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The Best Kansas City Chiefs Kickers Of All Time

Updated December 4, 2019 1.1k votes 257 voters 6.8k views22 items

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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  • Jan Stenerud1

    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

  • Nick Lowery2

    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)

  • Harrison Butker3
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    51

    Harrison Butker

    Chiefs career: 2017–present

    Career accomplishments: 
    PFWA All-Rookie Team (2017)

  • Ryan Succop4

    Chiefs career: 2009–2013

    Career accomplishments: 
    Mr. Irrelevant (2009)

  • Morten Andersen5

    Chiefs career: 2002–2003

  • Pete Stoyanovich6

    Chiefs career: 1996–2000

    Career accomplishments: 
    PFW Golden Toe Award (1997)

  • Cairo Santos7
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    34

    Cairo Santos

    Chiefs career: 2014–2017

  • Lawrence Tynes8

    Chiefs career: 2001–2002, 2004–2006

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

  • Tommy Brooker9
    12
    18

    Tommy Brooker

    Chiefs career: 1962–1966

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

  • Tom Pennington10
    8
    12

    Tom Pennington

    Chiefs career: 1962

    Career accomplishments: 
    American Football League Champion, 1962

  • Ben Agajanian11

    Chiefs career: 1961

    Career accomplishments: 
    NFL champion (1961)

  • Eddie Murray12

    Chiefs career: 1992

  • Nick Novak13

    Chiefs career: 2008

  • James Hamrick14
    4
    10

    James Hamrick

    Chiefs career: 1987

  • Todd Peterson15

    Chiefs career: 2000–2001

  • Justin Medlock16
    5
    12

    Justin Medlock

    Chiefs career: 2007

  • John Carney17

    Chiefs career: 2007

  • Michael Husted18
    4
    12

    Michael Husted

    Chiefs career: 2002

     

  • Connor Barth19

    Chiefs career: 2008

  • Mike Mercer20

    Chiefs career: 1966

  • Dave Rayner21

    Chiefs career: 2007

  • Lin Elliott22
    17
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    Lin Elliott

    Chiefs career: 1994–1995