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The Best Buffalo Bills Kickers Of All Time

Updated December 4, 2019 717 votes 118 voters 2.9k 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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  • 1

    Bills career: 1992–2000

    Career accomplishments: 
    Buffalo Sports Hall Fame

  • 2

    Bills career: 1985–1991

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

  • 3

    Bills career: 2003−2012

  • 4

    Bills career: 2017–present

  • 5

    Bills career: 1964–1965

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

  • 6

    Bills career: 1978–1979

  • 7

    Bills career: 2013–2016

  • 8
    15
    16

    Nick Mike-Mayer

    Bills career: 1979–1982

  • 9
    12
    14

    John Leypoldt

    Bills career: 1971–1976

  • 10

    Bills career: 2002

  • 11
    8
    12

    Joe Danelo

    Bills career: 1983–1984

  • 12

    Bills career: 1967–1968

    Career accomplishments: 
    AFL All-Star (1967)

  • 13
    9
    15

    Booth Lusteg

    Bills career: 1966

     

  • 14

    Bills career: 2001

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

  • 15
    7
    13

    George Jakowenko

    Bills career: 1976

  • 16
    4
    9

    Carson Long

    Bills career: 1977

  • 17
    6
    13

    Grant Guthrie

    Bills career: 1970-1971

  • 18
    6
    13

    Todd Schlopy

    Bills career: 1985, 1987

  • 19

    Bills career: 2011

  • 20
    5
    13

    Bruce Alford

    Bills career: 1968–1969

  • 21

    Bills career: 1976

  • 22
    2
    9

    Chuck Nelson

    Bills career: 1984

  • 23
    2
    9

    Fred Steinfort

    Bills career: 1983

  • 24
    2
    9

    Neil O'Donoghue

    Bills career: 1977

  • 25
    2
    9

    Brandon Coutu

    Bills career: 2011