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Matt Prater 2013 Season OutlookThe Anti-Idiot Kicker


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#1 instant290

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Posted 06 October 2013 - 07:18 PM

If "Legatron" has a 40 page thread, this guy deserves his own too...

Kickers are the black sheep of fantasy, but the points Prater has been putting up this season are a big difference maker. When your kicker is capable of putting up 15+ points any given week, you have a clear advantage...Prater is the Jimmy Graham of kickers. :D

Now we just need to come up with a clever nickname for him...

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Posted 06 October 2013 - 07:26 PM

It's amazing to look at your scoresheet every week and see 14 points from your kicker. This cat is a beast.

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Posted 06 October 2013 - 07:26 PM

He made me lose because he phucking scored 17 phucking points. Such BS. The only reason my opponent had him was because of autopick too, the guy just phucking got lucky and didn't even know he was getting a good kicker.

Really hate the luck involved in fantasy wish it could be all skill

Edited by NinjaNight, 06 October 2013 - 07:27 PM.


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Posted 06 October 2013 - 07:27 PM

#1 kicker in fantasy, gotta love it
8 Team ESPN Points league (IP 3, W 5, QS 3, K 1, H -1, ER -2, BB -1, L -5)   (1B 1, 2B 2, 3B 3, HR 4, BB 1, R 1, RBI 1, SB 1, K -1, E -1)

C - Salvador Perez
1B- Paul Goldschmidt
2B-  Matt Carpenter
3B- Adrian Beltre
SS-
Dee Gordon
OF- Ryan Braun, Kole Calhoun, George Springer, Charlie Blackmon, Gregory Polanco
Util- Freddie Freeman
Bench- Oscar Taveras, Brian Dozier. SP: Henderson Alvarez, Jeff Locke, James Paxton, Jesse Hahn

SP- Stephen Strasburg, Mat Latos  Yordano Ventura, Sonny Gray, Matt Cain, Collin McHugh, Corey Kluber
RP- Glen Perkins, David Robertson
DL- Cliff Lee

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Posted 06 October 2013 - 07:28 PM

View PostRogerGoodell, on 06 October 2013 - 07:26 PM, said:

It's amazing to look at your scoresheet every week and see 14 points from your kicker. This cat is a beast.

indeed

only reason I am down 4pts.. 1 player(tony g or danny w) left vs 2 de and defboth (jets)

my break again... lost by 4 last week, prolly lose again by 4

thanks matt!
My 10 team standard IDP league $$$   updated squad!!!! whoo

QB Matthew Stafford
WR Josh Gordon
WR Roddy White
WR Riley Cooper
RB Matt Forte
RB Ben Tate
TE Jimmy Graham
W/R/T Danny Woodhead
BN Tony Gonzalez
BN Percy Harvin
BN Dwayne Bowe
BN Andre Brown
K Matt Prater
DEF Buffalo
DB Eric Weddle
DL Ziggy Ansah
LB Paul Posluszny

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Posted 06 October 2013 - 07:47 PM

Great kicker and the stupid 40 page thread on the other guy is just downright irritating.

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Posted 06 October 2013 - 07:58 PM

Huge reason why I beat my teams. He is more reliable than RB2 or even some of my WR. Double digit points, tons of PATs and you can count on him for long range shots. I have a kicker I actually never want to drop.
2013 Fantasy Baseball Champion Friends and Family League
Go Rays ! Go Orioles! Go Alex Cobb!
12 Team H2H Standard 5 Keepers
C: Posey
1B: Goldy!!!
2B: Pedroia
3B: Beltre
SS: Segura
OF: Marte, Jennings, Coco
UTL: Napoli
Bench: Bogaerts, Taveras, Willingham
SP: Darvish, Shields, Price, Cobb, Wacha, Bailey, Peralta
RP: Perkins, Britton, Mejia, Doolittle

If you have any questions you want to ask about your roster feel free to PM me.

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Posted 06 October 2013 - 08:17 PM

he rocks! i feel like a genius for picking him hahaha
8 Team Standard ESPN settings

QB, RB, RB, WR, WR, TE, Flex, D/ST, K

QB: Newton, Stafford
RB: AP, Morris, Bernard
WR: Allen, Garcon, Shorts, Decker, Harvin
TE: Gronk, Cameron, Wright
Flex: Stacy
D/ST: Titans
K: Prater

8 Team Yahoo H2H

PG, SG, G, SF, PF, F, C, C, Util, Util

G: Curry, George, Teague, R. Allen, Kidd
F: Durant, Ibaka, Kirilenko, Varejao, Duncan, World Peace
C: Chandler, Garnett

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Posted 06 October 2013 - 08:25 PM

THE best and most consistent player on my team. I'd almost win a game if I had one more like him.

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Posted 06 October 2013 - 08:36 PM

View PostJimmyGs, on 06 October 2013 - 08:25 PM, said:

THE best and most consistent player on my team. I'd almost win a game if I had one more like him.

hahaha I love that!

same here
My 10 team standard IDP league $$$   updated squad!!!! whoo

QB Matthew Stafford
WR Josh Gordon
WR Roddy White
WR Riley Cooper
RB Matt Forte
RB Ben Tate
TE Jimmy Graham
W/R/T Danny Woodhead
BN Tony Gonzalez
BN Percy Harvin
BN Dwayne Bowe
BN Andre Brown
K Matt Prater
DEF Buffalo
DB Eric Weddle
DL Ziggy Ansah
LB Paul Posluszny

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Posted 07 October 2013 - 02:00 PM

Anyone else worried that Prater will only get 5 pts this week? One for each PAT against the Jags?

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Posted 07 October 2013 - 02:25 PM

View PostJimmyGs, on 07 October 2013 - 02:00 PM, said:

Anyone else worried that Prater will only get 5 pts this week? One for each PAT against the Jags?

When they bench players and only run the ball, he should get some looks
2013 Fantasy Baseball Champion Friends and Family League
Go Rays ! Go Orioles! Go Alex Cobb!
12 Team H2H Standard 5 Keepers
C: Posey
1B: Goldy!!!
2B: Pedroia
3B: Beltre
SS: Segura
OF: Marte, Jennings, Coco
UTL: Napoli
Bench: Bogaerts, Taveras, Willingham
SP: Darvish, Shields, Price, Cobb, Wacha, Bailey, Peralta
RP: Perkins, Britton, Mejia, Doolittle

If you have any questions you want to ask about your roster feel free to PM me.

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Posted 07 October 2013 - 02:27 PM

View PostBigBlue860, on 06 October 2013 - 08:36 PM, said:

View PostJimmyGs, on 06 October 2013 - 08:25 PM, said:

THE best and most consistent player on my team. I'd almost win a game if I had one more like him.

hahaha I love that!

same here

It is the year of the kicker!  Pretty sad when on a weekly basis your kicker puts up more points then your Number 2 WR
10 man PPR

QB - Romo (A. Luck)
RB - McCoy/Forte (F.Jackson/A. Brown)
WR - D. Thomas/ J. Nelson/ K. Allen (A. Boldin/M. Colston/ P. Harvin)
TE - Tony G  
DST - Da Bears (Chargers)
K - Prater

12 Man Standard

QB - Kaep (A. Dalton)
RB - T. Rich / D. Williams (S. Jax/ R. Hillman)
WR - DeSean Jax/ V Jax / M. Colston  (B. Hartline/ D. Hopkins)
TE - G. Olsen (D. Clark)
DST - Cowboys
K   - R. Gould

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Posted 07 October 2013 - 02:28 PM

View PostJimmyGs, on 07 October 2013 - 02:00 PM, said:

Anyone else worried that Prater will only get 5 pts this week? One for each PAT against the Jags?

5 XPA? I'll take the over. He could lead all kickers this week in fantasypoints with just extra point attempts.

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Posted 07 October 2013 - 03:35 PM

Last years real "leg" was Lawrence Tynes.

This year goes to Prater. Glad I have him as well.
NFL 2013 12-Team League    9th Pick Overall    $ League   Record: 10-3 REPEAT!! Back to Back
QB: Peyton Manning
WR1: Vincent Jackson WR2: Pierre Garcon    WR3: Eric Decker
RB1: Marshawn Lynch    RB2: Reggie Bush
TE:
Julius Thomas DEF: Seattle    Kicker: Stephen Gostkowski
Bench: Joique Bell, Julian Edelman, Kirk Cousins, Todman
NFL 2013 10-Team League    7th pick Overall $ League Record: 8-5     New League this year.  1st place Champ!
QB: Drew Brees
WR1: Vincent Jackson WR2: Pierre Garcon WR3: Eric Decker
RB1: Knownshon Moreno RB2: Trent RichardsonZac Stacy
TE: Delaine Walker   DEF: Streaming Defenses   Kicker: Dan Bailey
Bench: CJ Spiller, Percy Harvin, Dennis Pitta, Kirk Cousins, Todman

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Posted 07 October 2013 - 03:51 PM

I'm actually thinking about trading for Prater. I don't even have any idea how to assess his value in a trade, but all I know is I want this guy on my roster. So far his lead as K1 isn't Graham or Peyton-like, but I think it will be by the end of the season.

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Posted 07 October 2013 - 03:53 PM

View PostUFGator0587, on 07 October 2013 - 03:51 PM, said:

I'm actually thinking about trading for Prater. I don't even have any idea how to assess his value in a trade, but all I know is I want this guy on my roster. So far his lead as K1 isn't Graham or Peyton-like, but I think it will be by the end of the season.
No way I would do that. There is not a lot of point spread between the kickers YTD. Just find one that is fairly consistent or stream them week to week.

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Posted 07 October 2013 - 05:22 PM

Guy has been ridiculous this year. I wouldn't count on him averaging quite this much the rest of the way, but he's got a huge leg, is accurate, and is on arguably the greatest offense of all-time. At the very least it should dispel the myth that kickers don't matter and are all the same.

Edited by BGDDYKWL, 07 October 2013 - 05:22 PM.


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Posted 07 October 2013 - 05:37 PM

View PostBGDDYKWL, on 07 October 2013 - 05:22 PM, said:

Guy has been ridiculous this year. I wouldn't count on him averaging quite this much the rest of the way, but he's got a huge leg, is accurate, and is on arguably the greatest offense of all-time. At the very least it should dispel the myth that kickers don't matter and are all the same.

Maybe he won't put up 15 - 18 points per week, but I feel that 8 - 12 is very doable for him week in and week out. Everything is right for him.

He plays in Denver where the ball will float

He is accurate from far away

He will get PAT looks

He is clutch

Edited by dannyusf, 07 October 2013 - 05:37 PM.

2013 Fantasy Baseball Champion Friends and Family League
Go Rays ! Go Orioles! Go Alex Cobb!
12 Team H2H Standard 5 Keepers
C: Posey
1B: Goldy!!!
2B: Pedroia
3B: Beltre
SS: Segura
OF: Marte, Jennings, Coco
UTL: Napoli
Bench: Bogaerts, Taveras, Willingham
SP: Darvish, Shields, Price, Cobb, Wacha, Bailey, Peralta
RP: Perkins, Britton, Mejia, Doolittle

If you have any questions you want to ask about your roster feel free to PM me.

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Posted 07 October 2013 - 06:33 PM

View PostFakeChow, on 07 October 2013 - 02:27 PM, said:

View PostBigBlue860, on 06 October 2013 - 08:36 PM, said:

View PostJimmyGs, on 06 October 2013 - 08:25 PM, said:

THE best and most consistent player on my team. I'd almost win a game if I had one more like him.

hahaha I love that!

same here

It is the year of the kicker!  Pretty sad when on a weekly basis your kicker puts up more points then your Number 2 WR

He got me more points this week than my RB2 and WR2 combined.




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