The Fantasy Flavor Positional Power Rankings – Week 9 Ks

October 31, 2008 | Thyrl Nelson

Here are the Week 9 Fantasy Flavor Kicker Power Rankings. It’s the top 20 Ks based on what we’ve seen so far, and a look ahead at this week’s match ups. In addition to the power rankings, we’ve identified the best and worst match ups for week 9 and ranked all 28 Ks in the order you should consider them this week.

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Fantasy Kicker Power Rankings Week 9

 

The power rankings are based on year to date performance and not a reflection of who to start this week, match up information for week 9 is listed below the rankings. Last weeks rankings are in parentheses.

1. John Carney (2) – NYG – FG – 18/19; 1-39 – 15/16; 40-49 – 3/3; 50+ – 0/0; PAT – 19/19

2. Ryan Longwell (3) – MIN – FG – 16/19; 1-39 – 10/11; 40-49 – 4/6; 50+ – 2/2; PAT – 14/14

3. Stephen Gostkowski (7) – NE – FG – 16/17; 1-39 – 10/10; 40-49 – 6/7; 50+ – 0/0; PAT – 15/15

4. Jason Elam (1) – ATL – FG – 16/17; 1-39 – 8/9; 40-49 – 7/7; 50+ – 1/1; PAT – 15/15

5. Matt Prater (4) – DEN – FG – 13/14; 1-39 – 7/8; 40-49 – 2/2; 50+ – 4/4; PAT – 18/18

6. David Akers (5) – PHI – FG – 15/19; 1-39 – 14/14; 40-49 – 1/2; 50+ – 0/3; PAT – 21/21

7. Rian Lindell (11) – BUF – FG – 15/18; 1-39 – 8/8; 40-49 – 7/8; 50+ – 0/2; PAT – 16/16

8. Robbie Gould (6) – CHI – FG – 13/15; 1-39 – 7/7; 40-49 – 6/8; 50+ – 0/0; PAT – 21/21

9. Rob Bironas (17) – TEN – FG – 13/14; 1-39 – 6/6; 40-49 – 7/8; 50+ – 0/0; PAT – 19/19

10. John Kasay (10) – CAR – FG – 16/16; 1-39 – 8/8; 40-49 – 7/7; 50+ – 1/1; PAT – 18/18

11. Josh Brown (8) – ST.L – FG – 14/16; 1-39 – 5/5; 40-49 – 5/5; 50+ – 4/6; PAT – 10/10

12. Joe Nedney (9) – SF – FG – 17/19; 1-39 – 10/10; 40-49 – 6/8; 50+ – 1/1; PAT – 16/16

13. Nate Kaeding (15) – SD – FG – 15/18; 1-39 – 13/13; 40-49 – 2/5; 50+ – 0/0; PAT – 23/23

14. Matt Bryant (19) – TB – FG – 17/20; 1-39 – 15/15; 40-49 – 2/3; 50+ – 0/2; PAT – 17/17

15. Shaun Suisham (NR) – WAS – FG – 16/21; 1-39 – 9/11; 40-49 – 6/7; 50+ – 1/3; PAT – 15/15   

16. Mason Crosby (16) – FG – 11/14; 1-39 – 8/10; 40-49 – 1/1; 50+ – 2/3; PAT – 23/23

17. Olindo Mare (20) – SEA – FG – 13/14; 1-39 – 8/9; 40-49 – 3/3; 50+ – 2/2; PAT – 15/15

18. Josh Scobee (12) – JAX – FG – 12/14; 1-39 – 6/8; 40-49 – 3/3; 50+ – 3/3; PAT – 15/15

19. Sebastian Janikowski (13) – OAK – FG – 14/18; 1-39 – 11/11; 40-49 – 1/2; 50+ – 2/5; PAT – 9/9

20. Nick Folk (NR) – DAL – FG – 9/11; 1-39 – 5/6; 40-49 – 2/3; 50+ – 2/2; PAT – 25/25

Dropped from Rankings: Jeff Reed – PIT; Kris Brown – HOU

 

Here’s a look at who should be a little bit better or worse than normal based on this week’s match ups.

Ks Who Should Enjoy Their Week 9 Match Ups: Stephen Gostkowski @ IND; John Carney vs. DAL; David Akers @ SEA; Matt Bryant @ KC; Olindo Mare vs. PHI; Robbie Gould vs. DET; Neil Rackers @ ST.L; Rob Bironas vs. GB

Ks Who Could Be Sleepers in Week 9: Jason Hanson @ CHI; Dan Carpenter @ DEN

Ks With Tough Week 9 Match Ups: Mason Crosby @ TEN; Sebastian Janikowski vs. OAK; Nick Folk @ NYG; Shaun Suisham vs. PIT; Rian Lindell vs. NYJ; Jeff Reed @ WAS; Josh Brown vs. AZ

D/STs You Might Want to Avoid In Week 9: Matt Stover @ CLE; Adam Vinatieri vs. NE; Phil Dawson vs. BAL; Connor Barth vs. TB

 

And finally our “Formulary Start Rankings” for week 9. They’re gotten using the secret Fantasy Flavor Formula, which is basically 2 parts players performance, one part defensive expectations against them and a fraction of my gut thrown in to account for injuries and anomallies. The formulary number is in parenthesis behind the player’s name, the lower the number, the better your player’s chances at a big day.

1. John Carney (6)

2. Stephen Gostkowski (8)

3. David Akers (15)

4. Ryan Longwell (17)

5. Robbie Gould (24)

6. Matt Prater (26)

7. Jason Elam (27)

8. Matt Bryant (27)

9. Rob Bironas (29)

10. Olindo Mare (35)

11. Rian Lindell (37)

12. Josh Brown (41)

13. Josh Scobee (47)

14. Shaun Suisham (50)

15. Jason Hanson (52)

16. Kris Brown (54)

17. Jay Feeley (55)

18. Neil Rackers (55)

19. Mason Crosby (58)

20. Jeff Reed (20)

21. Nick Folk (61)

22. Sebastian Janikowski (61)

23. Dan Carpenter (62)

24. Shayne Graham (62)

25. Phil Dawson (73)

26. Connor Barth (76)

27. Adam Vinatieri (84)

28. Matt Stover (85)

Catch the Fantasy Flavor on Saturday from 4-7 and as always, good luck this week.

Peace,

T

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