The Fantasy Flavor Positional Power Rankings – Week 15 Ks

December 11, 2008 | Thyrl Nelson

Here are this week’s fantasy kicker start rankings. Keep in mind that this time of year, the weather can have a big effect on kicking games. The information below reflects trends and stats this year only, keep an eye on weather forecasts to make sure you aren’t setting yourself up for failure.

 

Keep in mind that the power rankings, listed here, are based on year to date performance and not a reflection of your best options for week 15. Just below the power rankings are match up previews advising who should be better or worse than usual this week, based on their opponents. At the bottom, are the week 15 start rankings, that’s where you should look for help with your week 15 lineup decisions.

 

Week 15 Fantasy Kicker Power Rankings

 

K Power Rankings Archive34567 - 8 - 9 - 10 - 11 - 12 - 13 - 14

 

(last week’s rankings in parentheses)

 

1. Garrett Hartley (5) – NO – FG – 11/11; 1-39 – 7/7; 40-49 – 4/4; 50+ – 0/0; PAT – 15/15

 

2. John Carney (1) – NYG – FG – 27/29; 1-39 – 24/25; 40-49 – 3/4; 50+ – 0/0; PAT – 35/35

 

3. Stephen Gostkowski (3) – NE – FG – 30/33; 1-39 – 20/21; 40-49 – 9/11; 50+ – 1/1; PAT – 27/27

 

4. David Akers (4) – PHI – FG – 26/32; 1-39 – 19/21; 40-49 – 6/7; 50+ – 1/4; PAT – 37/37

 

5. Rob Bironas (2) – TEN – FG – 24/27; 1-39 – 10/10; 40-49 – 14/17; 50+ – 0/0; PAT – 36/36

 

6. Jason Elam (7) – ATL – FG – 25/27; 1-39 – 14/15; 40-49 – 10/10; 50+ – 1/2; PAT – 34/34

 

7. Ryan Longwell (10) – MIN – FG – 26/30; 1-39 – 16/17; 40-49 – 5/8; 50+ – 5/5; PAT – 31/31

 

8. Matt Bryant (9) – TB – FG – 29/34; 1-39 – 25/25; 40-49 – 4/7; 50+ – 0/2; PAT – 28/29

 

9. Jay Feeley (8) – NYJ – FG – 21/25; 1-39 – 15/18; 40-49 – 4/5; 50+ – 2/2; PAT – 35/35

 

10. Rian Lindell (11) – BUF – FG – 25/32; 1-39 – 16/17; 40-49 – 8/12; 50+ – 1/3; PAT – 28/28

 

11. Mason Crosby (6) – GB – FG – 22/26; 1-39 – 14/16; 40-49 – 5/5; 50+ – 3/5; PAT – 39/39

 

12. Neil Rackers (15) – AZ – FG – 23/26; 1-39 – 16/18; 40-49 – 6/6; 50+ – 1/2; PAT – 37/37

 

13. Phil Dawson (12) – CLE – FG – 29/34; 1-39 – 21/23; 40-49 – 5/6; 50+ – 3/5; PAT – 17/17

 

14. Jeff Reed (16) – PIT – FG – 24/27; 1-39 – 15/15; 40-49 – 8/10; 50+ – 1/2; PAT – 29/30

 

15. Kris Brown (18) – HOU – FG – 23/26; 1-39 – 15/15; 40-49 – 7/9; 50+ – 1/2; PAT – 31/31

 

16. Matt Prater (13) – DEN – FG – 21/28; 1-39 – 13/15; 40-49 – 3/8; 50+ – 5/5; PAT – 35/35

 

17. John Kasay (17) – CAR – FG – 21/22; 1-39 – 13/13; 40-49 – 7/7; 50+ – 1/2; PAT – 36/36

 

18. Josh Brown (19) – ST.L – FG – 24/29; 1-39 – 10/10; 40-49 – 8/11; 50+ – 6/8; PAT – 13/13

 

19. Joe Nedney (14) – SF – FG – 23-26; 1-39 – 14/14; 40-49 – 7/9; 50+ – 2/3; PAT – 29/29

 

20. Nick Folk (NR) – DAL – FG – 17/19; 1-39 – 6/7; 40-49 – 9/10; 50+ – 2/2; PAT – 37/37

 

Dropped From Rankings: Nate Kaeding – SD

 

Ks Who Should Be Better Than Usual In Week 15: Nate Kaeding @ KC; Jay Feeley vs. BUF; John Carney or Lawrence Tynes @ DAL; John Kasay vs. DEN

 

Ks Who Could Be Sleepers Based On Week 15 Match Ups: Josh Brown vs. SEA; Dan Carpenter vs. SF; Olindo Mare @ ST.L; Adam Vinatieri vs. DET; Jason Hanson @ IND; Robbie Gould vs. NO

 

Ks With Tough Week 15 Match Ups: David Akers vs. CLE; Nick Folk vs. NYG; Matt Bryant @ ATL; Jeff Reed @ BAL; Sebastian Janikowski vs. NE; Matt Prater @ CAR; Stephen Gostkowski @ OAK

 

Ks You Might Want To Avoid In Week 15: Kris Brown vs. TEN; Matt Stover vs. PIT; Shayne Graham vs. WAS

 

And here are the week 15 Fantasy K start rankings; it’s all 32 projected starting Ks in the order that you should consider them this week. They were gotten using the Fantasy Flavor secret formula, and have their formulary numbers in parentheses, the lower the better.

 

1. John Carney (12) *no difference if it’s Tynes, avoid if they’re splitting

2. Garrett Hartley (14)

3. Jay Feeley (24)

4. Rob Bironas (28)

5. Stephen Gostkowski (29)

6. Jason Elam (29)

7. Ryan Longwell (35)

8. Mason Crosby (37)

9. Josh Brown (37)

10. David Akers (39)

11. Phil Dawson (42)

12. John Kasay (43)

13. Matt Bryant (44)

14. Rian Lindell (46)

15. Neil Rackers (46)

16. Nate Kaeding (48)

17. Dan Carpenter (50)

18. Joe Nedney (51)

19. Robbie Gould (54)

20. Jeff Reed (55)

21. Matt Prater (55)

22. Shaun Suisham (55)

23. Olindo Mare (60)

24. Jason Hanson (61)

25. Kris Brown (62)

26. Adam Vinatieri (65)

27. Josh Scobee (69)

28. Nick Folk (70)

29. Sebastian Janikowski (76)

30. Matt Stover (81)

31. Connor Barth (81)

32. Shayne Graham (89)

 

Use the links at the bottom of the page for the rest of this week’s rankings and good luck this week.

 

Peace,

T

(thyrl@wnst.net)

 

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