Following in last year's footsteps, Stephen Gostkowski is the top-ranked kicker for Week 1 of the fantasy football season. Even though the Patriots are going to be in a tough matchup Sunday night against Arizona, and the offense will be led by Jimmy Garoppolo instead of Tom Brady, Gostkowski has proven that he can be a reliable fantasy kicker, regardless of matchup.
Picking kickers is tough, but going with guys that are fixtures on their team and haven't let fantasy owners down in the past is key.
Here are the Week 1 kicker rankings:
— Written by Sarah Lewis, who is part of the Athlon Contributor network and lives, eats, and breathes fantasy football. She also writes for SoCalledFantasyExperts.com among other sites. Have a fantasy football question? Send it to her on Twitter @Sarah_Lewis32.