Fantasy Player Projections

 
Kickers
RankTeamPlayerProjectionOpponent
1patriotsStephen Gostkowski

Stephen Gostkowski

3 PATs, 3 FGs

While Gostkowski was a disappointing one-for-two on field goals in Week 11, he did kick eight extra points. He now has 10 or more fantasy points in seven of 10 games this season.

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2falconsMatt Bryant

Matt Bryant

3 PATs, 3 FGs

Bryant continued being a fantasy scoring machine in Week 11, converting three field goals (including a 51-yarder) and two extra points. Bryant now has 10 or more fantasy points in six games this season.

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3giantsLawrence Tynes

Lawrence Tynes

3 PATs, 3 FGs

Tynes scored 22 points in the two meetings with Green Bay last year (including the playoffs), and he's the kicker who ended Brett Favre's Packers career in overtime of the 2007-08 NFC Championship Game. Tynes loves playing against Green Bay.

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4broncosMatt Prater

Matt Prater

5 PATs, 2 FGs

Prater was good for three field goals and three extra points against the Chargers in Week 11. He now has 10 or more fantasy points in three of his past four games and remains a solid fantasy kicker.

atchiefs
5steelersShaun Suisham

Shaun Suisham

2 PATs, 3 FGs

This could be a favorable matchup for Suisham, with Pittsburgh relying on a third-string quarterback and a banged-up backfield. In a game the Steelers might otherwise dominate, the margins will be tighter, and the field goals more abundant.

atbrowns
6buccaneersConnor Barth

Connor Barth

3 PATs, 2 FGs

Barth made both of his field-goal attempts, including a 51-yarder, at Carolina in Week 11. He also added an extra point. He now has seven field goals and 14 extra points in his past four games.

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749ersDavid Akers

David Akers

3 PATs, 2 FGs

Akers has been a big disappointment after being drafted as one of the first kickers in fantasy over the summer. Even so, the 49ers should move the ball relatively easily against the Saints, which makes him a good kicker in Week 12.

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8lionsJason Hanson

Jason Hanson

3 PATs, 2 FGs

Hanson ranks among the top 10 in made field goals and is still on pace to register the best point total (134) of his 21-year career. Even against Houston, Hanson is a strong fantasy play.

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9cowboysDan Bailey

Dan Bailey

3 PATs, 2 FGs

Bailey's fantasy numbers have improved in each of the past three weeks, and he has logged 10 or more points in four of the Cowboys' 10 contests. Plus, he has a favorable matchup this week.

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10bearsRobbie Gould

Robbie Gould

3 PATs, 2 FGs

Gould has a track record of success at home against Minnesota. In the Vikings' last four trips to the Windy City, Gould has made 10-of-13 field goals and has averaged 11.5 points.

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11bengalsMike Nugent

Mike Nugent

3 PATs, 2 FGs

The Raiders' defense has allowed 24 field goals, among the most in the NFL. Nugent has struggled lately, makng just six made field goals in the past five weeks, but he could bounce back Sunday.

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12ravensJustin Tucker

Justin Tucker

2 PATs, 2 FGs

Tucker kicked a pair of field goals and an extra point against the Steelers in Week 11. Since the bye week, Tucker has five field goals and 10 extra points in three games.

atchargers
13eaglesAlex Henery

Alex Henery

2 PATs, 2 FGs

Henery's two field goals were the Eagles' only points in Week 11, as the offense is now dealing with an injured starting quarterback and running back. While Henery has just six field goals in his past four games, he should be better in Week 12 as Nick Foles improves at quarterback.

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14billsRian Lindell

Rian Lindell

2 PATs, 2 FGs

Last week was fun for Lindell, as he scored 13 of the Bills' 19 points. For an encore, he'll get to kick against one of the worst-rated defenses in the league.

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15chargersNick Novak

Nick Novak

PAT, 2 FGs

Novak had only two fantasy points in Week 11. He has just four field goals and nine extra points in his past four games.

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16cardinalsJay Feely

Jay Feely

PAT, 2 FGs

Feely had a big day in Week 11, while the offense around him struggled. He kicked four field goals and one extra point in only the second game all season in which he scored more than 10 fantasy points.

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17texansShayne Graham

Shayne Graham

4 PATs, FG

Graham has missed three kicks over the past three weeks, but we'll forgive him. He is on pace to score 139 points, placing him among the top-10 fantasy kickers in terms of production.

atlions
18redskinsKai Forbath

Kai Forbath

3 PATs, FG

Five games and not a miss yet. On the flip side, he has averaged fewer than eight points per game and has reached double-digit points just once.

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19raidersSebastian Janikowski

Sebastian Janikowski

3 PATs, FG

Janikowski has been one of the league's most accurate (22-of-23) and productive (8.4 points per game) kickers. But he has cooled off of late, having scored eight or fewer points in each of the past three weeks.

atbengals
20coltsAdam Vinatieri

Adam Vinatieri

3 PATs, FG

Fantasy owners may view Vinatieri as an attractive play against Buffalo, but there is really nothing attractive about his 73.0-percent success rate this season. He has left points on the table in three of five road games.

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21titansRob Bironas

Rob Bironas

3 PATs, FG

When Bironas is hot, he's hot (three games with 13 or more points); when he's not, he's ice cold (five games with five or fewer points). There's no need for fantasy owners to play this guessing game.

atjaguars
22packersMason Crosby

Mason Crosby

3 PATs, FG

Crosby's confidence is shot. He has missed seven of his last 13 field-goal attempts, and even though the Packers are sticking with him, fantasy owners can't afford to.

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23jetsNick Folk

Nick Folk

2 PATs, FG

After recording just one point in his past two games, Folk connected on two field goals, including a 51-yarder, and three extra points against the Rams in Week 11. Even so, he doesn't see enough scoring opportunities to start in Week 12.

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24seahawksSteven Hauschka

Steven Hauschka

2 PATs, FG

Hauschka only had extra-point attempts in his last game out, and he has a mere five field goals in his past five games. Find another fantasy kicker for Week 12.

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25ramsGreg Zuerlein

Greg Zuerlein

2 PATs, FG

For the second time in his past three games, Zuerlein was held without a field-goal attempt against the Jets. The Rams' offense is still too erratic to trust the rookie in fantasy play right now. He kicked one field goal against the Cardinals in Week 5.

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26saintsGarrett Hartley

Garrett Hartley

2 PATs, FG

Hartley hit a 47-yard field goal and five extra points against the Raiders in Week 11. He now has two field goals and 20 extra points in the five games since the Saints' bye week. He's a borderline fantasy starter in Week 12 against a tough 49ers defense.

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27vikingsBlair Walsh

Blair Walsh

2 PATs, FG

The Bears give up very few field goals and even fewer extra points. Every point in the Windy City is earned, and with Minnesota dealing with a few key injuries it could be a rotten road trip for the Vikings' rookie placekicker.

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28jaguarsJosh Scobee

Josh Scobee

2 PATs, FG

Another excerpt from "101 reasons why Josh Scobee is not a worthy fantasy kicker" ... No. 26: He has scored 12 points in five home games this year. For the mathematically challenged, that's 2.4 points per game.

vstitans
29chiefsRyan Succop

Ryan Succop

PAT, FG

Succop was good on two field-goal tries in Week 11, but he didn't get a chance at any extra points. He has nine field goals and just three extra points in his past four games.

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30dolphinsDan Carpenter

Dan Carpenter

PAT, FG

Carpenter has six field goals and seven extra points in his past four games since the bye week. But only a handful of teams allow fewer fantasy points to kickers than the Seahawks' defense.

vsseahawks
31panthersJustin Medlock

Justin Medlock

3 PATs

Medlock missed his only field-goal attempt against Tampa Bay, but he did make three extra points. Medlock has missed his past three field-goal attempts in his past three games. Look elsewhere for fantasy kicker help.

ateagles
32brownsPhil Dawson

Phil Dawson

2 PATs

Dawson has scored four or fewer points against Pittsburgh in seven of his last nine games. The Browns have a more competitive team this season, but the result may not change much for Dawson.

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