Fantasy Player Projections

1cowboysDan Bailey

Dan Bailey

3 PATs, 3 FGs

Jason Garrett was close to giving his kicker a crack at what could have been a game-winning 61-yard attempt last week before calling a timeout and opting to punt. Few kickers even warrant such consideration, but Bailey has been money the past five games, connecting on all 11 of his attempts.

2patriotsStephen Gostkowski

Stephen Gostkowski

4 PATs, 2 FGs

Gostkowski made two field goals and four extra points in Sunday's game against the 49ers. While Gostkowski has 27 fantasy points over his past five games, he also has just six field goals in that span. Regardless, this offense is too strong to stop, so Gostkowski remains an excellent fantasy option.

3falconsMatt Bryant

Matt Bryant

3 PATs, 2 FGs

Bryant is one of three NFL kickers with more than 35 field-goal attempts this season. He faces a point-friendly Lions defense this week: Detroit has allowed an average of 32.0 points during its recent six-game losing streak.

4packersMason Crosby

Mason Crosby

3 PATs, 2 FGs

What on earth is Crosby still doing in Packers colors? He'll get another shot this week and will probably miss another field goal or two. The matchup may be tempting, but fantasy owners should avoid the risk Crosby brings.

5giantsLawrence Tynes

Lawrence Tynes

3 PATs, 2 FGs

Tynes missed his only kick, a 30-yard field goal, in Week 15 at Atlanta. Over his past four games, Tynes has just five field goals, but he does have 13 extra points in that span. Keep him active despite the miss.

6texansShayne Graham

Shayne Graham

3 PATs, 2 FGs

Graham made four of his five field goals against the Colts in Week 15, along with a pair of extra points. That was Graham's biggest day of the season from a fantasy perspective, and he still ranks among the top 10 fantasy kickers in the league.

7broncosMatt Prater

Matt Prater

3 PATs, 2 FGs

Prater made two field goals and four extra points at Baltimore in Week 15. He also missed a 45-yard field goal near the end of the fourth quarter. He has missed six field goals in his past six games, but he has made 13 in that span.

8eaglesAlex Henery

Alex Henery

2 PATs, 2 FGs

Henery made two short field goals and two shorter extra points for the Eagles in Week 15 against Cincinnati. He has averaged two field goals over his past five games.

9steelersShaun Suisham

Shaun Suisham

2 PATs, 2 FGs

Suisham could be the MVP of Pittsburgh's offense, having made 26-of-27 field goals, including a few game-winners. Opponents have attempted 27 field goals against the Bengals in 14 games.

10jetsNick Folk

Nick Folk

2 PATs, 2 FGs

Folk made a 22-yard field goal and one extra point at Tennessee on Monday night. He has just five field goals and 10 extra points in his past six games.

11billsRian Lindell

Rian Lindell

2 PATs, 2 FGs

Lindell kicked a 41-yard field goal and two extra points against Seattle in Week 15. It was his worst fantasy outing since Week 6, though he had four field-goal attempts against the Dolphins in Week 11.

12raidersSebastian Janikowski

Sebastian Janikowski

2 PATs, 2 FGs

Janikowski kicked five field goals, including two longer than 50 yards, in the Raider's win over Kansas City in Week 15. Before this huge fantasy breakout, Janikowski hadn't reached double-digits in fantasy since Week 8, which was also against the Chiefs.

1349ersDavid Akers

David Akers

2 PATs, 2 FGs

Akers made two of three field goals and five extra points at the Patriots in Week 15. He has 10 field goals and 16 extra points in his past five games, and he's a good start once again in Week 16.

14saintsGarrett Hartley

Garrett Hartley

4 PATs, FG

Talk about an unbalanced statistic: Hartley ranks second in the league in extra point attempts (48) and near the bottom in field-goal attempts (18). It's what coaches hope for, but not what fantasy owners need.

15vikingsBlair Walsh

Blair Walsh

PAT, 2 FGs

Walsh kicked five field goals, including three from 50 yards or further, to go with three extra points in Week 15. Walsh didn't have any field goals in his two previous games, so it's a crapshoot each week.

16chargersNick Novak

Nick Novak

PAT, 2 FGs

Novak had just one point in Week 15, kicking an extra point against the Panthers. He has six field goals and seven extra points in his past four games.

17chiefsRyan Succop

Ryan Succop

PAT, 2 FGs

Succop didn't get any field-goal attempts or chances at extra points in Week 15 against the Raiders. He hasn't scored double digits in fantasy play since Week 10.

18redskinsKai Forbath

Kai Forbath

3 PATs, FG

Forbath kicked a 44-yard field goal and five extra points in the Redskins' win over Cleveland in Week 15. Still, he has kicked just one field goal in four of his past five games.

19coltsAdam Vinatieri

Adam Vinatieri

3 PATs, FG

Vinatieri had only three kicks at Houston in Week 15, making a 26-yard field goal and two extra points. He now has six field goals and 14 extra points in his past five game. That's not enough production for most fantasy owners.

20buccaneersConnor Barth

Connor Barth

3 PATs, FG

Barth didn't manage a point in Week 15, as the Saints shut out the Buccaneers. He also didn't kick a field goal in Week 14. With the Bucs' offense sputtering, he's a mediocre fantasy alternative in Week 16.

21cardinalsJay Feely

Jay Feely

2 FGs

Feely kicked a 51-yard field goal and a season-high five extra points against the Lions on Sunday. He has eight field goals and eight extra points in his past five games.

22lionsJason Hanson

Jason Hanson

2 PATs, FG

They don't make it easy for Hanson. The 42-year-old kicker has made a field goal of 40 or more yards in 11 of his 14 games this season, and his 21 attempts from 40-plus lead the league. He still has the leg, and he's still a viable fantasy starter.

23titansRob Bironas

Rob Bironas

2 PATs, FG

Lately, Bironas has been boom or bust for fantasy owners. Playing in chilly Lambeau in what could be a blowout, expect him to be a bust this week.

24bengalsJosh Brown

Josh Brown

2 PATs, FG

Brown has done well covering for an injured Mike Nugent. He has made all six field goals, including a long kick of 52 yards, and has scored 23 points in just two weeks. Brown is an option for those fantasy owners relying on struggling kickers.

25ravensJustin Tucker

Justin Tucker

2 PATs, FG

Tucker kicked a 45-yard field goal and two extra points in Week 15 against the Broncos. He has scored 10 or more fantasy points in just four games this season, so target another kicker for your lineup in Week 16.

26dolphinsDan Carpenter

Dan Carpenter

2 PATs, FG

Carpenter kicked three field goals and an extra point in Week 15 at Jacksonville. He has been sporadic from a fantasy perspective, and now he faces a Bills team that allowed him just two points in Week 11.

27ramsGreg Zuerlein

Greg Zuerlein

2 PATs, FG

Zuerlein missed one field goal, but he made two extra points against Minnesota in Week 15. The Rams also went for one two-point conversion, stealing another point from the rookie kicker. The numbers have been modest in his past four outings, with three field goals and eight extra points.

28panthersGraham Gano

Graham Gano

2 PATs, FG

Gano made a 33-yard field goal, along with four extra points, at San Diego in Week 15. He has yet to miss a kick in four games this season, but he has just five field goals during that span.

29brownsPhil Dawson

Phil Dawson

2 PATs, FG

Dawson didn't get any field-goal attempts at Washington in Week 15, but he did knock through three extra points. Dawson has played four games this season without a field goal, and this offense is just too inconsistent to make Dawson a reliable fantasy option.

30seahawksSteven Hauschka

Steven Hauschka

2 PATs, FG

Hauschka made three field goals and five extra points at Buffalo in Week 15, although he did have one extra point blocked in the third quarter. He had just one field goal against the 49ers in Week 7, however.

31bearsOlindo Mare

Olindo Mare

2 PATs, FG

Mare kicked two 34-yard field goals and one extra point in Week 15 against the Packers. Robbie Gould wasn't lighting it up in fantasy play before his injury, and Mare isn't expected to set the world on fire either.

32jaguarsJosh Scobee

Josh Scobee


Scobee made his only kick of the day in Week 15 at Miami, knocking through a 37-yard field goal. He has just one field goal in four consecutive games now.

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