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The Best Buffalo Bills Kickers Of All Time  

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195 votes 30 voters 27 items

List Rules Vote up kickers based only on their performance with the Bills.

The best Buffalo Bills kickers ever have all had a part in some of the biggest moments in franchise history. NFL games can be won and lost by one or two points, making every made or missed kick of the greatest importance and every starting kicker a potential hero.

While recent stars like Rian Lindell and Dan Carpenter have made their mark in the Bills' past, early standouts like Steve Christie and John Leypoldt helped craft their own legacies in the old days of the franchise.

So which of these kickers from Buffalo Bills history deserves to rank near the top of the list? Who are the best Bills kickers of all-time? Vote below, and check back to see what other football fans thought.

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1
Steve Christie is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Buffalo Bills Kickers Of All Time

Bills career: 1992–2000

Career accomplishments: 
Buffalo Sports Hall Fame

2
Rian Lindell is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Buffalo Bills Kickers Of All Time

Bills career: 2003−2012

3
Scott Norwood is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Buffalo Bills Kickers Of All Time

Bills career: 1985–1991

Career accomplishments: 
Pro Bowl (1988)
First-team All-Pro (1988)
PFW Golden Toe Award (1988)

4
Steven Hauschka is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Buffalo Bills Kickers Of All Time

Bills career: 2017–present

5
Pete Gogolak is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Buffalo Bills Kickers Of All Time

Bills career: 1964–1965

Career accomplishments: 
1965 AFL All-Star Game selection
2x AFL champion (1964 & 1965)

6
John Leypoldt is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Buffalo Bills Kickers Of All Time
John Leypoldt

Bills career: 1971–1976

7
Nick Mike-Mayer is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Buffalo Bills Kickers Of All Time
Nick Mike-Mayer

Bills career: 1979–1982

8
Dan Carpenter is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Buffalo Bills Kickers Of All Time

Bills career: 2013–2016

9
George Jakowenko is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Buffalo Bills Kickers Of All Time
George Jakowenko

Bills career: 1976

10
Mike Hollis is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Buffalo Bills Kickers Of All Time

Bills career: 2002

11
Booth Lusteg is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Buffalo Bills Kickers Of All Time
Booth Lusteg

Bills career: 1966

 

12
Bruce Alford is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Buffalo Bills Kickers Of All Time
Bruce Alford

Bills career: 1968–1969

13
Grant Guthrie is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Buffalo Bills Kickers Of All Time
Grant Guthrie

Bills career: 1970-1971

14
Joe Danelo is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Buffalo Bills Kickers Of All Time
Joe Danelo

Bills career: 1983–1984

15
Tom Dempsey is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Buffalo Bills Kickers Of All Time

Bills career: 1978–1979

16
Chuck Nelson is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Buffalo Bills Kickers Of All Time
Chuck Nelson

Bills career: 1984

17
Mike Mercer is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Buffalo Bills Kickers Of All Time

Bills career: 1967–1968

Career accomplishments: 
AFL All-Star (1967)

18
Carson Long is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Buffalo Bills Kickers Of All Time
Carson Long

Bills career: 1977

19
Dave Rayner is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Buffalo Bills Kickers Of All Time

Bills career: 2011

20
Todd Schlopy is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Buffalo Bills Kickers Of All Time
Todd Schlopy

Bills career: 1985, 1987

21
Jake Arians is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Buffalo Bills Kickers Of All Time
Jake Arians

Bills career: 2001

22
Efren Herrera is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Buffalo Bills Kickers Of All Time

Bills career: 1982

23
Fred Steinfort is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Buffalo Bills Kickers Of All Time
Fred Steinfort

Bills career: 1983

24
Brandon Coutu is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Buffalo Bills Kickers Of All Time
Brandon Coutu

Bills career: 2011

25
Neil O'Donoghue is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Buffalo Bills Kickers Of All Time
Neil O'Donoghue

Bills career: 1977