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Chris Boswell
K #9
Height:
6-2
Weight:
185
Age:
26
College:
Rice
Hometown:
Forth Worth, TX
Experience:
3

Quick Stats (2016):

FGA
25
FGM
21
PCT
84
LNG
49
Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesOverall FGsOverall FgsPATKickoffs
GGSBlkLngFG AttFGMPctXP AttXPMPctBlkKOAvgTBRetAvg
TOTAL 1 51 57 50 87.7 63 62 98.4 0 154 63.4 75 73 23.3
2016 PIT 15 0 1 49 25 21 84 36 36 100 0 80 63.1 49 26 24.6
2015 PIT 12 0 0 51 32 29 90.6 27 26 96.3 0 74 63.7 26 47 22.6
Recent Games
WKOppResultOverall FGsPATKickoffs
BlkLngFG AttFGMPctXP AttXPMPctBlkKOAvgTBRetAvg
1 @WAS W 38-16 0 46 1 1 100 5 5 100 0 7 66 6 1 --
2 CIN W 24-16 0 49 1 1 100 3 3 100 0 5 65 5 0 --
3 @PHI L 3-34 1 40 2 1 50 0 0 -- 0 2 65 1 1 --
4 KC W 43-14 0 0 0 0 -- 5 5 100 0 7 68 2 5 --
5 NYJ W 31-13 0 47 1 1 100 4 4 100 0 6 65.8 5 1 --
6 @MIA L 15-30 0 0 0 0 -- 1 1 100 0 3 47.3 2 0 --
7 NE L 16-27 0 46 5 3 60 1 1 100 0 5 62.4 4 1 --
9 @BAL L 14-21 0 0 0 0 -- 2 2 100 0 3 42.7 1 1 --
10 DAL L 30-35 0 39 3 2 66.7 0 0 -- 0 7 64.7 5 1 --
11 @CLE W 24-9 0 33 3 3 100 1 1 100 0 5 62.8 3 2 --
12 @IND W 28-7 0 0 0 0 -- 4 4 100 0 5 66.4 3 2 --
13 NYG W 24-14 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
14 @BUF W 27-20 0 39 2 2 100 3 3 100 0 6 65 3 3 --
15 @CIN W 24-20 0 49 6 6 100 0 0 -- 0 8 63 3 5 --
16 BAL W 31-27 0 36 1 1 100 4 4 100 0 6 58.7 3 1 --
17 CLE W 27-24 0 0 0 0 -- 3 3 100 0 5 66.8 3 2 --

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Biography

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

  • Named AFC Special Teams Player of the Month (December/January) and AFC Special Teams Player of the Week (Week 6) during the 2015 season.
  • Set a Steelers’ record for the most field goals made by a rookie/first-year player in a single regular season with 29 in 2015.
  • Set the team record for most points (113) by a rookie/first-year player in a single regular season in 2015.
  • His 90.6 field goal percentage in 2015 ranks first among rookie/first-year players in team history (min. 10 attempts) in a single season.
  • Tied a team record for the most field goals in a single postseason (7) in 2015.

PRO (27-0/5-0): Signed with the Steelers on October 3, 2015…released by the N.Y. Giants on September 5, 2015…signed by the Giants\ on September 2, 2015…released by the Giants on August 16, 2015…signed by the Giants on January 7, 2015…released from the Houston Texans’ practice squad on September 30, 2014…added to the Texans’ practice squad on September 24, 2014…released by the Texans on August 30, 2014…originally signed with the Texans as an undrafted rookie agent on May 16, 2014.

2016 (15-0/3-0): Inactive due to an abdominal injury 12/4 vs. N.Y. Giants.

  • 9/12 at Washington: Converted on his only attempt of the game, 46 yards, which marked his 30th career made field goal in his career.
  • 9/18 vs. Cincinnati: Connected on a season-long 49-yard attempt in the second quarter.
  • 12/18 at Cincinnati: Tied the franchise record for the most field goals made in a single game with six (Jeff Reed: 12/1/02 and Gary Anderson 10/23/88)…set the franchise record for most field goals made from 40 yards or longer in a single game (5)…since 1960, his five made field goals from 40 yards or longer are tied for the most in a single game in NFL history (Mason Crosby, 11/22/15).
  • 12/25 vs. Baltimore: Increasing his career field goals made total to 50 to become the ninth player in Steelers history with at least 50 field goals made.
  • AFC Divisional Playoff 1/15 at Kansas City: Set the NFL and Steelers’ record for most field goals made in a single postseason game (6)…has made 14 career field goals in the postseason, which are the fourth-most made field goals in Steelers’ playoff history…became the first Steeler to record multiple games with at least four made field goals during the postseason.
  • AFC Championship Game 1/22 at New England: Became the first player in NFL postseason history to covert each of his first 15 field goal attempts…his 15 made field goals are the second-most in Steelers’ postseason history.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

  • Named AFC Special Teams Player of the Month (December/January) and AFC Special Teams Player of the Week (Week 6) during the 2015 season.
  • Set a Steelers’ record for the most field goals made by a rookie/first-year player in a single regular season with 29 in 2015.
  • Set the team record for most points (113) by a rookie/first-year player in a single regular season in 2015.
  • His 90.6 field goal percentage in 2015 ranks first among rookie/first-year players in team history (min. 10 attempts) in a single season.
  • Tied a team record for the most field goals in a single postseason (7) in 2015.

PRO (27-0/5-0): Signed with the Steelers on October 3, 2015…released by the N.Y. Giants on September 5, 2015…signed by the Giants\ on September 2, 2015…released by the Giants on August 16, 2015…signed by the Giants on January 7, 2015…released from the Houston Texans’ practice squad on September 30, 2014…added to the Texans’ practice squad on September 24, 2014…released by the Texans on August 30, 2014…originally signed with the Texans as an undrafted rookie agent on May 16, 2014.

2016 (15-0/3-0): Inactive due to an abdominal injury 12/4 vs. N.Y. Giants.

  • 9/12 at Washington: Converted on his only attempt of the game, 46 yards, which marked his 30th career made field goal in his career.
  • 9/18 vs. Cincinnati: Connected on a season-long 49-yard attempt in the second quarter.
  • 12/18 at Cincinnati: Tied the franchise record for the most field goals made in a single game with six (Jeff Reed: 12/1/02 and Gary Anderson 10/23/88)…set the franchise record for most field goals made from 40 yards or longer in a single game (5)…since 1960, his five made field goals from 40 yards or longer are tied for the most in a single game in NFL history (Mason Crosby, 11/22/15).
  • 12/25 vs. Baltimore: Increasing his career field goals made total to 50 to become the ninth player in Steelers history with at least 50 field goals made.
  • AFC Divisional Playoff 1/15 at Kansas City: Set the NFL and Steelers’ record for most field goals made in a single postseason game (6)…has made 14 career field goals in the postseason, which are the fourth-most made field goals in Steelers’ playoff history…became the first Steeler to record multiple games with at least four made field goals during the postseason.
  • AFC Championship Game 1/22 at New England: Became the first player in NFL postseason history to covert each of his first 15 field goal attempts…his 15 made field goals are the second-most in Steelers’ postseason history.

    2015 (12-0/2-0) (PIT): Converted 29-of-32 FGs (90.6%) and 26-of-27 PATs for a total of 113 points…his 29 field goals are tied for the fifth-most field goals made in a single regular season in team history…his 90.6 field goal percentage is tied for fourth on the team’s all-time single regular season field goal percentage list…recorded two special teams tackles (one, 11/29 at Seattle and 12/6 vs. Indianapolis) during the regular season…became the second player in team history (Gary Anderson, 1989) to record multiple three field goal games in a single postseason…signed with the Steelers on October 3, 2015.

    • 10/12 at San Diego: Made his NFL debut…connected on a 47-yarder for his only attempt of the game.
    • 10/18 vs. Arizona: Named AFC Special Teams Player of the Week…made all four of his field goal attempts (47, 48, 51 and 28)…his 51-yarder was a career long…became the first Steelers kicker since Shaun Suisham to make four field goals in a game (10/20/13 vs. Baltimore).
    • 11/8 vs. Oakland: Connected on three-of-four field goals, including a game-winning 18-yarder with two seconds remaining in the game…marked his first career game-winning kick.
    • 12/6 vs. Indianapolis: Converted three-of-four attempts…tied his career long with a 51-yard make.
    • 12/13 at Cincinnati: Made all four attempts (42, 47, 45 and 31), matching a single-game career high in made field goals.
    • 12/20 vs. Denver: Totaled at least 10 points for the sixth straight game, tying a franchise record held by Gary Anderson (1985).
    • 1/3 at Cleveland: Became the seventh kicker in team history to record 110 points in a single season.
    • AFC Wild Card Game 1/9 at Cincinnati: Made his postseason debut and converted all four attempts (39, 30, 34 and 35)…kicked a game-winning 35-yarder with 14 seconds remaining in the game…tied a Steelers’ postseason record for most field goals made in a game…set the record for the most field goals made by a rookie/first-year player in a playoff game…became the sixth kicker in team history to record at least 10 points in a playoff game.
    • AFC Divisional Playoff 1/17 at Denver: Converted all three attempts (43, 28 and 47)…became the sixth kicker in team history to reach 20 points in a single postseason and the ninth rookie/first-year kicker in NFL history to accomplish that feat…his seven field goals made in a single postseason are tied for the most in a single postseason in Steelers’ history and are the second-most in NFL history by a rookie/first-year player…his 22 postseason points are the ninth-most in NFL history by a rookie/first-year kicker.

    2014 (0-0) (HOU): Spent one week (Week 3) on the Texans’ practice squad.

    COLLEGE: Saw action in 51 games for Rice (2010-13), both as a kicker and punter…finished his career 65-of-88 on field goals and 164-172 on PATs for a total of 359 points…his 65 field goals and 164 PATs are both school records…his 65 career field goals were also the third-most in Conference USA history at the time…added 16 punts for 647 yards (40.4 avg.)…in 2013, was selected to play in the Senior Bowl, and he was named Conference USA Special Teams Player of the Week three times…set school single-season records for field goals (23) and points (114) in 2012…in 2011, was named first-team All-Conference USA by Rivals.com, second-team by Phil Steele and was an honorable mention selection by Conference USA coaches…earned All-Freshman honors from league coaches in 2010…majored in kinesiology.

    PERSONAL: Attended Fossil Ridge High School (Forth Worth, Texas)...was a four-time, All-District 5-5A selection…converted on 39-of-43 field goals in his career and was perfect on 172 career PAT attempts...named AP All-State first team and to the Texas Sportswriters Association Class 5A All-State second team as a senior...selected to play in the 2009 US Army All-American Bowl in San Antonio…also played baseball and soccer…son of Rick and Dawn Boswell…Full name: Christopher Lynn Boswell.