The Insider: Kai Forbath


Posted at 10:47 AM ET, 11/06/2013

Redskins vs. Vikings: Five story lines to follow Thursday night

FIVE STORY LINES | The Redskins didn’t have much time to prep for Thursday night’s game vs. Vikings.

By Mike Jones  |  10:47 AM ET, 11/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alfred Morris, Josh Morgan, Kai Forbath, London Fletcher, Perry Riley, Redskins vs. Vikings, Robert Griffin III, story lines, Week 10

Posted at 07:02 AM ET, 11/06/2013

Kai Forbath moves on from Sunday’s blocked kicks

Redskins kicker says it’s not ‘something that I’m worried about that’s gonna continue to happen.’

By Mark Maske  |  07:02 AM ET, 11/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Kai Forbath, Redskins vs. Vikings, special teams

Posted at 08:15 PM ET, 11/03/2013

Kai Forbath miffed over blocked field goals

A pair of blocked field goals proved perplexing to placekicker Kai Forbath. The second-year kicker and coach Mike Shanahan both said they needed to go back and look at film to get an idea of what went wrong.

By Mike Jones  |  08:15 PM ET, 11/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Kai Forbath, Mike Shanahan, Redskins vs. Chargers, special teams, Week 9

Posted at 01:03 PM ET, 10/31/2013

Redskins install set of Arena League uprights for Kai Forbath

The Washington Redskins this week replaced one of their standard uprights on their practice fields with an Arena Football League pair.

By Mike Jones  |  01:03 PM ET, 10/31/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Kai Forbath, special teams

Posted at 01:12 PM ET, 10/10/2013

Forbath says he's fully healthy, kicking well in practice

Redskins kicker says his time off actually might have helped him.

By Mark Maske  |  01:12 PM ET, 10/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Injuries, Kai Forbath

Posted at 12:45 PM ET, 10/09/2013

Morris, Reed, Forbath practice fully for Redskins

Redskins coach Mike Shanahan said that running back Alfred Morris, place kicker Kai Forbath and tight end Jordan Reed all practiced fully after nursing various injuries.

By Mike Jones  |  12:45 PM ET, 10/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alfred Morris, brandon jenkins, Injuries, Jordan Reed, Kai Forbath, Logan Paulsen, Redskins vs. Cowboys

Posted at 04:03 PM ET, 10/07/2013

Kai Forbath 'feels good' and expects to kick Sunday

Redskins kicker Kai Forbath said that the strained groin that sidelined him for three games now "feels good," and that he expects to play Sunday against the Dallas Cowboys.

By Mike Jones  |  04:03 PM ET, 10/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Injuries, John Potter, Kai Forbath, special teams

Posted at 03:12 PM ET, 09/29/2013

Forbath and Reed out, Davis in for Redskins vs. Raiders

Rookie tight end Jordan Reed and starting place kicker Kai Forbath both will miss the Washington Redskins game against the Oakland Raiders. Meanwhile, tight end Fred Davis will play after missing the last game with a sprained ankle.

By Mike Jones  |  03:12 PM ET, 09/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  brandon jenkins, inactives, John Potter, Jordan Reed, Kai Forbath, Redskins vs. Raiders

Posted at 04:11 PM ET, 09/26/2013

Forbath, Reed, Jenkins remain sidelined with injuries

Redskins place kicker Kai Forbath, tight end Jordan Reed and linebacker Brandon Jenkins missed a second straight day of practice with injuries.

By Mike Jones  |  04:11 PM ET, 09/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  brandon jenkins, Fred Davis, Injuries, Jordan Reed, Kai Forbath

Posted at 05:51 PM ET, 09/25/2013

Jordan Reed misses Wednesday’s practice

Rookie tight end suffered a bruised thigh Sunday.

By Mark Maske  |  05:51 PM ET, 09/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brandon Meriweather, Fred Davis, Injuries, Jordan Reed, Kai Forbath, Leonard Hankerson, tight ends

Posted at 02:47 PM ET, 09/25/2013

Ryan Kerrigan says his knee injury not serious

Linebacker intends to practice fully Wednesday. Tight end Fred Davis and place kicker Kai Forbath say they’re hopeful of being available this weekend.

By Mark Maske  |  02:47 PM ET, 09/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Fred Davis, Injuries, Jordan Reed, Kai Forbath, outside linebackers, Redskins vs. Raiders, Ryan Kerrigan, tight ends

Posted at 03:47 PM ET, 09/23/2013

Kai Forbath hopeful for Redskins’ game at Oakland

Redskins place kicker Kai Forbath said his injured groin continues to heal, but isn’t yet 100 percent.

By Mike Jones  |  03:47 PM ET, 09/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  John Potter, Kai Forbath, special teams

Posted at 11:45 AM ET, 09/22/2013

Fred Davis, Kai Forbath inactive for Redskins

Brandon Meriweather is active. Logan Paulsen is scheduled to start for Davis at tight end.

By Mark Maske  |  11:45 AM ET, 09/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brandon Meriweather, Fred Davis, inactives, John Potter, Kai Forbath, Redskins vs. Lions, Week 3

Posted at 03:43 PM ET, 09/20/2013

Meriweather, Forbath still questionable for Redskins vs. Lions

Redskins strong safety Brandon Meriweather and place kicker Kai Forbath remain questionable for Sunday’s game against the Detroit Lions and will be evaluated Saturday before a decision on their status.

By Mike Jones  |  03:43 PM ET, 09/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brandon Meriweather, Injuries, Kai Forbath

Posted at 05:52 PM ET, 09/18/2013

Redskins might use two kickers against Lions

John Potter could be retained as a kickoff specialist while Kai Forbath might handle field goals if his groin injury heals sufficiently.

By Mark Maske  |  05:52 PM ET, 09/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brandon Meriweather, John Potter, Kai Forbath, Kedric Golston, Redskins vs. Lions, special teams, Week 3

Posted at 12:46 PM ET, 09/18/2013

Kai Forbath says his injured groin muscle is improving

But Redskins kicker won’t test his injury in practice until Friday.

By Mark Maske  |  12:46 PM ET, 09/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  John Potter, Kai Forbath, Redskins vs. Lions, special teams

Posted at 05:38 PM ET, 09/16/2013

Meriweather to be fined, not suspended, for helmet-to-helmet hit on Lacy [updated]

Safety Brandon Meriweather will be fined by the NFL but not suspended for his hit Sunday that knocked Green Bay Packers running back Eddie Lacy out of the game with a concussion.

By Mike Jones  |  05:38 PM ET, 09/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brandon Meriweather, Concussions, Fines, Injuries, injury updates, Kai Forbath, NFL safety, Redskins vs. Packers

Posted at 03:03 PM ET, 09/16/2013

At the podium: Shanahan says Redskins won’t bench Griffin for Cousins

Mike Shanahan is speaking with reporters a day after the 38-20 loss in Green Bay. Here’s a thread to discuss what he’s saying.

By Keith McMillan  |  03:03 PM ET, 09/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brandon Meriweather, Kai Forbath, Kirk Cousins, Mike Shanahan, news conferences, Robert Griffin III

Posted at 11:50 AM ET, 09/15/2013

PK Kai Forbath out for Redskins vs. Packers; Meriweather a go

Kicker Kai Forbath will not play for the Redskins as they take on Green Bay. Meanwhile, Brandon Meriweather makes his season debut.

By Mike Jones  |  11:50 AM ET, 09/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  inactives, Kai Forbath, special teams

Posted at 02:49 PM ET, 09/14/2013

Pat White released by Redskins

The quarterback is let go to make room on the roster for place kicker John Potter, who could be called on to fill in for the injured Kai Forbath on Sunday.

By Mark Maske  |  02:49 PM ET, 09/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  John Potter, Kai Forbath, Pat White, Redskins Roster, Roster

Posted at 12:17 PM ET, 09/14/2013

PK John Potter signed by Redskins as insurance for Kai Forbath

The Redskins add insurance in the wake of an injury suffered Friday by Forbath, who is listed as questionable for Sunday’s game vs. the Packers.

By Mike Jones  |  12:17 PM ET, 09/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Injuries, John Potter, Kai Forbath, place kickers, Redskins injuries, Redskins-Packers

Posted at 02:47 PM ET, 09/12/2013

Kai Forbath encouraged by kickoffs, puts missed field goal behind him

Kai Forbath said he knows exactly what happened on his missed field goal attempt Monday night, and is eager to prove that he can bounce back from it and make his next attempt.

By Mike Jones  |  02:47 PM ET, 09/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Kai Forbath, Redskins vs. Packers, special teams

Posted at 01:39 PM ET, 08/23/2013

Griffin, Fletcher and Forbath earn team honors

Teammates chose honorees, which were announced at the team's annual Welcome Home Luncheon on Friday.

By Mike Jones  |  01:39 PM ET, 08/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  awards, Kai Forbath, London Fletcher, Robert Griffin III

Posted at 01:48 PM ET, 07/31/2013

Kai Forbath looks to avoid sophomore jinx

Second-year kicker hopes to remain consistent and end the Redskins' kicking carousel

By Brandon Parker  |  01:48 PM ET, 07/31/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Kai Forbath, place kicker, special teams, Training camp

Posted at 07:03 PM ET, 12/23/2012

Kai Forbath sets NFL record with 17-for-17 start

First-year kicker Kai Forbath remained perfect on the year and set the NFL record for consecutive field goals made to start a career with a pair of kicks in the first half of Washington's win over the Eagles.

By Mike Jones  |  07:03 PM ET, 12/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Kai Forbath

Posted at 07:18 PM ET, 12/09/2012

Kai Forbath had a feeling game would come down to last-second field goal

The successful boot gave the Redskins their fourth consecutive victory and was Forbath's 14th straight field goal.

By Mike Jones  |  07:18 PM ET, 12/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Kai Forbath

Posted at 10:36 PM ET, 11/22/2012

Kai Forbath comes through again for Redskins

Kicker's late field goal seals win over Cowboys and leaves him 10 for 10 since being signed by Redskins.

By Mark Maske  |  10:36 PM ET, 11/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Cowboys, Kai Forbath

Posted at 10:20 PM ET, 10/14/2012

Kai Forbath makes 50-yarder in Redskins debut

The new place kicker had quite the debut for the Redskins, who signed him last Tuesday to replace a struggling Billy Cundiff.

By Mike Jones  |  10:20 PM ET, 10/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Kai Forbath, Redskins kickers

Posted at 12:51 PM ET, 10/12/2012

Redskins-Vikings: Five story lines to follow

The Redskins on Sunday host the 4-1 Minnesota Vikings and will try again to earn their first win at FedEx Field since Week 2 of the 2011 season.

By Mike Jones  |  12:51 PM ET, 10/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Five storylines, Kai Forbath, Kyle Shanahan, Redskins play calling, Redskins-Vikings, Robert Griffin III concussion

Posted at 01:25 PM ET, 10/10/2012

Kai Forbath hopes he’s the answer to the Redskins’ kicking woes

Newly signed kicker arrives for his first practice at Redskins Park.

By Mark Maske  |  01:25 PM ET, 10/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Kai Forbath, Redskins kickers

Posted at 02:24 PM ET, 10/09/2012

Redskins sign kicker Kai Forbath [updated]

Former UCLA kicker has never attempted a field goal in the NFL.

By Mike Jones  |  02:24 PM ET, 10/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Kai Forbath, Redskins kickers, Redskins roster moves

Posted at 02:24 PM ET, 10/09/2012

Redskins sign kicker Kai Forbath [updated]

Former UCLA kicker has never attempted a field goal in the NFL.

By Mike Jones  |  02:24 PM ET, 10/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Kai Forbath, Redskins kickers, Redskins roster moves