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    Fantasy Football Rankings 2024: Top Options at Kicker Include Justin Tucker, Brandon Aubrey, and Younghoe Koo

    Kickers aren't overly important in fantasy, but we still want the best players in every position. Here are our fantasy kicker rankings.

    It’s important to enter your fantasy football drafts with a good set of rankings. Of course, there’s more to it than that, but having a valuable baseline to help guide you throughout your draft is a necessary starting point. Here are our fantasy kicker rankings, including a couple of highlighted players worth further discussion.

    Ranking the Top Fantasy Kickers


    1) Justin Tucker | Baltimore Ravens
    2) Brandon Aubrey | Dallas Cowboys
    3) Evan McPherson | Cincinnati Bengals
    4) Younghoe Koo | Atlanta Falcons
    5) Jason Sanders | Miami Dolphins
    6) Harrison Butker | Kansas City Chiefs
    7) Jake Elliott | Philadelphia Eagles
    8) Ka’imi Fairbairn | Houston Texans
    9) Tyler Bass | Buffalo Bills
    10) Jake Moody | San Francisco 49ers
    11) Dustin Hopkins | Cleveland Browns
    12) Matt Gay | Indianapolis Colts
    13) Michael Badgley | Detroit Lions
    14) Cameron Dicker | Los Angeles Chargers
    15) Jason Myers | Seattle Seahawks
    16) Cairo Santos | Chicago Bears

    17) Daniel Carlson | Las Vegas Raiders
    18) Blake Grupe | New Orleans Saints
    19) Greg Zuerlein | New York Jets
    20) Wil Lutz | Denver Broncos
    21) Chase McLaughlin | Tampa Bay Buccaneers
    22) Chris Boswell | Pittsburgh Steelers
    23) Greg Joseph | Green Bay Packers
    24) Eddy Piñeiro | Carolina Panthers
    25) Anders Carlson | Green Bay Packers
    26) Graham Gano | New York Giants
    27) Matt Prater | Arizona Cardinals
    28) Nick Folk | Tennessee Titans
    29) Riley Patterson | Jacksonville Jaguars
    30) Joey Slye | New England Patriots
    31) Joshua Karty | Los Angeles Rams
    32) Will Reichard | Minnesota Vikings

    Who Are the Best Kickers To Draft In Fantasy?

    Evan McPherson

    You shouldn’t spend up to draft a kicker. Always wait until the last round or two before drafting one. The thing is, though, almost every fantasy manager in your league is going to do the same thing. That means even when we get to those final couple of rounds, the top kickers are still available.

    Two short years ago, Evan McPherson was one of the top kickers ahead of fantasy drafts. He was a top three kicker as a rookie in 2021.

    Last year, McPherson didn’t really have a chance. The Bengals offense was a disaster between Joe Burrow’s calf strain and then his season-ending wrist ligament tear.

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    As a result, McPherson attempted four fewer extra points than the year before and eight fewer than his rookie year. This is despite playing in an extra game.

    With Burrow back healthy, the Bengals should be humming along offensively, creating more scoring opportunities, allowing McPherson to return to the ranks of the top kickers.

    Jake Bates

    There’s a very good chance most of you don’t know who Jake Bates is. The rookie kicker spent the early part of this season in the UFL with the Michigan Panthers. His first ever field goal attempt was a 64-yard game-winner as time expired.

    The kid has a massive leg, and head coach Dan Campbell won’t be afraid to send him out for long attempts. Bates drilled three kicks from 60+ in his debut UFL season.

    The Lions sport one of the best offenses in football. They are going to score a lot. Campbell’s fourth down aggressiveness will certainly result in some situations that would otherwise be field goals end up being extra points or nothing. Nevertheless, there should be plenty of opportunities for Bates to score fantasy points. He’s going to be a complete afterthought in fantasy drafts. If you’re the type to be the last team to draft a kicker, take Bates.

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