Last week's cover boy for streaming kickers, Randy Bullock, was one of six kickers who scored double-digit fantasy points in Week 7. He was available on the waiver wire in over 95% of Yahoo! fantasy football leagues. Another one of our picks, Nick Folk, led all kickers in fantasy scoring for the week.
Kicker is one of the most high-variance positions in fantasy football, and their production tends to be more about the offense they're tied to and their weekly matchup than any sort of individual skill. That makes it the perfect position to stream in fantasy football.
With that in mind, here are our top fantasy football streaming kickers for Week 8.
Streaming Kickers Fantasy Football Week 8
3. Tristan Vizcaino, Los Angeles Chargers (vs NE)
If Tristan Vizcaino isn't available in your league, there might be something wrong with your leaguemates. He scored 0 fantasy points in Week 6 then was on bye in Week 7. So why is he a streaming option this week? The Los Angeles Chargers are given a 26.5-point implied total from FanDuel Sportsbook's Week 8 NFL odds (5.5-point favorites in a game with a 48.5-point over/under). The New England Patriots' defense has not lived up to the hype, grading out at No. 23 in the NFL on Pro Football Focus so far this season, and this should be a bounce-back spot for the Chargers' offense.
2. Greg Joseph, Minnesota Vikings (vs DAL)
This is a bit of a rough week for streaming kickers (outside of the next guy), but you can do a lot worse than Greg Joseph. His matchup is nothing to write home about, but this is one of only two kickers (the other being Tyler Bass) who is averaging double-digit fantasy points per game on the season. Even coming off a bye week, it doesn't make a lot of sense that Joseph is rostered in less than 10% of leagues.
1. Evan McPherson, Cincinnati Bengals (@ NYJ)
Kickers against the New York Jets are averaging a ridiculous 11.5 fantasy points per game. That's what happens when your defense allows points on a league-high 51.5% of your opponents' drives. Evan McPherson shouldn't be on the waiver wire anymore regardless, with the Cincinnati Bengals' offense rolling and double-digit fantasy points in each of his last two games, and this matchup is just icing on the cake.
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