in the opener.
Sep 11 - 12:13 PM

Eagles signed K Caleb Sturgis to a one-year extension through 2017.

Sturgis, despite suffering a concussion in the preseason, beat out Cody Parkey for the job. He made 18-of-22 field goals and 35-of-37 extra points in 2015.
Wed, Sep 7, 2016 09:04:00 AM

Eagles K Caleb Sturgis (concussion) returned to practice Monday.

Sturgis suffered a concussion after getting hit in the head by a ball during warmups before last week's preseason game. Now healthy, he will resume his competition with Cody Parkey.
Mon, Aug 22, 2016 01:07:00 PM

Eagles K Caleb Sturgis will miss Thursday's preseason game after suffering a concussion in warmups.

Sturgis wasn't wearing a helmet and got blindsided by a ball. It's noteworthy because Sturgis is battling Cody Parkey for the starting job. His injury could decide the competition.
Thu, Aug 18, 2016 07:04:00 PM

Caleb Sturgis appears to have a "little edge" over Cody Parkey for the Eagles' starting kicker job, according to CSN Philly's Dave Zangaro.

Parkey enjoyed a strong rookie year in 2014 but a groin injury limited him to just three games last season. Sturgis converted 18-of-22 field goals in his absence and it appears he'll open camp as the favorite for the starting job. "That's a great battle going on right there," said head coach Doug Pederson. "Not making any decisions today on that spot, but I like what I've seen out of both of them."
Source: CSN Philly
Sun, Jun 12, 2016 09:42:00 AM

Eagles signed K Caleb Sturgis, formerly of the Dolphins.

Cody Parkey (groin) is headed to injured reserve. Sturgis has a big leg, but is just a 77.5 percent career field goal kicker. Typically 80 percent is considered the "acceptable" threshold. With the Eagles' offense off to a slow start, Sturgis isn't necessarily a plug-and-play replacement for Parkey.
Mon, Sep 28, 2015 05:15:00 PM

Saints will work out former Dolphins K Caleb Sturgis on Tuesday.

Sturgis joins Nick Novak and perhaps other at the Saints' tryout. It appears Zach Hocker's days in New Orleans are numbered.
Source: ESPN
Tue, Sep 8, 2015 11:18:00 AM

Dolphins waived K Caleb Sturgis.

A 2013 fifth-round pick, Strugis lost out to undrafted rookie Andrew Franks. Sturgis made just 55-of-71 (77.5%) of his field goal attempts over the last two seasons, including a 20-of-33 (60.6%) mark from 40 yards or more.
Sat, Sep 5, 2015 03:51:00 PM

Dolphins K Caleb Sturgis (quad) was a full participant for the start of training camp.

Sturgis suffered the left quad injury at a team-organized kickball event in late May or early June. After missing eight field goals last year, Sturgis is on the spot in training camp, facing competition from Andrew Franks.
Thu, Jul 30, 2015 09:55:00 AM

Dolphins K Caleb Sturgis suffered his left quad injury in a "team-organized kickball event."

Sturgis is out for the remainder of OTAs, and questionable for training camp. Already in grave danger of getting cut, Sturgis will have no shot at keeping his job if he's not ready when the Dolphins report late next month.
Thu, Jun 4, 2015 05:39:00 PM

Dolphins K Caleb Sturgis (quad) may not be ready for training camp.

NFL kickers need to stay healthy and make kicks or they'll be replaced. Sturgis has done neither, previously battling a groin issue and missing 16-of-71 field goals through two NFL seasons. Andrew Franks is currently the only other kicker on the Dolphins' roster, but they're expected to add a veteran shortly.
Tue, Jun 2, 2015 08:17:00 AM

Dolphins K Caleb Sturgis is not participating in OTAs due to a quadriceps injury, and will miss the rest of the offseason program.

The severity of the injury, which is to Sturgis' plant leg, is currently being evaluated. Sturgis' grip on the starting job was already considered shaky after missing 16-of-71 field goals in his two NFL seasons.
Mon, Jun 1, 2015 12:38:00 PM

Dolphins K Caleb Sturgis may be in danger of losing his job to futures signee Zach Hocker.

Taken in the fifth round of the 2013 draft during the final year of the Jeff Ireland regime, Sturgis has missed 16 of his 71 field goal attempts through two seasons. He's no better than a league-average kicker. Hocker was drafted in the seventh round by the Redskins last year and costs less money.
Mon, Feb 23, 2015 05:28:00 PM

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