Koetter noncommittal on Folk's future with team after 3-miss game

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Kim Klement / USA TODAY Sports

Roberto Aguayo may not be the only kicker let go by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers this season.

After Nick Folk missed three crucial field goals in the Buccaneers' 19-14 loss to the New England Patriots on Thursday, head coach Dirk Koetter told reporters that he and general manager Jason Licht briefly discussed the struggling kicker and that the pair will continue to do so as the week goes on.

"That'll be something that will be forthcoming," Koetter said about Folk's future with the team, according to ESPN's Jenna Laine. "We don't want to make any rash decisions."

Folk, who also missed two kicks the week before, failed to convert from 56, 49 and 31 yards out against the Patriots, essentially costing the Buccaneers a win.

"I left points out there. We should have won the game 20-19," Folk told reporters after the loss. "This one's on me."

Folk had been brought in during the offseason to compete with former second-round pick Aguayo for the team's starting kicker job. After out-dueling Aguayo in the preseason, Folk may have done himself in after struggling early this season.

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