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The Best Buffalo Bills Kickers Of All Time

Updated December 4, 2019 702 votes 111 voters 2.8k views27 items

List RulesVote 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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  • Steve Christie1

    Bills career: 1992–2000

    Career accomplishments: 
    Buffalo Sports Hall Fame

  • Scott Norwood2

    Bills career: 1985–1991

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

  • Rian Lindell3

    Bills career: 2003−2012

  • Steven Hauschka4

    Bills career: 2017–present

  • Pete Gogolak5

    Bills career: 1964–1965

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

  • Tom Dempsey6

    Bills career: 1978–1979

  • Dan Carpenter7

    Bills career: 2013–2016

  • Nick Mike-Mayer8
    13
    16

    Nick Mike-Mayer

    Bills career: 1979–1982

  • Mike Hollis9

    Bills career: 2002

  • John Leypoldt10
    12
    15

    John Leypoldt

    Bills career: 1971–1976

  • Joe Danelo11
    8
    12

    Joe Danelo

    Bills career: 1983–1984

  • Mike Mercer12

    Bills career: 1967–1968

    Career accomplishments: 
    AFL All-Star (1967)

  • Booth Lusteg13
    9
    15

    Booth Lusteg

    Bills career: 1966

     

  • Shayne Graham14

    Bills career: 2001

    Career accomplishments: 
    Pro Bowl (2005)
    First-team All-Pro (2005)

  • Todd Schlopy15
    7
    13

    Todd Schlopy

    Bills career: 1985, 1987

  • Carson Long16
    4
    9

    Carson Long

    Bills career: 1977

  • Grant Guthrie17
    6
    14

    Grant Guthrie

    Bills career: 1970-1971

  • Bruce Alford18
    5
    13

    Bruce Alford

    Bills career: 1968–1969

  • George Jakowenko19
    5
    14

    George Jakowenko

    Bills career: 1976

  • Benny Ricardo20

    Bills career: 1976

  • Neil O'Donoghue21
    2
    9

    Neil O'Donoghue

    Bills career: 1977

  • Chuck Nelson22
    2
    9

    Chuck Nelson

    Bills career: 1984

  • Fred Steinfort23
    2
    9

    Fred Steinfort

    Bills career: 1983

  • Dave Rayner24

    Bills career: 2011

  • Jake Arians25
    2
    14

    Jake Arians

    Bills career: 2001