Rams kicker Zuerlein can't wait for Sunday against Packers

5 years 1 month 3 weeks ago Friday, October 19 2012 Oct 19, 2012 Friday, October 19, 2012 1:29:00 PM CDT October 19, 2012 in Football
By: Associated Press

ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Sunday afternoon can't come soon enough for St. Louis Rams kicker Greg Zuerlein.

The rookie made his first 15 field goal attempts this season, including a franchise-record 60-yarder, before missing three in a row last Sunday in a 17-14 loss at Miami.

Zuerlein, who failed to connect from 37, 52 and 66 yards, took blame for the defeat, saying that he simply, "didn't do my job and it cost us the game."

The week has gone by slowly for the high-energy Zuerlein, who can't wait to redeem himself against the Green Bay Packers.

The hottest kicker in the NFL has no reason to sulk. His string of 15 in a row to start his career fell one shy of the NFL record set by Garrett Hartley of New Orleans in 2008-09.

 

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