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Fantasy Football 2013: Kicker Rankings

Author:
Stephen Gostkowski

Even kickers haven't been immune to the injury bug as league-wide preseason action gets ready to heat up. Tampa Bay's Connor Barth tore his Achilles in a charity basketball game just prior to the start of training camp, prompting the team to sign Lawrence Tynes. While Tynes doesn't even appear in the top half of Athlon Sports' Fantasy Football 2013 Kicker Rankings, it doesn't mean the veteran should be ignored either. After all, how many last year predicted that Minnesota's Blair Walsh would go from  unheralded rookie to an All-Pro and fantasy's No. 1 kicker?

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Fantasy Football 2013: Preseason Kicker Rankings
Updated Aug. 5

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Player

Team

Bye

1

Stephen Gostkowski

NE

10

2

Blair Walsh

MIN

5

3

Matt Bryant

ATL

6

4

Phil Dawson

SF

9

5

Justin Tucker

BAL

8

6

Matt Prater

DEN

9

7

Randy Bullock

HOU

8

8

Dan Bailey

DAL

11

9

Josh Brown

NYG

9

10

Garrett Hartley

NO

7

11

Sebastian Janikowski

OAK

7

12

Greg Zuerlein

STL

11

13

David Akers

DET

9

14

Steven Hauschka

SEA

12

15

Robbie Gould

CHI

8

16

Mike Nugent

CIN

12

17

Mason Crosby

GB

4

18

Lawrence Tynes

TB

5

19

Adam Vinatieri

IND

8

20

Alex Henery

PHI

12

21

Shaun Suisham

PIT

5

22

Rob Bironas

TEN

8

23

Ryan Succop

KC

10

24

Nick Novak

SD

8

25

Jay Feely

ARI

9

26

Shayne Graham

CLE

10

27

Kai Forbath

WAS

5

28

Graham Gano

CAR

4

29

Josh Scobee

JAC

9

30

Nick Folk

NYJ

10

31

Rian Lindell

BUF

12

32

Dan Carpenter

MIA

6

Rankings are based upon Athlon Sports' standard scoring system:

KICKER SCORING
PATs = 1 point
39 yards and under = 3 points
40-49 yards = 4 points
50-59 yards = 5 points
60+ yards = 6 points

Additional Fantasy Football Rankings:

2013 Big Board (Top 250)
Quarterbacks
Running Backs
Wide Receivers
Tight Ends
Defense/Special Teams