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Bears' Gould backtracks on extension rant

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Robbie Gould backed off his demands for a contract extension but said he will definitely be playing this season with a chip on his shoulder.

JOE LEWNARD | Staff Photographer

Only three other kickers in NFL history have made a higher percentage of field goals than the Bears' Robbie Gould.

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Bears kicker Robbie Gould will make $2.425 million this season plus a $500,000 roster bonus.

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After voicing his disapproval over the team's intention not to negotiate any new contrcats during the season and saying G.M. Phil Emery would have to pay double after the season to keep him, Bears kicker Robbie Gould said he'd be happy to play the remainder of his career with the team. But he knows that's not always how things work out.
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    • Robbie Gould backed off his demands for a contract extension but said he will definitely be playing this season with a chip on his shoulder.
    •  Only three other kickers in NFL history have made a higher percentage of field goals than the Bears’ Robbie Gould.
    •  Bears kicker Robbie Gould will make $2.425 million this season plus a $500,000 roster bonus.
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