31-Year-Old Kicker – Seattle Seahawks
2016 Fantasy Football Outlook
The Seahawks are one of three teams (Patriots, Ravens) to finish in the top-10 in kicker scoring in each of the last three seasons, and they are joined by the Patriots and Saints as the only teams to ...
Steven Hauschka Contract Information:
Signed a three-year deal with the Seahawks in March of 2014 worth $9.15 million.
Hauschka made both field-goal attempts but missed his lone extra point in Seattle's season-opening win over the Dolphins on Sunday.
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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks
Hauschka finished fourth in scoring last year for the second year in a row, though he had nine fewer points. He had nearly the same number of field-goal attempts and PATs as in 2013, but he made just 31-of-37 field goals (83.8 percent) thanks in part to a Week 16 0-for-3 aberration, two of which were from 50-plus yards, the other from 47. Seattle's red-zone struggles (20th in TD efficiency) clearly helped Hauschka, but that could change this year with the addition of tight end Jimmy Graham. If Graham is as successful in the red zone as the Seahawks hope, Hauschka will trade some field goals for PATs.
Hauschka’s 2013 season might be most remembered for a kick he didn’t attempt, as he persuaded coach Pete Carroll to eschew a 53-yarder in the NFC Championship Game, with the 4th-and-7 play call resulting in a game-changing 35-yard touchdown for the eventual Super Bowl champs. That being said, Hauschka was among the best of the league when he was on the field, ranking fourth in scoring with 143 points and second in field-goal percentage at 94.3 percent. While that percentage might go down as the high-water mark for Hauschka’s career, he’s been above the league average conversion rate for three straight seasons, albeit with few long-range attempts. A world-class defense that routinely shortens the field for an offense that could become more explosive with a healthier Percy Harvin should result in ample PATs and field goals for Hauschka in 2014.
Hauschka's 88.9 field-goal percentage ranked in the top half of the NFL last season, but it was his excellent production at the end of the regular season that mattered most in the fantasy playoffs. The red-hot Seahawks allowed him to accumulate 44 points the last four weeks (and that was with a missed PAT in Week 15 and no FGA in Week 16). More field-goal opportunities would be nice – his 27 ranked 23rd in the NFL – as Hauschka lived off extra points (48, fifth), only 11 of which came in the first seven games. But with Seattle expected to be an offensive force in 2013 after the addition of Percy Harvin, Hauschka has intriguing fantasy potential. While he hasn’t shown much ability from 50-plus yards (1-for-4 last year), his proficiency from shorter distances and a possible uptick in PATs make up for it. Hauschka injured his ankle in the playoffs but should be healthy for training camp.
Hauschka got better last season as the Seahawks offense improved, scoring 65 of his 109 points in Weeks 9-16. That’s not saying much, though, as he received only 30 field-goal attempts and 34 PATs for the year. He wasn’t bad from long distance, making 2-of-4 attempts from 50-plus and could see an overall boost in value if new quarterback Matt Flynn provides a spark for the Seattle offense, which ranked 28th in total yards last season.
Hauschka did a fine job replacing the injured Matt Prater for the final four weeks of the 2010 season, but he likely did not do enough to replace him for 2011. If Hauschka has any fantasy relevance for the upcoming season, it likely won't be in Denver.
Hauschka is Jason Hanson insurance.
Hauschka looks to take over the starting job from Matt Stover, through he’ll compete with Lou Groza Award winner Graham Gano in training camp. Stover scored 122 points in 2008, his highest total since 2003. The Ravens still like to run the ball, control the clock and play tough defense and have consistently provided 30-34 field-goal attempts the last five years. If that holds, Hauschka could be useful. His leg is stronger than Stover’s – his lone field goal last year was 54 yards whereas Stover has hit only one 50-yarder the last four years. The Ravens likely will face bad December weather, though, playing at Green Bay and Pittsburgh in addition to two home games.
Signed from the Ravens' practice squad in October 2008.