Gostkowski, Longwell top the 2009 draft rankings, with top being a relative term
Kicker production is random. Don't let anyone tell you different.
You might think it's mandatory to rush out and grab the kickers associated with the offenses you expect to be of the "high-octane" variety this season. Tell that to Nate Kaeding, who played for the NFL's second-highest-scoring team in 2008 and still finished 14th among kickers in fantasy points. You might think you should stay away from kickers who play for humdrum offenses. Well, tell that to Kris Brown. His Texans finished ...
Read full story
2009 Football Draft Kit
ESPN.com's fantasy experts offer all the information you'll need to succeed in your draft this year.
Draft Kit Home
• Top 200 | Cheat Sheet (PDF)
• Quarterback: Rankings | Preview
• Running back: Rankings | Preview
• Wide receiver: Rankings | Preview
• Tight end: Rankings | Preview
• Team defense: Rankings | Preview
• Kicker: Rankings | Preview
• IDP: Rankings | Primer
• Other formats: PPR | 2-QB | TD-Only
Talented Mr. Roto
• 2009 sleepers and busts
• 2009 sleepers and busts, Version 2
• Late risers and fallers in drafts
• 10 (deep sleeper) names to know
• IDP (individual defensive players) sleepers
• Michael Turner and the "Curse of 370"
• What's the ideal draft slot?
• Can we predict kicker performance?
• Impact fantasy players on new teams