Fantasy Football Waiver Wire: PK - Week 16

by Cory J. Bonini on December 21, 2011 @ 14:29:46 PDT

 


If you are serious about winning your fantasy league football championship, stay on top of your fantasy football team throughout the year.

Each week during the NFL fantasy football season, KFFL brings you its Fantasy Football Waiver Wire, which breaks down players to pick up. Be aggressive when picking up fantasy football free agents. Even if you do not need a player, you can tuck him away for depth or block others from adding him to their fantasy football team.

Note: Percentage of polled leagues in which player is available in parentheses

Fantasy football free agents: One-week plays

The following fantasy football pickups are for those who need injury or bye week replacements. They are not players you immediately acquire - unless your team is in dire straights. Some have, however, shown some life and should be followed in case they materialize as options beyond their temporary use.

Nick Folk, New York Jets (61 percent)

Arizona Cardinals PK Jay Feely
Feely should get plenty of chances

The Jets have provided Folk with 3.50 extra points (all made) and 1.25 field goals per contest in the last month. He missed one of his five field goal tries. He has averaged 6.5 fantasy points per game in this time.

Their Big Apple counterparts have allowed the fourth most fantasy points per game to the position in the last month. The New York Giants have surrendered an average of 4.50 extra points and 2.00 field goal kicks per contest. All of the point-afters split the uprights, and kickers are 6-for-8 from three-point land.

Jay Feely, Arizona Cardinals (87 percent)

Feely has been perfect kicking in the past four weeks, averaging 2.00 point-after attempts and 1.75 treys per game. The translation is 7.2 fantasy points per game in traditional scoring.

The Cincinnati Bengals have permitted 2.50 extra point attempts and as many field goal tries per game in the past four contests. Enemy kickers have been perfect on the point-after kicks and have made an average of 1.50 field goals.

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About Cory J. Bonini

Cory is KFFL's General Manager. In late 2002, he joined the KFFL staff as a research analyst and has been involved in fantasy sports since 1996. A member of the Fantasy Sports Trade Association, as well as Fantasy Sports Writers Association, Bonini has been featured in print, on radio and on scores of websites. Bonini co-hosted Big Lead Sports on SiriusXM Fantasy Sports Radio from 2011 to 2012.

Bonini was recognized with the 2010 Best Article in Print Award from the FSWA and was a finalist for the same award in 2011. In '11, he finished first overall in the FSWA NFL experts challenge that featured 60 of the industry's best competitors.

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