Fantasy Player Projections

 
Kickers
RankTeamPlayerProjectionOpponent
1giantsLawrence Tynes

Lawrence Tynes

3 PATs, 3 FGs

Tynes is one of a dozen kickers with 20-plus points after two weeks. The scoring frenzy can’t continue, can it? It could for Tynes, who kicks for a Giants team ranked second in the league in total yards.

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249ersDavid Akers

David Akers

3 PATs, 3 FGs

Another week, another double-digit fantasy output by Akers. He now has five field goals and six extra points and he has yet to miss a kick, as he remains the top fantasy kicker in the game.

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3falconsMatt Bryant

Matt Bryant

3 PATs, 3 FGs

Only Ravens kicker Justin Tucker has more fantasy points at the position than Bryant, who is a league co-leader in both made field goals (six) and extra points (seven).

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4coltsAdam Vinatieri

Adam Vinatieri

2 PATs, 3 FGs

Vinatieri gets to face a Jaguars team that has allowed 23 points to opposing kickers this season. Consider this game his reward for nailing a 53-yarder to beat Minnesota last week.

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5saintsGarrett Hartley

Garrett Hartley

4 PATs, 2 FGs

That's three field goals and six extra points for Hartley in the first two weeks. He's back from injury and worth starting in all leagues.

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6panthersJustin Medlock

Justin Medlock

3 PATs, 2 FGs

Where's the love? One field goal attempt in two games? This week Carolina will stall at least a couple of times in New York territory, giving Medlock his first real opportunity to prove his worth to fantasy owners.

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7redskinsBilly Cundiff

Billy Cundiff

3 PATs, 2 FGs

Week 1's hottest kicker went cold in Week 2, missing his only attempt. The Redskins are the league's top-scoring offense and should give Cundiff a chance to bounce back against Cincinnati's 30th-ranked defense.

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8bearsRobbie Gould

Robbie Gould

3 PATs, 2 FGs

After a Week 1 offensive explosion, the Bears were pulled back a bit in Week 2, which cut Gould's fantasy scoring opportunities in half. He's a decent fantasy option in Week 3, as he has been perfect on all of his kicks thus far (3-for-3 on field goals, 6-for-6 on extra points).

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9eaglesAlex Henery

Alex Henery

3 PATs, 2 FGs

The second-year kicker has just two field goals this season, but he should be able to at least duplicate that against an Arizona team that bends but doesn't break.

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10steelersShaun Suisham

Shaun Suisham

3 PATs, 2 FGs

Suisham has been reliable, if not spectacular, in his first two games this season. He has two field goals in each game, but he kicked three extra points in Week 2 against the Jets. The Steelers should have an easier time moving the ball against the Raiders, so consider starting him again.

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11buccaneersConnor Barth

Connor Barth

2 PATs, 2 FGs

Barth has scored 10 points in both contests for Tampa Bay, having made all five of his field goal attempts. That’s a far cry from how he finished the 2011 season, with 11 points over the last four games combined, including a one-point game against Dallas in Week 15.

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12texansShayne Graham

Shayne Graham

2 PATs, 2 FGs

This could be Graham's "calmest" game to date this season, as both clubs like to control the ball and move the clock.

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13ravensJustin Tucker

Justin Tucker

2 PATs, 2 FGs

Tucker is money. He has made all of his attempts, with five of his six tries coming from beyond 40 yards. He also handles pressure well, which could be key in this expected preview of playoff football.

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14seahawksSteven Hauschka

Steven Hauschka

2 PATs, 2 FGs

The Seahawks have done a good job of supplying Hauschka with makeable kicks, as three of his five successful attempts have come from 27 yards or closer. The Packers' bend-but-don't-break defense should keep Hauschka in good spirits.

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15brownsPhil Dawson

Phil Dawson

2 PATs, 2 FGs

The Cleveland kicker was good on both field goal attempts (including a 50-yarder) and all three extra points in Week 2. This offense is going to be inconsistent this season, making Dawson a tough kicker to rely on in fantasy.

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16dolphinsDan Carpenter

Dan Carpenter

2 PATs, 2 FGs

Carpenter has one field goal and six extra points on the season so far, most of which came in Week 2 against the Raiders. His scoring chances are going to be inconsistent this season.

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17vikingsBlair Walsh

Blair Walsh

2 PATs, 2 FGs

The rookie out of Georgia has been perfect so far this season, with six field goals and two extra points. The Niners' defense poses a tough challenge for the Vikings offense, however, making Walsh someone to think about reserving.

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18chargersNate Kaeding

Nate Kaeding

2 PATs, 2 FGs

Kaeding switched things up from Week 1 to Week 2, kicking one field goal and five extra points, which was the opposite of his breakout return against the Raiders (5 field goals, 1 extra point). He's a fantasy stud at the position, however, so keep him active.

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19raidersSebastian Janikowski

Sebastian Janikowski

2 PATs, 2 FGs

Janikowski has been good on all three field goal attempts this season, but he just hasn't scored as much as most of his fantasy owners had hoped. He has a cannon for a leg, though, and long field goals are quite common from him.

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20lionsJason Hanson

Jason Hanson

4 PATs, FG

The 42-year old showed last week that he's still got it (four-of-five, 13 points). He'll see more extra points than field goals against Tennessee's woeful defense, but Hanson remains worthy of the starting lineup.

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21titansRob Bironas

Rob Bironas

PAT, 2 FGs

The running back is calling out the linemen and the fans are calling for the quarterback's head. And who suffers most? The kicker, of course. Bironas had four points last week, and may not see much more against Detroit.

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22ramsGreg Zuerlein

Greg Zuerlein

PAT, 2 FGs

It's officially time to recognize that the rookie kicker has some fantasy value, as he has kicked three field goals and two extra points in each game this season. The Rams face a tough upcoming schedule, however.

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23cardinalsJay Feely

Jay Feely

PAT, 2 FGs

For the second week in a row, Feely came through with two field goals and two extra points. He's not going to get a ton of scoring chances with this offense, however, so his fantasy value is still relatively limited.

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24cowboysDan Bailey

Dan Bailey

3 PATs, FG

Bailey ranks dead last among starting kickers in scoring with just seven points in two games. That doesn't seem right for America's kicker, does it? Perhaps things will change course this week against Tampa Bay's troubled pass defense.

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25bengalsMike Nugent

Mike Nugent

3 PATs, FG

Cincinnati has done a good job so far of making life easy on Nugent, as all four of his field goals have come inside of 40 yards.

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26packersMason Crosby

Mason Crosby

3 PATs, FG

Crosby was a star last week, with three field goals to keep the Packers out of Chicago's reach. This game doesn't have the design of a high-scoring affair or a kicker's duel.

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27jaguarsJosh Scobee

Josh Scobee

2 PATs, FG

Scobee kicks for the league's 30th-ranked offense (15.0 points per game) and he has scored seven or fewer points against the Colts in six of the two teams' last seven meetings. Yuck.

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28broncosMatt Prater

Matt Prater

2 PATs, FG

The Texans have allowed just one field goal attempt so far this season. Perhaps that's because opponents have been limited to a league-low 392 yards -- that’s 137 fewer yards than the No. 2-ranked defense.

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29patriotsStephen Gostkowski

Stephen Gostkowski

2 PATs, FG

Gostkowski gave New England almost all of its points against Arizona last week, but now must rebound after missing the only kick fans will remember.

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30billsRian Lindell

Rian Lindell

2 PATs, FG

In Week 1's loss to the Jets, Lindell didn't get to attempt a field goal. It was more of the same in Week 2, although the Bills were on the other end of a pounding. Lindell has nine extra points and no field goals.

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31chiefsRyan Succop

Ryan Succop

2 PATs, FG

Succop made one field goal and both of his extra points in Week 2, but he remains a mediocre fantasy kicker because the Chiefs just don't score enough.

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32jetsNick Folk

Nick Folk

PAT, FG

Much like his teammates, Folk had a bit of a fantasy letdown in Week 2, with just one field goal and one extra point against the Steelers.

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