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The Best Los Angeles Chargers Kickers Of All Time  

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List Rules Vote 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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1
John Carney is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Los Angeles Chargers Kickers Of All Time

Chargers career: 1990–2000

2
Nate Kaeding is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Los Angeles Chargers Kickers Of All Time

Chargers career: 2004–2012

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

3
Rolf Benirschke is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Los Angeles Chargers Kickers Of All Time

Chargers career: 1977–1986

4
Josh Lambo is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Los Angeles Chargers Kickers Of All Time

Chargers career: 2015–2016

5
Nick Novak is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Los Angeles Chargers Kickers Of All Time

Chargers career: 2010, 2011–2014, 2017

6
George Blair is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Los Angeles Chargers Kickers Of All Time

Chargers career: 1961–1964

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

7
Dick Van Raaphorst is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Los Angeles Chargers Kickers Of All Time
Dick Van Raaphorst

Chargers career: 1965–1967

8
Ray Wersching is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Los Angeles Chargers Kickers Of All Time

Chargers career: 1973–1976

9
Steve Christie is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Los Angeles Chargers Kickers Of All Time

Chargers career: 2001–2003

10
Vince Abbott is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Los Angeles Chargers Kickers Of All Time

Chargers career: 1987–1988

11
Greg Davis is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Los Angeles Chargers Kickers Of All Time
Greg Davis

Chargers careers: 1997

12
Mike Mercer is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Los Angeles Chargers Kickers Of All Time

Chargers career: 1970

13
Mike Badgley is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Los Angeles Chargers Kickers Of All Time

Chargers career: 2018–present

14
Bob Thomas is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Los Angeles Chargers Kickers Of All Time
Bob Thomas

Chargers career: 1985

15
Wade Richey is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Los Angeles Chargers Kickers Of All Time
Wade Richey

Chargers careers: 2001-2002

16
Chris Bahr is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Los Angeles Chargers Kickers Of All Time

Chargers career: 1989

17
Ben Agajanian is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Los Angeles Chargers Kickers Of All Time

Chargers career: 1960, 1964

18
Kris Brown is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Los Angeles Chargers Kickers Of All Time

Chargers career: 2010

19
Toni Fritsch is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Los Angeles Chargers Kickers Of All Time

Chargers career: 1976

20
Caleb Sturgis is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Los Angeles Chargers Kickers Of All Time

Chargers career: 2018

21
Mike Wood is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Los Angeles Chargers Kickers Of All Time
Mike Wood

Chargers career: 1979–1980

22
Benny Ricardo is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Los Angeles Chargers Kickers Of All Time

Chargers career: 1984

23
Fuad Reveiz is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Los Angeles Chargers Kickers Of All Time

Chargers career: 1990

24
Bill McClard is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Los Angeles Chargers Kickers Of All Time
Bill McClard

Chargers career: 1972

25
Jeff Gaffney is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Los Angeles Chargers Kickers Of All Time
Jeff Gaffney

Chargers career: 1987