The byes are officially over, and for the rest of the season, fantasy football owners will have a pool of 32 guys to choose from every week. Before we get any further, I must point your attention to Michael Badgley, Harrison Butker, Dan Bailey, and Zane Gonzalez. All four are coming off byes, so they were potentially dropped, and all four are in the top-10 in our Week 13 fantasy kicker rankings. It’s worth checking to see if you can pick them up as free agents. Badgley, in Denver this week and an absolute stud, is even nearly worth a waiver claim.

More on Gonzalez here, too. We ranked him near the bottom of this list all season, figuring that his past struggles would eventually show up. But they haven’t. He’s made 26-of-29 field-goal attempts this season, along with all but one of his extra points. That includes making both of his kicks from beyond 50 yards. Gonzalez made us buy in.

WEEK 13 NON-PPR RANKINGS:
Quarterback | Running back | Wide receiver | Tight end | D/ST

Barring weather concerns, it’s not really worth constantly streaming kickers because it’s so random anyway. You might as well settle in with one for the rest of the season. Outside of the top 10,  Ka’imi Fairbairn, Matt Gay and Younghoe Koo all have solid leg talent that will play in any stadium and at least manageable weather (although Fairbairn’s struggles this season have been greater than expected, we still believe in the overall ability).

I’m not sure what to make of Joey Slye’s rough Week 12, but I’m sticking with my belief in him for another week. 

Other than that, enjoy the Thanksgiving football! Hopefully your kicker doesn’t ruin the day by missing four field goals or anything terrible like that. The good news is all six kickers will be playing indoors, so if there are any weather worries for the weekend, you can always grab someone for Thursday. Four kickers in our top 12 play on turkey day, so they should be solid choices.

Week 13 Fantasy Rankings: Kicker

Rank Player
1 Justin Tucker, BAL vs. SF
2 Greg Zuerlein, LAR @ ARZ
3 Michael Badgley, LAC @ DEN
4 Joey Slye, CAR vs. WAS
5 Harrison Butker, KC vs. OAK
6 Wil Lutz, NO @ ATL
7 Daniel Carlson, OAK @ KC
8 Brett Maher, DAL vs. BUF
9 Dan Bailey, MIN @ SEA
10 Zane Gonzalez, ARZ vs. LAR
11 Younghoe Koo, ATL vs. NO
12 Matt Prater, DET vs. CHI
13 Jason Myers, SEA vs. MIN
14 Eddy Pineiro, CHI @ DET
15 Ka’imi Fairbairn, HOU vs. NE
16 Mason Crosby, GB @ NYG
17 Matt Gay, TB @ JAX
18 Jake Elliott, PHI @ MIA
19 Josh Lambo, JAX vs. TB
20 Brandon McManus, DEN vs. LAC
21 Nick Folk, NE @ HOU
22 Austin Seibert, CLE @ PIT
23 Ryan Succop, TEN @ IND
24 Stephen Hauschka, BUF @ DAL
25 Robbie Gould, SF @ BAL
26 Aldrick Rosas, NYG vs. GB
27 Dustin Hopkins, WAS @ CAR
28 Randy Bullock, CIN vs. NYJ
29 Jason Sanders, MIA vs. PHI
30 Chris Boswell, PIT vs. CLE
31 Sam Ficken, NYJ @ CIN
32 Adam Vinatieri, IND vs. TEN

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