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Fantasy Football 2014 Kicker Rankings: Week 3

Author:
Dan Bailey

Dan Bailey

Stephen Gostkowski checks in at No. 1 on Athlon Sports’ Fantasy Football Kicker Rankings for Week 3, but he’s yet to show off his powerful leg. Matt Bryant leads all kickers with two field goals of 50 yards or longer, while 10 other kickers have already connected from that distance as well. Dallas’ Dan Bailey is one of those, as he was good on four attempts from 40 yards and beyond, including a 51-yarder, in the Cowboys’ easy 26-10 road win over the Titans. Dallas travels to St. Louis this week, a game that features two kickers with big legs in Bailey and the Rams’ Greg Zuerlein (career long of 60 yards).

Each week during the NFL season, we will rank enough players at each position to appease everyone from those in 8-team leagues to 16-team leagues, those that can start two QBs, two TEs, three RBs and four WRs. We cut out the rest, because if you're looking at who the 50th-best running back or the 17th-best kicker is for that week, you need more help than any Web site can give you.

Positional Rankings: QB I RB I WR I TE I DST I K

2014 NFL Week 3 Fantasy Football Rankings — Kickers

Rank

Player

Team

Opp

1

Stephen Gostkowski

NE

vs. OAK

2

Steven Hauschka

SEA

vs. DEN

3

Justin Tucker

BAL

at CLE

4

Matt Bryant

ATL

vs. TB (Thurs.)

5

Nick Novak

SD

at BUF

6

Dan Bailey

DAL

at STL

7

Mason Crosby

GB

at DET

8

Cody Parkey

PHI

vs. WAS

9

Adam Vinatieri

IND

at JAC

10

Phil Dawson

SF

at ARI

11

Shayne Graham

NO

vs. MIN

12

Dan Carpenter

BUF

vs. SD

13

Mike Nugent

CIN

vs. TEN

14

Robbie Gould

CHI

at NYJ (Mon.)

15

Greg Zuerlein

STL

vs. DAL

16

Brandon McManus

DEN

at SEA

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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