Week 1 Fantasy Kicker Rankings

Is there something extra thrilling than a kicker “revenge sport?” Clearly, the reply is sure. There are lots of issues extra thrilling than that, like discovering a greenback in your denims pocket or…discovering 1 / 4 in your denims pocket. Nonetheless, so far as Week 1 fantasy kicker rankings go, having a revenge sport on the high of the checklist is, effectively, it is one thing. 

Greg Zuerlein grew to become a fantasy staple whereas with the Rams, however after being signed by the Cowboys within the offseason, he’ll attempt to remind his outdated crew what they’re lacking on Sunday Evening Soccer. Does that imply he will “kick further laborious” or demand to aim a 70-yarder? No, in fact not, however it’s pretty much as good of a cause as any to place Zuerlein within the high spot over different stud kickers like Justin Tucker, Harrison Butker, and Wil Lutz.

WEEK 1 STANDARD RANKINGS:
Quarterback | Working again | Extensive receiver | Tight finish | D/ST

Clearly, when rating kickers, we have a look at accuracy, leg power, and anticipated scoring alternatives. We’ll additionally consider climate, although that is often much less of a problem early within the season. It is all the time robust to gauge matchups in Week 1, and also you by no means know when a kicker goes to aim 5 PATs versus three subject objectives and two PATs. Till we begin seeing tendencies, we’ll follow the fellows who’ve historically been good and are in favorable environments (domes, altitude, and so forth.). If the matchup seems like a plus, then all the higher. 

WEEK 1 PPR RANKINGS:
Quarterback | Working again | Extensive receiver | Tight finish | D/ST

There is not rather more to it than that. Any kicker can have an enormous week, so in case your drafted kicker is No. 16 in our rankings, don’t fret about it an excessive amount of. Simply hope that is the week he kicks further laborious. 

WEEK 1 DFS TOURNAMENT LINEUPS:
Yahoo | DraftKings | FanDuel

We’ll proceed to replace our kicker rankings to all through the week, so verify again for updates.

WEEK 1 DFS CASH LINEUPS:
Yahoo | DraftKings | FanDuel

Week 1 Fantasy Kicker Rankings

Rank
Participant
1
Greg Zuerlein, DAL @ LAR
2
Justin Tucker, BAL vs. CLE
three
Harrison Butker, KC vs. HOU
four
Wil Lutz, NO vs. TB
5
Joey Slye, CAR vs. LV
6
Michael Badgley, LAC @ CIN
7
Younghoe Koo, ATL vs. SEA
eight
Brandon McManus, DEN vs. TEN
9
Matt Prater, DET vs. CHI
10
Stephen Gostkowski, TEN @ DEN
11
Dan Bailey, MIN vs. GB
12
Robbie Gould, SF vs. ARZ
13
Ryan Succop, TB @ NO
14
Chris Boswell, PIT @ NYG
15
Jake Elliott, PHI @ WAS
16
Ka’imi Fairbairn, HOU @ KC
17
Zane Gonzalez, ARI @ SF
18
Jason Myers, SEA @ ATL
19
Josh Lambo, JAX vs. IND
20
Mason Crosby, GB @ MIN
21
Tyler Bass, BUF vs. NYJ
22
Sam Sloman, LAR vs. DAL
23
Jason Sanders, MIA @ NE
24
Cairo Santos, CHI @ DET
25
Rodrigo Blankenship, IND @ JAX
26
Graham Gano, NYG vs. PIT
27
Austin Seibert, CLE @ BAL
28
Randy Bullock, CIN vs. LAC
29
Dustin Hopkins, WAS vs. PHI
30
Daniel Carlson, LV @ CAR
31
Sam Ficken, NYJ @ BUF
32
TBA, NE vs. MIA

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