Robbie Gould wins Ed Block Courage Award

Veteran kicker Robbie Gould will be honored as the Chicago Bears' Ed Block Courage Award recipient at a luncheon on Tuesday at Maryville Academy in Des Plaines, Illinois.

The Ed Block Courage Award honors NFL players on all 32 teams who symbolize professionalism, great strength, dedication, sportsmanship and courage. The Ed Block Courage Award foundation is dedicated to improving the lives of abused, neglected and at-risk children and ending the cycle of abuse.

The longest tenured player on the Bears roster, Gould scored 127 points in 2015, connecting on 33-of-39 field goal and 28-of-29 PAT attempts. During last season, Gould set franchise career marks for points scored (1,207), field goals made (276) and field goals made from 50 yards or longer (23).

Gould also holds the franchise record for field goal percentage (85.4 percent) and longest field goal made (58 yards).

Gould is the ninth-most accurate kicker in NFL history. He is the third most accurate kicker in league history from 50 yards or longer (74.2 percent).

Previous winners of the Ed Block Courage Award include: Matt Slauson (2014 season), Patrick Mannelly (2013), Nick Roach (2012), Brian Urlacher (2011) and Anthony Adams (2010).