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Week 17 Rankings: Kickers

Updated: December 26, 2008, 11:35 AM ET
By Fantasy staff | ESPN.com

These rankings are intended to rate how players will perform in Week 17 of the NFL season only and does not account for season-long performance. They are a composite of Matthew Berry's, Christopher Harris', Eric Karabell's and Erik Kuselias' personal rankings for the week. ESPN's official fantasy projections and profiles for Week 17 can be viewed by clicking here.

Rankings were updated Friday to adjust for the latest injury news and emerging trends.

Week 17 kicker rankings
Rank Name Team Opponent
Berry

Harris

Kuselias

Karabell
Average
1 Garrett Hartley Saints Car 2 1 5 1 2.3
2 Stephen Gostkowski Patriots @Buf 14 3 1 4 5.5
3 Mason Crosby Packers Det 9 5 3 10 6.8
4 Robbie Gould Bears @Hou 1 17 11 2 7.8
5 Matt Bryant Buccaneers Oak 11 8 6 7 8.0
6 Jason Elam Falcons StL 17 9 2 9 9.3
7 Joe Nedney 49ers Was 3 19 13 3 9.5
8 Nate Kaeding Chargers Den 15 10 9 5 9.8
9 Rob Bironas Titans @Ind 6 6 7 NR 10.0
10 Ryan Longwell Vikings NYG 7 4 10 NR 10.5
11 David Akers Eagles Dal 16 14 8 8 11.5
12 John Carney Giants @Min 13 2 NR 13 12.3
13 Neil Rackers Cardinals Sea 5 13 12 NR 12.8
14 John Kasay Panthers @NO 12 NR 4 15 13.0
15 Matt Prater Broncos @SD NR 11 17 6 13.8
16 Jay Feely Jets Mia 4 NR 19 12 14.0
17 Kris Brown Texans Chi 20 7 16 NR 16.0
18 Josh Brown Rams @Atl NR 16 14 14 16.3
19 Olindo Mare Seahawks @Ari 8 NR 25 11 16.3
20 Matt Stover Ravens Jac 18 15 15 NR 17.3