Gostkowski, who will be placed on injured reserve, is expected to be ready for the 2020 season, the source told Schefter.
the patriots, meanwhile, had a handful of kickers in for workouts Wednesday.
Gostkowski, 35, who has been the patriots’ kicker since 2006, missed four extra points in the team’s 4-0 start. He was 7-of-8 on field goal attempts.
This will mark the first time since 2010 that the Patriots have had a kicker other than Gostkowski. That was the season Gostkowski landed on injured reserve due to a thigh injury and the team signed veteran Shayne Graham to fill the void.