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And now, the moment you"ve been wait for: Our 2018 fantasy football rankings for kickers! friend aren"t walk to want to miss this chance to include a boatload of quality choices to your draft cheat sheet. There are loads of sleepers this year, therefore be sure that you"re ready to go through the bold new draft strategy -- acquisition a kicker in the very first round!

Sarcasm aside, kickers space the bane of presence for many fantasy football players. Nothing is more frustrating than your team taking a 14-point lead right into the Monday night game and also seeing your opponent’s kicker nail five field goals come take residence the victory. When kickers do add to the fun of fantasy football, their outcomes are the most difficult to predict and also are often random.

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Don’t overthink this position, and don’t think you smarter 보다 everyone else and also will get a massive benefit by acquisition Justin Tucker in the 10th round. That"s just how you lose an benefit and gain justifiably ridiculed by her leaguemates.

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Last season, countless of the finest kickers might be found on the waiver wire. Jake Elliott and Harrison Butker weren’t also on energetic rosters to begin the season. Just be patient, wait until the last round, and grab a kicker from everything offense you think is walking to be good. 

And don’t shot to figure out which offenses space going to "stall at the 30-yard-line" and get more field purposes than touchdowns. If you"re no going to pick a proven, high-quality kicker, then picking a guy from a good offense ensures that you will gain plenty of chances for extra points. When that team falls short to obtain a touchdown, you often get a field-goal attempt.

If you want a pro pointer on exactly how to hate kickers a bit less, draft the kicker that plays for the same team together your quarterback. That way, if you have Matthew Stafford and also a Lions journey stalls the end in the red zone, at the very least you have actually the trusty Matt Prater available to hit a round through and also pick up some points for your team.

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Our kicker rankings could readjust throughout the preseason as men are cut and also camp battles get decided, so check ago for updates.

Fantasy football 2018: Kicker rankings

1Justin TuckerRavens
2Greg ZuerleinRams
3Stephen GostkowskiPatriots
4Jake ElliottEagles
5Matt BryantFalcons
6Harrison ButkerChiefs
7Wil LutzSaints
8Matt PraterLions
9Chris BoswellSteelers
10Ka"imi FairbairnTexans
11Robbie Gould49ers
12Ryan SuccopTitans
13Adam VinatieriColts
14Daniel CarlsonVikings
15Dustin HopkinsRedskins
16Brandon McManusBroncos
17Brett MaherCowboys
18Caleb SturgisChargers
19Mason CrosbyPackers
20Josh LamboJaguars
21Graham GanoPanthers
22Eddy PineiroRaiders
23Phil DawsonCardinals
24Cody ParkeyBears
25Steven HauschkaBills
26Sebastian Janikowski Seahawks
27Chandler CatanzaroBuccaneers
28Randy BullockBengals
29Jason MyersJets
30Jason SandersDolphins
31Aldrick RosasGiants
32Zane GonzalezBrowns


NFL picks, predictions versus spread mainly 1: Chiefs manage Browns; 49ers, Packers, bills start warm