Quick Bit: If you’re the kind of fantasy football owner who wants to see projected dollar values for kickers ahead of your 2022 auction draft, then you’ve come to the right place.
For snake drafts, we advise fantasy football owners to draft a kicker in the last round. If you don’t do that, then you’re just expending draft capital in an inefficient manner. In auction formats, spending more than $1 for a kicker is just as bad, even if you have excess money available in your bankroll. Every dollar matters in auction leagues, which is why you won’t find any kickers valued at more than $1 in FantasyPros‘ 2022 auction values.
Only 12 kickers are even valued at $1, with the rest clocking in at a whopping $0. However, that doesn’t mean you should definitely try to get, say, Matt Prater over Evan McPherson or Jonathan Garibay over Jake Elliott. In the preseason, they all feel like pretty much the same guy, so it’s not the same as making an “off-the-board” pick at another position. Again, as long as you’re not spending more than $1, you can essentially target any kicker you’d like and be fine.
We’ll continue updating these kicker auction values until Week 1, so check back for updates.
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Dollar values courtesy of FantasyPros and based on 12-team leagues with $200 budgets.
All kickers not listed valued at $0
Justin Tucker, BAL
Daniel Carlson, LV
Matt Gay, LAR
Tyler Bass, BUF
Harrison Butker, KC
Greg Joseph, MIN
Evan McPherson, CIN
Nick Folk, NE
Ryan Succop, TB
Rodrigo Blankenship, IND
Matt Prater, ARI
Mason Crosby, GB
For full kicker rankings, click here.
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