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THE QUICK READ
1. Jason ELAM
1 Jason ELAM
The sixth-leading scorer in NFL history didn't miss a beat by joining the Falcons last season after 15 years in Denver. His 129 points tied his second-best season, and his 93.5% field goal conversion rate was a career high. A more seasoned Matt Ryan and a division full of defenses in flux should lead to more attempts for Elam, who could be the NFL's highest scorer for the first time in his career.
2 Garrett HARTLEY
[ON THE RISE] Don't be scared away by his low rank (43) among scorers last year. All of the rookie's points came after he replaced Taylor Mehlhaff in early November. From then until the end of the season he tied for third among kickers in scoring, making every kick he attempted for the league's highest-scoring team. Project those numbers over a full season, and you have a fantasy gem.
3 David AKERS
Akers's production benefited from the Eagles' proficient offense in 2008, as he attempted a career-high 40 field goals, making 33 of them. He still has one of the best legs in the league, and with the addition of the offensive playmakers in the draft, the Eagles will be potent at moving the ball and giving him opportunities. A fantasy owner couldn't do much better.
4 Stephen GOSTKOWSKI