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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

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Graham Gano is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Who is the Best Kicker in the NFL Right Now?
Carolina Panthers

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Robbie Gould is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Who is the Best Kicker in the NFL Right Now?
San Francisco 49ers

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Greg Zuerlein is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Who is the Best Kicker in the NFL Right Now?
Los Angeles Rams

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

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Ka'imi Fairbairn is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Who is the Best Kicker in the NFL Right Now?
TRENT13 added Ka'imi Fairbairn

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Stephen Gostkowski is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Who is the Best Kicker in the NFL Right Now?
New England Patriots

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Wil Lutz is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Who is the Best Kicker in the NFL Right Now?
Wil Lutz New Orleans Saints

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Brandon McManus is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Who is the Best Kicker in the NFL Right Now?
Brandon McManus Denver Broncos

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Brett Maher is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Who is the Best Kicker in the NFL Right Now?
TRENT13 added Brett Maher Dallas Cowboys

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Harrison Butker is listed (or ranked) 11 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) 12 on the list Who is the Best Kicker in the NFL Right Now?
Detroit Lions

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Mason Crosby is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Who is the Best Kicker in the NFL Right Now?
Green Bay Packers

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15 19
Chris Boswell is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Who is the Best Kicker in the NFL Right Now?
Chris Boswell Pittsburgh Steelers

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Sebastian Janikowski is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Who is the Best Kicker in the NFL Right Now?
Seattle Seahawks

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Jason Sanders is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Who is the Best Kicker in the NFL Right Now?
TRENT13 added Jason Sanders Miami Dolphins

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Josh Lambo is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Who is the Best Kicker in the NFL Right Now?
Josh Lambo Jacksonville Jaguars

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Matt Bryant is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Who is the Best Kicker in the NFL Right Now?
Atlanta Falcons

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Dan Bailey is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Who is the Best Kicker in the NFL Right Now?
Dallas Cowboys

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Aldrick Rosas is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Who is the Best Kicker in the NFL Right Now?
TRENT13 added Aldrick Rosas New York Giants

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Jake Elliott is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Who is the Best Kicker in the NFL Right Now?
Jake Elliott Philadelphia Eagles

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Randy Bullock is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Who is the Best Kicker in the NFL Right Now?
TRENT13 added Houston Texans

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Steven Hauschka is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Who is the Best Kicker in the NFL Right Now?
Buffalo Bills

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Cody Parkey is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Who is the Best Kicker in the NFL Right Now?
Cody Parkey Chicago Bears

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9 14
Dustin Hopkins is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Who is the Best Kicker in the NFL Right Now?
Washington Redskins

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Phil Dawson is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Who is the Best Kicker in the NFL Right Now?
Arizona Cardinals

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Mike Nugent is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Who is the Best Kicker in the NFL Right Now?
TRENT13 added Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Cincinnati Bengals

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Greg Joseph is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Who is the Best Kicker in the NFL Right Now?
TRENT13 added Greg Joseph Cleveland Browns

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Jason Myers is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Who is the Best Kicker in the NFL Right Now?
Zack Scott added Jason Myers New York Jets

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5 10
Caleb Sturgis is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Who is the Best Kicker in the NFL Right Now?
Los Angeles Chargers

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6 12
Ryan Succop is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Who is the Best Kicker in the NFL Right Now?
Tennesse Titans

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5 11
Chandler Catanzaro is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Who is the Best Kicker in the NFL Right Now?
Chandler Catanzaro Tampa Bay Buccaneers

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Daniel Carlson is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Who is the Best Kicker in the NFL Right Now?
Daniel Carlson Minnesota Vikings