Fantasy Player Projections

 
Kickers
RankTeamPlayerProjectionOpponent
1falconsMatt Bryant

Matt Bryant

3 PATs, 3 FGs

Bryant was solid again in Week 13, as he kicked three field goals and two more extra points against the Saints. He has 15 field goals and 14 extra points in his past six games, making him a top-three fantasy kicker.

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2brownsPhil Dawson

Phil Dawson

2 PATs, 3 FGs

In a growing trend, Dawson kicked two field goals and two extra points against the Raiders in Week 13. He now has two field goals and two extra points in three straight games. He's not an elite fantasy kicker, but he's safe to start.

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3broncosMatt Prater

Matt Prater

4 PATs, 2 FGs

Prater made one field goal and four extra points against the Buccaneers in Week 13. He missed a 47-yard attempt, which was his fifth miss in the past four games. His stats have fallen off recently, but he still has a strong leg on a strong offense.

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4cowboysDan Bailey

Dan Bailey

3 PATs, 2 FGs

Bailey averaged 5.25 points in the season's first four games; he has since averaged 9.3 points and has been one of the league's steadiest fantasy kickers.

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5ravensJustin Tucker

Justin Tucker

3 PATs, 2 FGs

Tucker has made at least two field goals in each of Baltimore's last four games and has averaged 9.5 points during that stretch. The Redskins have allowed 27 field goal attempts this year, seventh most in the league.

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6giantsLawrence Tynes

Lawrence Tynes

3 PATs, 2 FGs

The league's top scorer (10.6 points per game) will enjoy a date at home against a New Orleans defense that has allowed 26 field-goal attempts and 37 extra points.

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7eaglesAlex Henery

Alex Henery

3 PATs, 2 FGs

Henery kicked a pair of field goals and three extra points at Dallas in Week 13. He hasn't missed a kick since Week 1, and the Eagles' sputtering offense has been good for his kicking totals recently. He's a low-end fantasy starter this week.

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849ersDavid Akers

David Akers

3 PATs, 2 FGs

Akers kicked two field goals and one extra point at St. Louis in Week 13. However, he also missed one, and he now has one of the league's worst percentages of made field goals in the 40-49 yard range.

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9bengalsMike Nugent

Mike Nugent

2 PATs, 2 FGs

Nugent is scoring 8.3 points in games played at Paul Brown Stadium this season, and all three of his games with 10 or more points have come at home.

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10coltsAdam Vinatieri

Adam Vinatieri

2 PATs, 2 FGs

Vinatieri sits just outside the circle of viable fantasy kickers. He'll reach the 100-point mark soon, but he's done it quietly, with fewer than 10 points in seven of the Colts' last eight games.

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11vikingsBlair Walsh

Blair Walsh

2 PATs, 2 FGs

Walsh has averaged 9.0 points in six home games this season, as compared to 7.0 points on the road. For fantasy owners, those two totals represent the difference between a top-five fantasy kicker and someone who is middle of the road.

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12lionsJason Hanson

Jason Hanson

2 PATs, 2 FGs

This game could very well turn into a high-scoring affair like the 2011 season finale at Lambeau, in which the two teams combined for 86 points.

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13ramsGreg Zuerlein

Greg Zuerlein

2 PATs, 2 FGs

Zuerlein made two 50-yard field goals to both tie and then win the game against the 49ers in Week 13. Legatron is inconsistent by fantasy owners' standards, but he has a strong leg and can really help owners who get bonus points for distance kicks.

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14billsRian Lindell

Rian Lindell

2 PATs, 2 FGs

Lindell kicked two field goals (29, 50) against the Jaguars in Week 13. He also had four extra points. In his past six games, he has 14 field goals and 14 extra points.

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15chiefsRyan Succop

Ryan Succop

2 PATs, 2 FGs

Succop made two field goals, including a 52-yarder, and three extra points in the emotional win against the Panthers. Succop has 14 field goals in his past six games, with just five extra points. He’s an average fantasy kicker right now.

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16buccaneersConnor Barth

Connor Barth

2 PATs, 2 FGs

Barth kicked three field goals and two extra points in Week 13. Two of those field goals were of the 50-plus-yards variety. He leads all kickers in fantasy points over the past three weeks.

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17steelersShaun Suisham

Shaun Suisham

2 PATs, 2 FGs

Suisham was good for three field goals and two extra points at Baltimore in Week 13. He continues to be a decent fantasy kicker, with five different games with at least three field goals.

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18jaguarsJosh Scobee

Josh Scobee

PAT, 2 FGs

Scobee averages 6.2 points per game. That's better than opponent Nick Folk, but not as good as 28 of the league's other active kickers.

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19patriotsStephen Gostkowski

Stephen Gostkowski

4 PATs, FG

With the NFL's top two scoring offenses meeting, expect to see lots of touchdowns. Gostkowski has scored double digit points in eight of his 12 games, but this week he'll fall short while kicking mostly extra points.

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20raidersSebastian Janikowski

Sebastian Janikowski

PAT, 2 FGs

In a game with a lot of wind, Janikowski missed a 61-yarder against the Browns, but he made a 51-yarder. The Oakland offense doesn’t give him many scoring opportunities.

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21chargersNick Novak

Nick Novak

PAT, 2 FGs

Novak made two-of-three field goal attempts and one extra point against the Bengals in Week 13. He hasn’t scored more than seven fantasy points since Week 4, so leave him on the free-agent pile.

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22bearsRobbie Gould

Robbie Gould

3 PATs, FG

Gould's fantasy production died when the Bears came off their hot streak. He has averaged just 5.0 points per game over the past four weeks.

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23saintsGarrett Hartley

Garrett Hartley

3 PATs, FG

It seems a crime that New Orleans' kicker is not on target to at least crack 100 points for the year, but the Saints either score touchdowns or they score no points at all. Hartley attempted just six field goals in eight October and November games.

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24packersMason Crosby

Mason Crosby

3 PATs, FG

Crosby scored 11 points against Minnesota last week, but added yet another miss. He's missed at least one kick in six straight games.

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25texansShayne Graham

Shayne Graham

3 PATs, FG

Graham is tied for sixth in scoring (8.6 points per game), a number heavily influenced by the amount of extra points he kicks. Expect more of the same in this shootout.

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26dolphinsDan Carpenter

Dan Carpenter

2 FGs

Carpenter had one of his best games of the season against the Patriots, with three field goals and an extra point. But he won't see that many scoring attempts against one of the best defenses in the NFL in Week 14.

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27cardinalsJay Feely

Jay Feely

2 FGs

Feely made two field goals against the Jets in Week 13 and scored the Cardinals' only points of the day. The Cardinals just don’t get into scoring position enough to warrant using Feely in fantasy play.

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28seahawksSteven Hauschka

Steven Hauschka

3 PATs, FG

Hauschka made his only field-goal attempt, and he kicked two extra points in an overtime win at Chicago Sunday. He has just one field goal total in his past three games; fantasy owners should look elsewhere.

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29redskinsKai Forbath

Kai Forbath

2 PATs, FG

Seven weeks into his career, Forbath still has not missed a kick. He has also only made 11, though, which has kept him out of most fantasy leagues.

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30jetsNick Folk

Nick Folk

2 PATs, FG

As if kicking for the Jets isn't bad enough, Folk has missed five of his last nine field goals -- including both attempts last week -- leaving him on fragile ground.

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31titansRob Bironas

Rob Bironas

2 PATs, FG

Bironas is averaging 7.0 points in his last 10 games against the Colts, including that exact total in the last two meetings. Call it a hunch, but he'll come up short this week in a game that means more to Indianapolis than to Tennessee.

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32panthersGraham Gano

Graham Gano

2 PATs, FG

Gano made all three extra-point attempts at Kansas City, but he was unable to get any field-goal chances. Fantasy owners need to look elsewhere.

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