DENVER — He was awful. He was a disaster. He was the latest headache in an ongoing nightmare for the Titans …

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Until he wasn’t.

For a moment, at least.

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Stephen Gostkowski was 0-for-3 on field-goal attempts as Monday night’s game against the Denver Broncos entered its final moments. On attempts from 47, 44 and 42 yards away, he was wide right, wide left and had one blocked – the worst kind of hat trick.



a baseball player holding a bat on a field: Tennessee Titans kicker Stephen Gostkowski (3) is congratulated by long snapper Beau Brinkley (48) and offensive guard Rodger Saffold (76) and offensive tackle Ty Sambrailo (70) and offensive tackle Taylor Lewan (77) after kicking a field goal in the final seconds of the fourth quarter against the Denver Broncos at Empower Field at Mile High.


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Tennessee Titans kicker Stephen Gostkowski (3) is congratulated by long snapper Beau Brinkley (48) and offensive guard Rodger Saffold (76) and offensive tackle Ty Sambrailo (70) and offensive tackle Taylor Lewan (77) after kicking a field goal in the

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Tennessee Titans kicker Stephen Gostkowski (3) lines up his field goal attempt during the first half of an NFL football game against the Denver Broncos, Monday, Sept. 14, 2020, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

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Tennessee Titans kicker Stephen Gostkowski salvaged an otherwise forgettable night by making the game-winning field goal with 17 seconds left to secure a 16-14 win over the Denver Broncos on Monday Night Football

Gostkowski, who signed with the Titans in early September after 14 years with the New England Patriots, missed three field goals, one of which was blocked, and also missed an extra point before the last-minute heroics.

“It’s tough. It’s part of the position. It’s a very fickle position,” he told reporters. “It’s definitely an opportunity I didn’t deserve, but grateful that I got it for the team and the guys that went out there and busted their butt. I really put them in a tough spot.”

Gostkowski was reliable during his career with the Patriots, including six seasons where he played at last eight games and missed three or fewer field goals. Monday

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DENVER — He was awful. He was a disaster. He was the latest headache in an ongoing nightmare for the Titans …

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A conservative student group called College Republicans United at Arizona State University is raising money for the teen suspected of killing two people and injuring another at a protest in Kenosha, Wis., this week.

“Half of all funds collected this semester for Republicans United will be donated to 17-year-old Kyle Rittenhouse legal defense fund,” a tweet by the group said Thursday. “He does not deserve to have his entire life destroyed because of the actions of violent anarchists during a lawless riot.”

Kyle Rittenhouse, a 17-year-old from Illinois, has been accused of shooting and killing 26-year-old Anthony Huber

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