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The Best Kansas City Chiefs Kickers Of All Time

List RulesVote up kickers based only on their performance with the Chiefs.

The best Kansas City Chiefs 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 Ryan Cuccop and Harrison Butker have made their mark in the Chiefs’ past, early standouts like Jan Stenerud and Nick Lowery helped craft their own legacies in the old days of the franchise.

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

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  • 1

    Harrison Butker

    165
    59

    Chiefs career: 2017–present

    Career accomplishments: 
    PFWA All-Rookie Team (2017)

  • 2

    Jan Stenerud

    138
    43

    Chiefs career: 1967–1979

    Career accomplishments: 
    Super Bowl champion (IV)
    3× Pro Bowl (1970, 1971, 1975)
    3× First-team All-Pro (1970, 1971, 1974)
    2× Second-team All-Pro (1975, 1976)
    2× AFL All-Star (1968, 1969)
    2× First-team All-AFL (1968–1969)
    Second-team All-AFL (1967)
    NFL 75th Anniversary All-Time Team
    Kansas City Chiefs No. 3 retired
    Kansas City Chiefs Hall of Fame

  • 3

    Nick Lowery

    121
    34

    Chiefs career: 1980–1993

    Career accomplishments: 
    3× Pro Bowl (1981, 1990, 1992)
    2× 1st team All Pro (1985, 1990)
    Kansas City Chiefs Hall of Fame (2009)

  • 4

    Ryan Succop

    66
    34

    Chiefs career: 2009–2013

    Career accomplishments: 
    Mr. Irrelevant (2009)

  • 5

    Morten Andersen

    49
    21

    Chiefs career: 2002–2003

  • 6

    Pete Stoyanovich

    40
    24

    Chiefs career: 1996–2000

    Career accomplishments: 
    PFW Golden Toe Award (1997)

  • 7

    Cairo Santos

    51
    38

    Chiefs career: 2014–2017

  • 8

    Tommy Brooker

    14
    19

    Chiefs career: 1962–1966

    Career accomplishments: 
    American Football League champion (1962)
    AFL All-Star (1964)

  • 9

    Tom Pennington

    11
    15

    Chiefs career: 1962

    Career accomplishments: 
    American Football League Champion, 1962

  • 10

    Lawrence Tynes

    14
    23

    Chiefs career: 2001–2002, 2004–2006

    Career accomplishments: 
    NFL Extra Point Attempts Leader (60) (2004)

  • 11

    Mike Mercer

    9
    18

    Chiefs career: 1966

  • 12

    Eddie Murray

    6
    14

    Chiefs career: 1992

  • 13

    Chiefs career: 1961

    Career accomplishments: 
    NFL champion (1961)

  • 14

    John Carney

    5
    13

    Chiefs career: 2007

  • 15

    Nick Novak

    8
    17

    Chiefs career: 2008

  • 16

    Justin Medlock

    7
    16

    Chiefs career: 2007

  • 17

    Connor Barth

    5
    15

    Chiefs career: 2008

  • 18

    Michael Husted

    5
    16

    Chiefs career: 2002

     

  • 19

    Todd Peterson

    9
    23

    Chiefs career: 2000–2001

  • 20

    Chiefs career: 2007

  • 21

    Lin Elliott

    22
    76

    Chiefs career: 1994–1995

  • 22

    James Hamrick

    4
    13

    Chiefs career: 1987