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The Best Los Angeles Chargers Kickers Of All Time

Updated December 4, 2019 484 votes 79 voters 1.8k views30 items

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

The best Los Angeles/San Diego Chargers 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 Nate Kaeding and Nick Novak have made their mark in the Chargers’ past, early standouts like John Carney and George Blair helped craft their own legacies in the old days of the franchise.

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

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  • John Carney1

    Chargers career: 1990–2000

  • Nate Kaeding2

    Chargers career: 2004–2012

    Career accomplishments: 
    2× Pro Bowl (2006, 2009)
    First-team All-Pro (2009)
    Second-team All-Pro (2006)

  • Rolf Benirschke3

    Chargers career: 1977–1986

  • Nick Novak4

    Chargers career: 2010, 2011–2014, 2017

  • Josh Lambo5

    Chargers career: 2015–2016

  • Mike Badgley6

    Chargers career: 2018–present

  • Ray Wersching7

    Chargers career: 1973–1976

  • Dick Van Raaphorst8
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    Dick Van Raaphorst

    Chargers career: 1965–1967

  • Vince Abbott9

    Chargers career: 1987–1988

  • George Blair10

    Chargers career: 1961–1964

    Career accomplishments: 
    AFL All-Star (1961)
    AFL champion (1963)

  • Steve Christie11

    Chargers career: 2001–2003

  • Wade Richey12
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    4

    Wade Richey

    Chargers careers: 2001-2002

  • Ben Agajanian13

    Chargers career: 1960, 1964

  • Greg Davis14
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    5

    Greg Davis

    Chargers careers: 1997

  • Mike Mercer15

    Chargers career: 1970

  • Bob Thomas16
    4
    5

    Bob Thomas

    Chargers career: 1985

  • Chris Bahr17

    Chargers career: 1989

  • Toni Fritsch18

    Chargers career: 1976

  • Kris Brown19

    Chargers career: 2010

  • Mike Wood20
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    Mike Wood

    Chargers career: 1979–1980

  • Benny Ricardo21

    Chargers career: 1984

  • Younghoe Koo22
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    Younghoe Koo

    Chargers career: 2017

  • Bill McClard23
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    2

    Bill McClard

    Chargers career: 1972

  • Fuad Reveiz24

    Chargers career: 1990

  • Jeff Gaffney25
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    Jeff Gaffney

    Chargers career: 1987