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How to choose kickers? Just looking for advice 1000% WHIR


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#1 Fantasymaestro

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Posted 28 September 2013 - 05:10 PM

This is my second year playing fantasy. This year I decided to stream defenses and have done well so far. Defense is easy, but I don't get kickers. I have had Justin Tucker on my team for the past two years and have liked him, but there are still kickers scoring more on the WW. What is the formula for picking kickers? Do you want ones on good teams that will have possession a lot or bad teams that get stuffed alot? Do you want blowouts or close games?

Team 1: 5-2 12 Team Standard: BOLD=Starting

QB-Ryan

RB:-Murray, Ellington, McCoy, 

WR:-Demaryius, Cobb, Kelvin, Garcon, Beckham, Evans

TE: Allen

Team 2: 7-0 12 Team Standard:

QB: Rodgers

RBs: Ellington, Bradshaw, Joique, FJax, Ingram, Tre Mason

WRs: D-Thom, Sanders, Garcon, Gordon, Desean, Torrey

TE: Fleener

Team 3: 4-3 10 Team Standard:

QB-Rivers

RBs: Murray, Ellington,  Dixon

WRs: Jordy, Calvin, Kelvin, Cordarelle, Gordon, T-Will, Beckham, Hopkins

TE: Clay

Team 4: 3-4 8 Team Standard (3 WRs/no flex):

QB: Luck

RBs: Oliver, Tate, Morris, Ivory

WRs: Julio, Brown, A-Johnson, Edelman, Garcon, Gordon

TE: Walker


#2 Swordfish21

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Posted 28 September 2013 - 05:14 PM

From what I can tell... Pick a team that is good enough to move the lines, but not enough to do it all the way to get TD...

Also, Doom players are good cause its easier to kick in there.

Honestly, no real trick beside the top few kickers.

http://forums.rotowo...howtopic=376489
10 team standard scoring league

QB: Tony Romo, Cutler, Dalton
RB: Jamaal Charles, Knowshon Moreno, Chris Johnson, Vareen
WR: Dez Bryant, Andre Johnson, Alshon Jeffery, Crabtree
TE: Greg Olsen, Julius Thomas
D: KC Chiefs D/ST
K: Dan Bailey

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Posted 28 September 2013 - 05:22 PM

No strategy really.

#4 goldpants77

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Posted 28 September 2013 - 05:50 PM

I look for kickers that play for a good offense, typically not the top 3 offenses but next tier down. You want stalled drives in FG range. Also in my format we get more points for 40+ and even more for 50+ Yarders so I want a kicker with some proven distance ability. Bailey of Dallas has been doing everything I hoped for. Gostkowski would another example of what I am talking about.
12 Team $$$ League (PPR+ bonus pts for 100 yds rush/receiving 300 yds passing)

QB- Newton
RB- Gio, Miller
WR/TE- Decker, Hawkins
Flex- Torrey
Defense- Philly
K- Parkey
bench- Ryan, Forte, Dixon, Juwan, Calvin, Alshon, Ja.Jones, Adams

#5 Fantasymaestro

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Posted 28 September 2013 - 05:54 PM

Thanks Goldpants. Tucker is kind of in a tier 3 offense but it isn't bad and he has a good leg, so I feel pretty good about him.

Team 1: 5-2 12 Team Standard: BOLD=Starting

QB-Ryan

RB:-Murray, Ellington, McCoy, 

WR:-Demaryius, Cobb, Kelvin, Garcon, Beckham, Evans

TE: Allen

Team 2: 7-0 12 Team Standard:

QB: Rodgers

RBs: Ellington, Bradshaw, Joique, FJax, Ingram, Tre Mason

WRs: D-Thom, Sanders, Garcon, Gordon, Desean, Torrey

TE: Fleener

Team 3: 4-3 10 Team Standard:

QB-Rivers

RBs: Murray, Ellington,  Dixon

WRs: Jordy, Calvin, Kelvin, Cordarelle, Gordon, T-Will, Beckham, Hopkins

TE: Clay

Team 4: 3-4 8 Team Standard (3 WRs/no flex):

QB: Luck

RBs: Oliver, Tate, Morris, Ivory

WRs: Julio, Brown, A-Johnson, Edelman, Garcon, Gordon

TE: Walker


#6 leesanity7

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Posted 28 September 2013 - 07:18 PM

I choose kickers on a weekly basis... I use this website to select kickers on a weekly basis, going by who is available and what these analysts have to say. Last week, I had Mason Crosby, who got 16 pts. I won last week, 101.65 to 100.50, so yeah, the website definitely helped me out.

http://fantasyteamad...-football-2013/

12 Team FF League:

QB: Jay Cutler
WR1: Antonio Brown
WR2: Odell Beckham Jr.
RB1: Le'Veon Bell
RB2: Branden Oliver
TE: Jordan Reed
FLEX: Jerick McKinnon

 

Kicker: Stream

Defense: Stream
 

Bench: Jimmy Graham, Brian Quick, Cordarrelle Patterson, Josh Gordon, Jonathan Stewart, Tre Mason


#7 tfsb89

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Posted 28 September 2013 - 07:21 PM

Two things that make setup success for a kicker:

1) Good offense
2) Opposing team has a good red zone defense.

Here's a link for redzone stats:

http://www.teamranki...one-scoring-pct
Draft 9/1/2014.

#8 ShivaBlaster

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Posted 28 September 2013 - 07:21 PM

Eenie, Meenie, Miney, Mo.....

#9 wtb88

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Posted 28 September 2013 - 07:25 PM

greg the leg, greg the leg, greg the leg

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Posted 28 September 2013 - 07:25 PM

I choose kickers on a weekly basis... I use this website to select kickers on a weekly basis, going by who is available and what these analysts have to say. Last week, I had Mason Crosby, who got 16 pts. I won last week, 101.65 to 100.50, so yeah, the website definitely helped me out.

http://fantasyteamad...-football-2013/


I'm sorry but streaming kickers is a total crapshoot.

#11 Milk Steak

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Posted 28 September 2013 - 07:28 PM

Hauschka (Seattle) kicker has been my guy

#12 MikeLitoris94

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Posted 28 September 2013 - 07:29 PM

TFW I drop Justin Tucker and pick up Gostokowski in my 12 team fantasy. Tucker did do well this week and I'm a huge fan, but just gravitating towards stephen for some reason

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Posted 28 September 2013 - 07:50 PM

Same strategy I use for all offense players - pick one that moves the ball. I have the DEN and PHI kicker in my leagues.
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