Week 16 is finally here. All of your blood, sweat, and tears has brought you to your fantasy football championship game. There’s no better feeling than playing for a title, even if it’s just in a virtually scored league based on the actions of real-life people you’ll probably never meet. Thank goodness it won’t come down to a game-winning kick because you got rid of kickers before this season. Wait… your league still has kickers? You actually need some Week 16 fantasy kicker rankings? Well, luckily for you, I wrote some more words and put some names in order.

It’s winning time, and that means there’s no messing around — no being lazy and not changing your kicker just because you don’t want to take the time to do it. Just like I advised last week, two of the biggest factors when choosing a kicker this time of year is whether misses count against you and what the weather forecast looks like. We’ll make adjustments as the week goes on due to the latter.

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WEEK 16 NON-PPR RANKINGS:
Quarterback | Running back | Wide receiver | Tight end | D/ST

At first glance, one thing stood out this week: Matt Prater gets to return and kick in the thin air of Denver. We know how intriguing he was as a fantasy kicker during his time with the Broncos, and so that intrigue is back this week (weather permitting). We also have Zane Gonzalez, Matt Gay and Younghoe Koo as high as they’ve been all season because they just keep on draining kicks.

If you’re in a tricky kicker spot for some reason, give Josh Lambo a try. Getting to use his big leg in Atlanta’s dome against a defense that should allow ball movement could pay off. 

Like I said above, these rankings will be updated throughout the week if there are any late-season kicker moves or particularly concerning or helpful weather developments, so check back later in the week, too. 

Week 16 Fantasy Rankings: Kicker

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

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