Current Sports Who is the Best Kicker in the NFL Right Now?  

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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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Stephen Gostkowski is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Who is the Best Kicker in the NFL Right Now?
Stephen Gostkowski New England Patriots

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Justin Tucker is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Who is the Best Kicker in the NFL Right Now?
Justin Tucker Baltimore Ravens

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Greg Zuerlein is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Who is the Best Kicker in the NFL Right Now?
Greg Zuerlein Los Angeles Rams

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Dustin Hopkins is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Who is the Best Kicker in the NFL Right Now?
Dustin Hopkins Washington Redskins

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Adam Vinatieri is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Who is the Best Kicker in the NFL Right Now?
Adam Vinatieri Indianapolis Colts

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Chris Boswell is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Who is the Best Kicker in the NFL Right Now?
Chris Boswell Pittsburgh Steelers

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Wil Lutz is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Who is the Best Kicker in the NFL Right Now?
Wil Lutz New Orleans Saints

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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

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Matt Prater is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Who is the Best Kicker in the NFL Right Now?
Matt Prater Detroit Lions

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Caleb Sturgis is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Who is the Best Kicker in the NFL Right Now?
Caleb Sturgis Los Angeles Chargers

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Dan Bailey is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Who is the Best Kicker in the NFL Right Now?
Dan Bailey Dallas Cowboys

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Jake Elliott is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Who is the Best Kicker in the NFL Right Now?
Jake Elliott Philadelphia Eagles

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Robbie Gould is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Who is the Best Kicker in the NFL Right Now?
Robbie Gould San Francisco 49ers

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Matt Bryant is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Who is the Best Kicker in the NFL Right Now?
Matt Bryant Atlanta Falcons

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

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Chandler Catanzaro is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Who is the Best Kicker in the NFL Right Now?
Chandler Catanzaro Tampa Bay Buccaneers

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Steven Hauschka is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Who is the Best Kicker in the NFL Right Now?
Steven Hauschka Buffalo Bills

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Ryan Succop is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Who is the Best Kicker in the NFL Right Now?
Ryan Succop Tennesse Titans

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Graham Gano is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Who is the Best Kicker in the NFL Right Now?
Graham Gano Carolina Panthers

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Josh Lambo is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Who is the Best Kicker in the NFL Right Now?
Josh Lambo Jacksonville Jaguars

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Sebastian Janikowski is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Who is the Best Kicker in the NFL Right Now?
Sebastian Janikowski Seattle Seahawks

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Daniel Carlson is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Who is the Best Kicker in the NFL Right Now?
Daniel Carlson Minnesota Vikings

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Brandon McManus is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Who is the Best Kicker in the NFL Right Now?
Brandon McManus Denver Broncos

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Phil Dawson is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Who is the Best Kicker in the NFL Right Now?
Phil Dawson Arizona Cardinals

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Cody Parkey is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Who is the Best Kicker in the NFL Right Now?
Cody Parkey Chicago Bears