The Greatest NFL Kickers of All Time

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List Criteria: Placekickers in the NFL

This list of the best NFL kickers of all time, ranked by fans, only includes the top NFL kickers to ever play professional football. Who are the best kickers of all time? That is a question that experts have been tackling since the NFL first started in the 1920s. Defining who the best NFL kicker of all time is isn't easy since every fan has a different criteria that defines who is the best NFL kicker. Many agree that that the best are also the most accurate kickers in NFL history, while others celebrate the best kickers based on their range.

The top kickers of all time are known for their excellent skills and ability to handle the extreme high pressure situations of a last minute field goal. The kicker position is one of the most important in football, as when the game is on the line, kickers are often called in to finish the job. Though they aren’t always on the field, and are often unsung heroes, the top NFL kickers are essential to every team and can make or break any game.

Vote up the NFL players you think should get the title of  best kicker ever. Is the NFL best kicker you think is most deserving isn’t listed here, be sure to add him for other fans of this key special teams position to vote on.

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