Fantasy Football Week 7 Kicker Rankings: Brandon McManus, Younghoe Koo Up

Fantasy Football Kicker Rankings Week 7

Getty Place kicker Brandon McManus #8 of the Denver Broncos celebrates a made field goal.

Welcome to our Fantasy Football Kicker Rankings for Week 7 of the 2020 NFL regular season. In this week’s column, we discuss whether or not Brandon McManus can continue to ride his hot streak into an AFC West showdown with the Kansas City Chiefs. Plus, despite the lack of respect from other outlets and many fantasy owners in general, Younghoe Koo continues to dominate.

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Kicker Outlook Week 7 

To think that just 24 hours before writing this piece, Younghoe Koo (K1) was owned in just 29% of Yahoo leagues is downright disrespectful. If for whatever reason he happens to still be sitting on your waiver wire, do yourself and your team a favor and scoop him up. Koo has now scored 13.0-plus points in three of his last four games, including two 17.0-plus outings over that span.

To further drive home Koo’s excellence, the Atlanta placekicker has totaled the fourth-most fantasy points at the position this season, this despite missing a game due to injury. His 13.4 ppg this year are the most by any player at his position to appear in more than one game.

While Koo’s opponents this week, the Detroit Lions, are nothing to get giddy about, they have allowed an average of 9.0 ppg to opposing kickers over three of their four games this year. Don’t be surprised if Koo shatters that trend, as Atlanta’s offense looks to be back in full swing with the return of Julio Jones.

Koo’s absurd 20.0 outing in Week 6 was outdone by just one player. That player you ask? Brandon McManus (K9). After averaging just 5.33 points over the first three games this year, McManus has turned things up a notch of late. The Denver placekicker has not scored below 18.0 points over his past two games and is averaging an outrageous 21.0 ppg over that span, obviously the most amongst all players at his position.

While another 20-plus point outing may be asking too much, McManus is set to face off with a Chiefs team who has allowed 9.0-plus points to opposing kickers in three of their last four games.


Week 7 Fantasy Rankings: Kicker

  1. [QBs | RBs | WRs | TEs | DEF | Ks]
  • Matchup: Great l Avg l Tough
  1. NOTABLE RB BYE WEEKS: Justin Tucker (BAL), Jason Sanders (MIA), Dan Bailey (MIN), Rodrigo Blankenship (IND)
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    Kicker TEAM

    Opp.

    1

    Younghoe Koo ATL

    vs. DET

    2

    Wil Lutz NO

    vs. CAR

    3

    Harrison Butker KC

    @ DEN

    4

    Zane Gonzalez ARI

    vs. SEA

    5

    Graham Gano NYG

    @ PHI

    6

    Michael Badgley LAC

    vs. JAC

    7

    Matt Prater DET

    @ ATL

    8

    Cody Parkey CLE

    @ CIN

    9

    Brandon McManus DEN

    vs. KC

    10

    Josh Lambo JAC

    @ LAC

    11

    Daniel Carlson LV

    vs. TB

    12

    Joey Slye CAR

    @ NO

    13

    Ryan Succop TB

    @ LV

    14

    Greg Zuerlein DAL

    @ WAS

    15

    Mason Crosby GB

    @ HOU

    16

    Stephen Gostkowski TEN

    vs. PIT

    17

    Jason Myers SEA

    @ ARI

    18

    Tyler Bass BUF

    @ NYJ

    19

    Chris Boswell PIT

    @ TEN

    20

    Randy Bullock CIN

    vs. CLE

    21

    Cairo Santos CHI

    @ LAR

    22

    Robbie Gould SF

    @ NE

    23

    Nick Folk NE

    vs. SF

    24

    Ka’imi Fairbairn HOU

    vs. GB

    25

    Dustin Hopkins WAS

    vs. DAL

    26

    Jake Elliott PHI

    vs. NYG

    27

    Sam Sloman LAR

    vs. CHI

    28

    Aldrick Rosas JAC

    @ LAC

    29

    Sam Ficken NYJ

    vs. BUF

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