Don’t draft a kicker until the last round … if at all

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Avoid kickers like the plague.

If you must draft a kicker, wait until the very last round to take one.

However, if your league doesn’t have a minimum position requirement, don’t draft a kicker at all. Pick up a free agent instead before the first game starts.

Kickers score a lot of points, but the problem is that they’re all about the same. There is very little difference in value from the best kicker to the twelfth-best one (or however many teams are in your fantasy league). There’s no statistical advantage in trying to draft the best one and passing up on a better quarterback, running back, wide receiver, or tight end.