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Patriots waive Kai Forbath, 4th kicker of season

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The New England Patriots are reportedly moving on from kicker Kai Forbath after less than a week with the team.

Albert Huggins has a new National Football League home, according to an ESPN report. The move comes a day after the veteran missed an extra point in a 28-22 loss to the Texans.

There is no doubt that New England coach Bill Belichick has minimal patience to make mistakes in the kicking game.

In addition, the team claimed DT Albert Huggins for the Eagles exemptions. Folk has been effective in his limited time in New England, but has limited range. Folk was 7-for-9 with the Patriots and he'll likely make a return to the team at some point this season. Mike Nugent additionally kicked for New England earlier this season after Stephen Gostkowski was positioned on injured reserve with a hip harm, however he transformed simply 5 of eight discipline objective makes an attempt. The 5-foot-11, 197-pounder converted one field goal and one-of-two extra-points attempts at Houston on Sunday.

The Patriots are expected to re-sign Folk, but that is not necessarily a fact due to Folk's struggles this season.

The New England Patriots don't have a kicker or an open roster spot as of Tuesday morning, so we should expect a couple moves before Sunday's much-anticipated Week 14 matchup against the Kansas City Chiefs at Gillette Stadium. The 6-foot-3, 304 pound defensive lineman out of Clemson University was waived by Philadelphia just two days ago. He initially signed with the Houston Texans before jumping to the Eagles, where he played in four games after starting on the practice squad.

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