PITTSBURGH — The Steelers are Staying using kicker Chris Boswell for Sunday’s matchup with the New England Patriots, according to a source.

The Steelers kept veteran kicker Kai Forbath in town immediately following his Wednesday tryout, but Boswell performed well during Thursday’s practice.

Boswell has missed 11 kicks on the year — 10 of 16 on field goals, 39 of 44 on extra points — including two key misses in Sunday’s loss to Oakland. Boswell slipped onto the Oakland Coliseum turf when coming to a.

Because he was signed by the team off a tryout in 2015, including for a year’s 13-3 team However, Boswell had been .

Center Maurkice Pouncey explained the team hollering after Boswell’s makes in Thursday’s practice was a method of supporting a valued team mate. Boswell reported he planned to recover his confidence by focusing on the work.

Asked about Boswell’s practice, special teams coach Danny Smith reminded that Boswell is just really a Pro Bowl kicker. Quality kicking may be your anticipation.


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