News: Ravens kicker Justin Tucker turned in another solid performance as he connected on two field goals and four extra points against the 49ers in Super Bowl XLVII on Sunday. Tucker drilled a 19-yard attempt and a 38-yard shot -- all in the fourth quarter -- to hang on to a 34-31 victory.
Analysis: Tucker finished with 10 points as he helped the Ravens survive a late rally by the 49ers Sunday. Tucker went 30 for 33 (90.9 percent) on field-goal attempts during the regular season, but didn't earn many chances to make an impact in the postseason as the Ravens have surprisingly found new life on offense. In fact, Sunday's performance was the first time he has scored in double figures since Week 16. Tucker should be viewed as a top 10 Fantasy kicker heading into next season.
News: Ravens kicker Justin Tucker was needed for only four extra points during Baltimore's 28-13 victory over New England in the AFC Championship Game on Sunday. It was just the second time this season, including the playoffs, Tucker failed to attempt a field goal. In three playoff games, he has amassed 12 extra points while finishing 2 for 2 on field goals.
Analysis: Tucker went 30 for 33 (90.9 percent) on field-goal attempts during the regular season, but has been restricted during the playoffs as the Ravens have surprisingly found new life on offense. That has left the rookie with single-digits in points in each of the past four games heading into the Super Bowl showdown against San Francisco. Tucker still remains a solid option in Fantasy playoff formats and during drafts for next season.
News: Ravens kicker Justin Tucker showed some late-game heroics during Saturday's AFC Divisional Playoff game against the Broncos. Tucker drilled a 47-yard kick in double overtime to send the Ravens to the AFC Championship game. He converted five extra points as well in a 38-35 double overtime victory.
Analysis: Tucker turned in an excellent rookie season, finishing with 30 of 33 field-goal conversions, and also showed some range, connecting a season-long field goal of 56 yards and making all four of his kicks from 50-plus yards. He was also the sixth-highest scoring Fantasy kicker in 2012, which makes him a viable option for all Playoff Challenge leagues heading into the AFC Championship game next Sunday.
News: Ravens kicker Justin Tucker finished with six points during a 24-9 Wild Card round win against Indianapolis. He converted a 23-yard field goal to open the scoring in the second quarter and added three extra points.
Analysis: Tucker was the sixth-highest scoring Fantasy kicker in 2012. Not only was Tucker accurate, finishing with 30 of 33 field-goal conversions, but he also showed range, hitting a season-long field goal of 56 yards and making all four of his kicks from 50-plus yards. Tucker will remain a useful Fantasy option in Playoff Challenge formats heading into next week at Denver and will be a viable Fantasy starter heading into 2013 as well. Consider using a late-round Fantasy pick on Tucker in drafts next summer.
News: Ravens kicker Justin Tucker missed just the third field goal of his rookie season in Week 17 against the Bengals. Tucker connected from 49 yards out in the fourth quarter, after missing a 45-yard try earlier in the game. He connected on both of his extra-point attempts to finish with five points, in a 23-17 loss.
Analysis: Tucker finished his rookie season 132 points, while making 30 of 33 attempts on the year. He also finished in the top 10 in extra-points made with 42. The Ravens move on to the playoffs, and there is little reason to think the rookie will not remain a useful Fantasy kicker in playoff challenge formats.
News: Ravens kicker Justin Tucker connected on all four of his field goal tries in Sunday's 33-14 win over the Giants. He also made all three of his extra point attempts.
Analysis: Tucker did not kick a field goal longer than 30 yards on Sunday, but his owners will take the high volume of makes, setting a season-high in field goals, with four. Tucker had averaged just five points over his last two games. He can be started in most leagues heading into a Week 17 matchup against the Bengals.
News: Ravens kicker Justin Tucker connected on his only field goal try -- a 45-yard attempt -- in Sunday's 34-17 loss to the Broncos. But he received high praise from Ed Reed after the game, as Reed singled out Tucker as one of only three Ravens who "came to play" in Week 15.
Analysis: Tucker also converted both of his extra point tries, as well. Ranked sixth among kickers in Fantasy scoring, Tucker has been one of the more reliable options this season and should be started in most formats.
News: Baltimore kicker Justin Tucker did not attempt a single field goal during the Week 14 overtime loss at Washington on Sunday. Tucker hit all four extra points he attempted in the game. Tucker finished with four points scored.
Analysis: Tucker has been a solid kicker all season as a rookie out of Texas. He's only missed two field goals all season and has consistently finished around double figures in scoring. The Ravens' offense often asks him to kick multiple field goals per game and Tucker should be considered a viable start in all leagues and formats for Week 15 against Denver.
News: Ravens kicker Justin Tucker made both of his field-goal attempts in Week 13 against the Steelers. Tucker connected from 45 and 23 yards in the second quarter and also made his lone PAT to finish with seven points.
Analysis: Tucker is now 24 for 26 in field-goal attempts on the season but wasn't needed much Sunday. Still, the rookie has put together a very productive campaign for Baltimore and has only missed one of his last 17 attempts. He has scored in double-digits in two of his last four contests and should remain active in the majority of formats heading into Week 14 at Washington.
News: Ravens kicker Justin Tucker connected on all three field-goal attempts, including the game-winning 38-yard kick in overtime to send Baltimore to a 16-13 victory over San Diego in Week 12. Tucker also drilled kicks of 43 yards and 38 yards, while also recording one extra point.
Analysis: Tucker has been exceptional during his rookie campaign and has been perfect on field-goal attempts in nine separate games, including four of his five outings when trying three field goals. The 23-year-old has topped double-digits in scoring during two of the past three weeks and should continue to be viewed as a solid Fantasy option for Week 13 against Pittsburgh.
News: Ravens kicker Justin Tucker missed his second field goal of the season against the Steelers in Week 11. Tucker missed a 41-yard shot in the second quarter but made it up with two field goals (39-yard, 26-yard) and an extra point in a 13-10 victory.
Analysis: Tucker's field goal in the third quarter was good enough to lift the Ravens past the Steelers. The fact that he converted two field goals at a tough place like Heinz Field is impressive. He has made 19 of 21 field goals this season and is considered as a solid start in most formats heading into Week 12 at San Diego.
News: Ravens kicker Justin Tucker connected on both of his field goal attempts (48 and 34 yards), adding seven extra points in Sunday's 55-20 blowout of the Raiders.
Analysis: Tucker would have had a couple more points, but the team faked a short field goal. Of course, with all things going Tucker's way on Sunday, the Ravens scored on the fake, so Tucker still got the extra point. Expect more field goals and far fewer extra points in Week 11 against the Steelers, but keep Tucker at the top of the kicker list, as he is becoming a consistent Fantasy kicking force.
News: Baltimore kicker Justin Tucker was needed for just one field goal and a pair of extra points during the Ravens' 25-15 victory over Cleveland in Week 9. Tucker booted a 43-yard field goal with less than three minutes remaining in the fourth quarter to cap the scoring. His five points, however, matched his lowest scoring total of the season.
Analysis: After missing his first field goal of the season during Baltimore's previous game against the Browns, Tucker has reeled off seven consecutive field goals and remains among the league leaders with his stellar 93.7 conversion rate. He should be in line for more field-goal attempts during Week 10 against Oakland and should remain active in most Fantasy formats.
News: Baltimore kicker Justin Tucker drilled a pair of field goals from 50 yards or more during Sunday's contest against the Texans in Week 7. Tucker nailed a 51-yard shot in the first quarter and then a 54-yard field goal again in the fourth quarter. He also kicked an extra point in a 43-13 defeat.
Analysis: Tucker has been one the best kickers in the league thus far and 14 out of 15 field goals, including four kicks of 50 yards or more. With his offense struggling, he may receive more opportunities to drill long-range field goals, much like how he did in Week 7. Fantasy owners should view him as a viable option heading into Week 9 at Cleveland.
News: On a day the Ravens totaled 31 points, kicker Justin Tucker was responsible for seven of them. He hit a 38-yard field goal and four extra points.
Analysis: Tucker remains a quality Fantasy option even though the Ravens have a tough matchup in Week 7 at Houston. Prepare to keep him active.
News: Ravens kicker Justin Tucker provided all the scoring his team needed in a 9-6 victory Week 5 at Kansas City. Tucker connected from 26, 28 and 39 yards. It was the third time this season he had three field goals in a game.
Analysis: Tucker has been outstanding as a rookie kicker. He is 11 of 12 on field goals, connecting on 4 of 5 from 40-49 yards and both of his kicks over 50 yards. He plays for one of the best teams in the NFL and gets plenty of scoring chances on a weekly basis. He remains a viable Fantasy option heading into Week 6 vs. Dallas.
News: Ravens kicker Justin Tucker entered Thursdays game against the Browns perfect on field-goal tries, but he missed from 47 yards out in the third quarter of a 23-16 win. Tucker successfully converted his other try, from 45 yards, and was good on both of his extra-point attempts as well.
Analysis: Well, you knew Tucker would not finish the season perfect, and he has still been pretty good, converting 8 of 9 attempts while accounting for 37 points through the first four games of his NFL career. He is 6 of 7 on tries from at least 40 yards, and has established himself as a worthy Fantasy option heading into Week 5 against the Chiefs.
News: For almost the entirety of Sundays game against the Patriots, Ravens kicker Justin Tucker was used solely for extra points, as he nailed all four of his tries through the first 59 minutes. But when the Ravens needed him late in the game for a chance to win, he came up big, nailing a 27-yard field goal to give the Ravens a 31-30 win in the closing seconds.
Analysis: As with all things regarding the officials this season, even Tuckers game-winning field goal was not without controversy, as the ball appeared to go directly over the field-goal post, leaving open for interpretation whether the call was correct. Nonetheless, the call was upheld, and Tucker finished with seven points. He is 7 for 7 on the season with a pair of double-digit scoring performances, and has emerged as a viable Fantasy kicker in all formats for Week 4 against the Browns.
News: Baltimore kicker Justin Tucker had a huge game in the Week 2 loss at Philadelphia. The rookie became the first Ravens kicker in team history to connect on two 50-plus-yard field goals in the same game. He tied the team record for longest field goal with a 56-yarder in the second quarter and added a 51-yard FG in the fourth. He also had a 48-yard FG in the fourth and he added two extra points to finish with 11 total points in the losing effort.
Analysis: Tucker recorded 14 points in the season opener, his first career game, against the Bengals as he also went 3 for 3 on field goals with five PATs. With back-to-back double-digit performances to open the season, including 6 for 6 on field goals with two longer than 50 yards, Tucker has immediately become a start-worthy Fantasy kicker in all formats. Tucker can be active in any format for Week 3 against New England.
News: Ravens kicker Justin Tucker was very busy in Week 1 against the Bengals. He made all three of his field goal attempts and converted five extra points in the 44-13 win. Tucker made his field goals from distances of 39, 40 and 46.
Analysis: Tucker beat out Billy Cundiff for the kicking duties during the preseason and looked solid in Monday night. The rookie could end up being a worthwhile option in Fantasy so keep an eye on his progress going forward. Heading into Week 2 against the Eagles, Tucker is worth a look in deeper formats.
News: ESPN reports the Ravens released kicker Billy Cundiff on Sunday, per league source. Cundiff's release means rookie kicker Justin Tucker is the Ravens' new placekicker.
Analysis: Tucker showed great distance and accuracy on his kicks this preseason and is obviously a much cheaper option than Cundiff, which likely played into the decision to part ways with the veteran kicker. Tucker made all five of his preseason field goals to date, including 2 of 2 from 50-plus yards. The Ravens should be able to move the ball with efficiency in 2012, which makes Tucker an intriguing sleeper in deep formats Draft Day.