A winning kicker strategy is to play kickers from teams expected to score a lot of points. On Thursday night, however, we got an example of why projecting kickers is so difficult.
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Just like last week, I slapped the boom or bust label on our kickers again. I went in and made some manual adjustments based on matchup. I added 1.5 points to any player with a good matchup and subtracted 1.5 from players with bad matchups. The Bears have allowed 11 fantasy points per game to [...]
Kickers are always a mess to try to project. It’s always a good bet to take a kicker from a team that’s expected to score a lot of points. This week I made a couple minor adjustments to the totals for kickers with good and bad matchups.
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.
Chandler Catanzaro is in the top-5 every week. Just thought I’d mention that. Fantasy Pros have him ninth this week. He’s averaged the third-most fantasy points among kickers at FanDuel.
I’d like to call the kicker projections boom or bust, but realistically, there are a few fantasy points separating the players in my projections. An extra point separates our top kicker from our No. 10 kicker. Kicker is the most difficult position to project. That said, these projections factor in how often a team kicks [...]