Sports
24 voters

The Best New Orleans Saints Kickers Of All Time

Updated December 9, 2019 249 votes 24 voters28 items

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

The best New Orleans Saints 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 John Carney and Will Lutz have made their mark in the Saints’ past, early standouts like Tom Dempsey and Charlie Durkee helped craft their own legacies in the old days of the franchise.

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

Photo:
...more
  • Morten Andersen1

    Saints career: 1982–1994

    Career accomplishments: 
    1986 Golden Toe Award
    6× Pro Bowl (1985–1988, 1990, 1992)
    4× First-team All-Pro (1985–1987, 1992)
    Second-team All-Pro (1988)
    NFL 1980s All-Decade Team
    NFL 1990s All-Decade Team
    New Orleans Saints Ring of Honor
    New Orleans Saints Hall of Fame
    Greater New Orleans Sports Hall of Fame 2013
    Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame 2011

  • John Carney2

    Saints career: 2001–2006, 2009–2010

    Career accomplishments: 
    Super Bowl champion (XLIV)
    New Orleans Saints Hall of Fame

  • Wil Lutz3

    Saints career: 2016–present

    Career accomplishments:
    PFWA All-Rookie Team (2016)

  • Garrett Hartley4

    Saints career: 2008–2013

    Career accomplishments: 
    Super Bowl XLIV champion

  • Doug Brien5
    11
    2

    Doug Brien

    Saints career: 1995–2000

  • Tom Dempsey6

    Saints career: 1969–1970

    Career accomplishments: 
    Pro Bowl (1969)
    First-team All-Pro (1969)
    New Orleans Saints Hall of Fame

  • Shayne Graham7

    Saints career: 2000, 2013–2015

  • Rich Szaro8
    7
    2

    Rich Szaro

    Saints career: 1975–1978

  • Garo Yepremian9

    Saints career: 1979

  • Benny Ricardo10

    Saints career: 1980–1981

  • Charlie Durkee11
    9
    8

    Charlie Durkee

    Saints career: 1967–1968, 1971–1972

  • John Kasay12

    Saints career: 2011

  • Bill McClard13
    7
    5

    Bill McClard

    Saints career: 1973–1975

  • Olindo Mare14

    Saints career: 2007

  • Taylor Mehlhaff15
    5
    1

    Taylor Mehlhaff

    Saints career: 2008

  • Martín Gramática16

    Saints career: 2007–2008

  • Zach Hocker17
    4
    2

    Zach Hocker

    Saints career: 2015

  • Skip Butler18
    2
    1

    Skip Butler

    Saints career: 1971

  • Billy Cundiff19

    Saints career: 2006

  • Florian Kempf20
    2
    2

    Florian Kempf

    Saints career: 1987

  • Tom Jurich21
    1
    2

    Tom Jurich

    Saints career: 1978

  • Chip Lohmiller22

    Saints career: 1995

  • Mike Cofer23

    Saints career: 1987

  • Steve Mike-Mayer24
    0
    1

    Steve Mike-Mayer

    Saints career: 1978

  • Toni Fritsch25

    Saints career: 1982