As we’ve done for the last few weeks, kickers with strong matchups get a boost and those without a good matchup get a few points subtracted. Kickers are near impossible to predict — for instance, Cody Parkey has a “bad” matchup but still went bananas on Thanksgiving Day.
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I usually don’t throw the boom or bust tag on the kicker projections, but I crunched some matchup numbers and made some manual adjustments. That’s why Kai Forbath, Graham Gano, Blair Walsh and Ryan Succop are all in the top six this week.
It’s always a good bet to play kickers and defenses on teams expected to score a lot of points. It shouldn’t be a surprise to see Mike Nugent — against the Jaguars — and Steven Hauschka — against the Raiders — atop the list this week.
I’ve stopped calling the kicker projections boom or bust. Kicker fantasy totals can get pretty random Blair Walsh is 24th on the list, but separated from first by only four points. Minnesota is expected to struggle against Tampa Bay, so maybe Walsh gets an extra try or two and finishes as K1.
Like I keep saying, these projections will get better each week.
I spit on my computer, bashed a couple rocks together and got out some duct tape to put together these projections.
Over the last couple of weeks I’ve been writing a short fantasy football article for a new, welcome initiative on my newspaper’s website. One of my bullet points there is the shootout of the week. I take a look at Vegas betting lines in an attempt to locate a fantasy gold mine. I took it [...]