As a follow-up to an earlier piece about Kickers and Defense
, here is a deeper dig on some kicker draft strategies. Usually drafting a kicker is the last thing I am thinking about on draft day. However, everyone needs a kicker. With that in mind, who should be targeted? The prevailing theory is to simply nab a kicker for a team that will be an offensive powerhouse like Denver, Philadelphia, New England or Green Bay or a great defense like Seattle, Carolina and Arizona. It seems straightforward and logical, but let's see if the data supports the theory.
Three pieces of data need to be examined; the kicker data, offensive team data, and defense team data.
I analyzed the last three years of data for kickers. This entailed FGs made as per distance and extra points scored. I converted three seasons of data in You've reached the end of our free article preview.
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