Yates’ Early Fantasy Football Week 13 Kicker Rankings: Do You Need To Start Justin Tucker and Jake Elliott?

It's time to look ahead to Week 13 as we set our fantasy football lineups! Who do you need to get into your starting lineup at the kicker position?

Week 12 isn’t even officially in the rearview mirror, but we only have two weeks left before the fantasy football playoffs start in the majority of leagues! Fantasy managers need to know who they can trust in their starting lineups in a critical week.

With that in mind, here are my early fantasy football Week 13 kicker rankings to help guide you as you look ahead.

Which Kicker Should You Start in Fantasy Football?

All rankings are in 1QB and half-PPR scoring formats.

1) Brandon Aubrey | DAL (vs. SEA)
2) Harrison Butker | KC (at GB)
3) Riley Patterson | DET (at NO)
4) Jake Elliott | PHI (vs. SF)
5) Brandon McManus | JAX (vs. CIN)
6) Blake Grupe | NO (vs. DET)
7) Jake Moody | SF (at PHI)
8) Matt Gay | IND (at TEN)
9) Jason Sanders | MIA (at WAS)
10) Nick Folk | TEN (vs. IND)
11) Younghoe Koo | ATL (at NYJ)
12) Matt Prater | ARI (at PIT)
13) Cameron Dicker | LAC (at NE)

MORE: Week 13 Positional Rankings — QB | RB | WR | TE | K | DST

14) Chris Boswell | PIT (vs. ARI)
15) Anders Carlson | GB (vs. KC)
16) Joey Slye | WAS (vs. MIA)
17) Chase McLaughlin | TB (vs. CAR)
18) Matt Ammendola | HOU (vs. DEN)
19) Dustin Hopkins | CLE (at LAR)
20) Wil Lutz | DEN (at HOU)
21) Eddy Pineiro | CAR (at TB)
22) Jason Myers | SEA (at DAL)
23) Greg Zuerlein | NYJ (vs. ATL)
24) Chad Ryland | NE (vs. LAC)
25) Evan McPherson | CIN (at JAX)
26) Lucas Havrisik | LAR (vs. CLE)

Top Kickers To Start in Week 13

Jason Sanders, Miami Dolphins

Jason Sanders wasn’t necessarily a viable fantasy starter for the majority of the season, but after Miami’s bye week, he’s been a very solid option for fantasy lineups with two top-six finishes in back-to-back weeks.

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In a matchup against the Washington Commanders defense this week, the Dolphins should rack up points and put Sanders onto the field with regularity.

Jake Moody, San Francisco 49ers

Jake Moody started the season out on fire, but he’s fallen off a bit here in recent weeks and has been a bit hit or miss. However, we could see points flying up on the board this week in a Sunday afternoon showdown between the San Francisco 49ers and the Philadelphia Eagles.

Weather may be an issue, as it’s going to be in Philadelphia. But the projected over/under should entice fantasy managers to get Moody into their starting lineups, as the 49ers will have a bit longer time off than the Eagles, too.

Looking to make a trade in your fantasy league? Having trouble deciding who to start and who to sit? Setting DFS lineups? Check out PFN’s Free Fantasy Football Trade Analyzer, Start/Sit Optimizer, and DFS Lineup Optimizer to help you make the right decision!

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