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While they may not be the ones throwing touchdown passes or defending the line, the best kickers in the NFL do plenty for their teams—and they can sometimes be unsung heroes. From sending a punt to the other end of the field to coming in and making a much-needed field goal, and even getting that extra point after a touchdown, NFL kickers have an important role on the team. Of all the placekickers in football, however, who is the best kicker in the NFL right now?

Without a doubt, the top NFL kickers include the likes of Justin Tucker, Harrison Butker, Wil Lutz, and Greg Zuerlein—not to mention the ever-accurate Stephen Gostkowski. In fact, some of these players may even be considered the best kickers of all time. Regardless, these current NFL kickers withstand some serious pressure and nail it one kick after the other—often coming in when their teams needs them most. 

Who's your choice for the best kickers in the NFL today? Check out the list below and vote up the guys you think are at the top of their class. For more football, check out the best linebackers in the league right now.

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Justin Tucker is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Who is the Best Kicker in the NFL Right Now?
Baltimore Ravens

2
187 150
Greg Zuerlein is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Who is the Best Kicker in the NFL Right Now?
Los Angeles Rams

3
183 163
Stephen Gostkowski is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Who is the Best Kicker in the NFL Right Now?
New England Patriots

4
193 186
Adam Vinatieri is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Who is the Best Kicker in the NFL Right Now?
Indianapolis Colts

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143 151
Wil Lutz is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Who is the Best Kicker in the NFL Right Now?
Wil Lutz New Orleans Saints

6
103 107
Robbie Gould is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Who is the Best Kicker in the NFL Right Now?
San Francisco 49ers

7
97 100
Jake Elliott is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Who is the Best Kicker in the NFL Right Now?
Jake Elliott Philadelphia Eagles

8
104 116
Harrison Butker is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Who is the Best Kicker in the NFL Right Now?
Harrison Butker Kansas City Chiefs

9
116 141
Aldrick Rosas is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Who is the Best Kicker in the NFL Right Now?
TRENT13 added Aldrick Rosas New York Giants

10
87 104
Graham Gano is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Who is the Best Kicker in the NFL Right Now?
Carolina Panthers

11
72 91
Matt Bryant is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Who is the Best Kicker in the NFL Right Now?
Atlanta Falcons

12
64 82
Ka'imi Fairbairn is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Who is the Best Kicker in the NFL Right Now?
TRENT13 added Ka'imi Fairbairn

13
76 102
Matt Prater is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Who is the Best Kicker in the NFL Right Now?
Detroit Lions

14
64 95
Sebastian Janikowski is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Who is the Best Kicker in the NFL Right Now?
Seattle Seahawks

15
66 99
Mason Crosby is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Who is the Best Kicker in the NFL Right Now?
Green Bay Packers

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53 80
Steven Hauschka is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Who is the Best Kicker in the NFL Right Now?
Buffalo Bills

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57 98
Dan Bailey is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Who is the Best Kicker in the NFL Right Now?
Dallas Cowboys

18
42 73
Jason Myers is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Who is the Best Kicker in the NFL Right Now?
Zack Scott added Jason Myers New York Jets

19
53 95
Brandon McManus is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Who is the Best Kicker in the NFL Right Now?
Brandon McManus Denver Broncos

20
33 61
Dustin Hopkins is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Who is the Best Kicker in the NFL Right Now?
Washington Redskins

21
47 86
Josh Lambo is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Who is the Best Kicker in the NFL Right Now?
Josh Lambo Jacksonville Jaguars

22
45 84
Brett Maher is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Who is the Best Kicker in the NFL Right Now?
TRENT13 added Brett Maher Dallas Cowboys

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42 79
Ryan Succop is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Who is the Best Kicker in the NFL Right Now?
Tennesse Titans

24
54 101
Chris Boswell is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Who is the Best Kicker in the NFL Right Now?
Pittsburgh Steelers

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27 58
Phil Dawson is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Who is the Best Kicker in the NFL Right Now?
Arizona Cardinals