The Best Kickers Of 2022

Who is the best kicker of 2022? Using a combination of power, strength, and quick feet, the best NFL kickers blast the ball high into the sky through the uprights to score field goals or extra points and claim glory. Every kickoff these mighty-legged men must stymie the opponents with hang time, while putting kick returners in precarious positions via their ball placement, which sounds easier than it is. Many of the best kickers of all time are currently playing in the NFL. So, who are the best kickers of 2022? Which of the best NFL kickers 2022 do you love?

From Justin Tucker to Harrison Butker, the best current NFL kickers are serious forces to be reckoned with, and those two may just be the best out there right now. Nevertheless, you also have to consider great NFL kickers like Tyler Bass, Will Lutz, and Dustin Hopkins, among plenty of other talented kickers. One thing all these 2022 NFL best kickers have in common is they're at the top of their game. 

Vote up the best NFL kickers in 2022, and help decide who is the best kicker of 2022! Then check out the best punters of 2022!

  • Justin Tucker
    162 votes

    Career FG - 91.1%
    Career XP - 99.0%

    Justin Paul Tucker (born November 21, 1989) is an American football placekicker for the Baltimore Ravens of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Texas and was signed by the Ravens as an undrafted free agent in 2012. Regarded as one of the greatest kickers of all time, Tucker is the NFL's most accurate placekicker at 91.1 percent. He also holds the NFL record for the longest successful field goal at 66 yards.
    • Birthplace: Houston, Texas
    • Teams: Baltimore Ravens
  • Harrison Butker
    Photo: buttkicker7 / instagram
    117 votes

    Career FG - 90.1%    
    Career XP - 94.0%

    Harrison Butker (born July 14, 1995), nicknamed Butt Kicker (a play on words on his last name and position), is an American football kicker for the Kansas City Chiefs of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Georgia Tech. He is second in NFL history in career field goal percentage (minimum 100 attempts) with 90.3%, trailing only Justin Tucker.
    • Birthplace: Decatur, Georgia
    • Teams: Kansas City Chiefs
  • Evan McPherson
    Photo: Cincinnati Bengals / Facebook
    108 votes

    Career FG - 84.8%    
    Career XP - 95.8%   

    Evan McPherson (born July 21, 1999) is an American football kicker for the Cincinnati Bengals of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Florida from 2018-2020 before choosing to forgo his senior season and enter the NFL draft. He was drafted by the Bengals in the fifth round of the 2021 NFL Draft with the 149th overall pick, making him the first and ultimately only kicker to be selected. At Florida, McPherson made 51-60 field goals, setting a Southeastern Conference record for career field goal percentage (minimum 50 attempts), and 149-150 extra points. He made 5 of 8 career field goal attempts from at least 50 yards.
    • Birthplace: Fort Payne, Alabama
    • Teams: Cincinnati Bengals
  • Daniel Carlson
    Photo: All Pro Reels / flickr / CC-BY-SA 2.0
    65 votes

    Daniel Carlson

    Career FG - 87.2%     
    Career XP - 95.0%    

    Daniel Vilhelm Carlson (born January 23, 1995) is an American football placekicker for the Las Vegas Raiders of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Auburn and is the all time scoring leader in the Southeastern Conference (SEC). Carlson was drafted by the Minnesota Vikings in the fifth round of the 2018 NFL Draft. He is currently the tallest kicker in the NFL.
    • Birthplace: Colorado Springs, Colorado
    • Teams: Las Vegas Raiders
  • Tyler Bass
    Photo: buffalo bills / instagram
    105 votes

    Career FG - 84.8%    
    Career XP - 98.2%    

    Tyler Bass (born February 14, 1997) is an American football placekicker for the Buffalo Bills of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Georgia Southern and was drafted by the Bills in the sixth round of the 2020 NFL Draft.
    • Birthplace: Columbia, South Carolina
    • Teams: Buffalo Bills
  • Younghoe Koo
    Photo: atlanta falcons / instagram
    89 votes

    Career FG - 90.0%
    Career XP - 95.6%

    Younghoe Koo (born August 3, 1994) is a South Korean American football placekicker for the Atlanta Falcons of the National Football League (NFL). He began his professional career with the Los Angeles Chargers in 2017, but was released four weeks into the season after missing consecutive game-ending kicks. Following a year away from football, Koo played for the Atlanta Legends of the Alliance of American Football (AAF) where he scored the first points in league history and converted all of his kicks until the AAF indefinitely suspended operations. This success led to Koo's NFL return with the Falcons the same year. Koo is known for his ability to successfully execute onside kicks, a reputation he developed as a member of the Falcons, and received Pro Bowl honors in 2020.
    • Birthplace: Seoul, South Korea
    • Teams: Atlanta Falcons