Robbie Gould was named NFC Special Teams Player of the Week, becoming the third 49ers kicker to win the honor twice in the same season.
Gould, 35, a 13-year NFL veteran, was recognized for the honor for second time in three weeks. He connected on all six of his field-goal attempts, including the game-winner from 45 yards as time expired, in the 49ers’ 25-23 victory over the Tennessee Titans on Sunday at Levi’s Stadium.
On Dec. 3, Gould made five field goals in the 49ers' 15-14 victory over the Chicago Bears, his former team, to win the award for the first time this season.
Gould joins David Akers (2011) and Phil Dawson (2013) as the only 49ers to win Special Teams Player of the Week twice in one season.
On Tuesday, Gould was named as an alternate for the NFC Pro Bowl team behind Greg Zuerlein of the NFC West-leading Los Angeles Rams. Zuerlein is 38 of 40 on the season, including six of seven on field-goal attempts from 50 yards or more.
Gould is 36 of 38 on field-goal attempts this season, setting a career-high in made field goals. It is the second-highest mark in franchise history. Akers made 44 field goals in 2011.
Gould’s list of accomplishments this season include:
--His six field goals Sunday were a career-high and tie the franchise record with Ray Wersching (Oct. 16, 1983, at New Orleans) and Jeff Wilkins (Sept. 29, 1996, vs. Atlanta).
--Gould has made 15 field goals over the past three games, the most over a three-game span in NFL history, according to the Elias Sports Bureau.
--He has made five or more field goals in three games this season. He joins Minnesota’s Rich Karlis (1989) as the only players in NFL history to make five or more kicks in three different games in a single season.
--Gould has made 20 consecutive field-goal attempts, the second-longest streak in franchise history. In 2013, Dawson made 27 straight attempts. --He made a 50-yard field goal in the third quarter against Tennessee and is 4-for-4 on attempts of 50 yards or more this season. Gould’s career accuracy is 77.1 percent on attempts of 50-plus yards. He ranks second all-time in NFL history behind Matt Prater (78.2).