Mason Crosby
Packers' Mason Crosby: Full practice Thursday
Mason Crosby, K, GB
1/19/2017
News: Crosby (illness) practiced in full Thursday.

Absent from Wednesday's session due to an illness, Crosby's unhinged return one day later clears up any question regarding his availability for Sunday's NFC championship game at Atlanta. While he's been offered more than one field-goal attempt on four occasions during the Packers' four-game winning streak, he's attempted at least three PATs in each outing during that stretch.

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Nick Rose
49ers' Nick Rose: Signs with 49ers
Nick Rose, K, ATL
1/19/2017
News: Rose signed a reserve/future contract with the 49ers on Thursday, Eric Branch of the San Francisco Chronicle reports.

Rose, an undrafted rookie in 2016, failed to make a roster in 2016 but he'll have a chance to compete with Phil Dawson for the job in San Francisco in 2017.

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Aldrick Rosas
Giants' Aldrick Rosas: Signs with Giants
Aldrick Rosas, K, TEN
1/19/2017
News: Rosas signed a reserve/future contract with the Giants on Thursday, Jordan Raanan of ESPN reports.

Rosas had a tryout with the Giants in November but didn't end up making the team. With the team's current kicker, Robbie Gould, set to be a free agent this offseason, Rosas will have a chance to be the Giants' starting kicker in 2017.

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Chris Boswell
Steelers' Chris Boswell: Practices in full Thursday
Chris Boswell, K, PIT
1/19/2017
News: Boswell (illness) was a full participant at practice Thursday.

Boswell appears to be recovered from the illness that forced him to sit out Wednesday's practice session. His illness isn't expected to impact him at all come Sunday's AFC championship game against the Patriots.

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Brandon McManus
Broncos' Brandon McManus: Remains solid fantasy kicker in 2016
Brandon McManus, K, DEN
1/16/2017
News: McManus converted 29 of 34 field-goal attempts and 32 of 33 extra points across 16 games in 2016.

McManus, who notched 30 field goals last year, fell one successful kick shy of that mark in 2016, but didn't have a down year by any means. His 29 makes was good for 10th-most in the league and he never missed an attempt within 40 yards, outside of his lone miscue on an extra point. Now headed for free agency in the offseason, look for Denver to do all they can to bring lock down McManus for the foreseeable future.

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Randy Bullock
Bengals' Randy Bullock: Bounces around in 2016
Randy Bullock, K, CIN
1/16/2017
News: Bullock made eight of nine field-goal attempts and nine of 10 extra points in 2016, playing for the Giants, Steelers and Bengals at different points in the season.

Bullock started the season filling in for Giants K Josh Brown, who was then serving a one-game suspension. Let go in Week 2, Bullock didn't get his next gig until Steelers K Chris Boswell suffered an abdomen injury in December. He was again only needed for one week, though, and was released shortly thereafter only to be picked up by the Bengals to replace a struggling Mike Nugent. Bullock ultimately finished out the season in Cincinnati, but missed the only kick that truly meant something during the team's Week 16 matchup with the Texans, so he likely isn't a lock to return in 2017.

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Josh Lambo
Chargers' Josh Lambo: So-so in 2016
Josh Lambo, K, SD
1/16/2017
News: Lambo converted 26 of 32 field-goal attempts and 42 of 46 extra points in 2016.

Special teams wasn't the peak of the Chargers' pride in 2016, and the kicking unit wasn't an exception. Not only did Lambo offer little to no dependability from far out, as made clear by his 0-for-3 mark from beyond 50 yards, the second-year player out of Marist also sent three kickoffs out of bounds during the course of the campaign, gifting great field position to the opposing team on multiple occasions. However, Lambo is still a young player and went 4-for-5 from beyond 50 yards his rookie season, so he could make for a bounce-back candidate in 2017 when he'll return to the Chargers on the last year of his current deal.

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Jason Myers
Jaguars' Jason Myers: Dependable option in 2016
Jason Myers, K, JAC
1/16/2017
News: Myers converted 27 of 34 field-goal attempts and 29 of 32 extra points during the 2016 season.

In a disappointing season for the entire Jaguars offense, Myers remained dependable. Although his low field goal percentage of 79 percent may not affirm that notion, it should be noted that five of his seven misses came from beyond 50 yards. Under contract through next season, Myers will return in 2017 as a middling fantasy option at kicker.

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Adam Vinatieri
Colts' Adam Vinatieri: Posts fantastic numbers in 2016
Adam Vinatieri, K, IND
1/16/2017
News: Vinatieri converted 27 of 31 field goal attempts and all 44 of his extra points during the 2016 season.

Vinatieri, playing at 43 years old the majority of the season, tied for the sixth-best field goal percentage in the league at 87.1 percent. He was one of the few kickers to not miss an extra point throughout the year, too, and was a fantastic 7-for-9 on kicks longer than 50 yards. Set to return for the Colts in 2017, Vinatieri is yet to show any signs of slowing down his Hall of Fame career.

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Nick Folk
Jets' Nick Folk: Nails 27 field goals in 2016
Nick Folk, K, NYJ
1/16/2017
News: Folk converted 27 of 31 field-goal attempts and 24 of 26 extra points during the 2016 season.

Folk had a quietly-solid season for the Jets in 2016. However, given how he did in fact play for the Jets, you never knew what to expect from him on a weekly basis, rendering him unserviceable in most formats. Case in point, look at his numbers from Week 9 and Week 10. In Week 9 against the Dolphins, Folk made three field goals and three extra points only to come back with a clunker (thanks to a missed PAT) the game after. With the team's quarterback situation far from solved, expect more uncertainty out of Folk in 2017.

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