The One-Team Kickers In The All-Time Top 50


Staying with one team for an entire NFL career is not always feasible, especially in the modern era. We’re going to look at what kickers who appear on the Top 50 All-Time Field Goals Made List spent their entire career with just one team.

How many kickers in the All-Time Top 50 played their whole careers with only one franchise? The answer is eight.

Here they are, along with where they sit on the list and when they played:

6. Jason Hanson – Lions (1992-09) *active
17. Pat Leahy – Jets (1974-91)
22. Fred Cox – Vikings (1963-77) -tie
22. Jim Bakken – Cardinals (1962-78) -tie
27. Lou Groza – Browns (1946-67)
39. Don Cockroft – Browns (1968-80)
40. Phil Dawson – Browns (1999-09) *active
44. Sebastian Janikowski – Raiders (2000-09)

This does automatically raise the question though, which kicker appearing in the All-Time Top 50 Field Goals Made list has played for the most teams?

An amazing four kickers on this list have played for seven different teams:

4. John Carney – 1988-09 *active
11. Eddie Murray – 1980-00
33. Joe Nedney – 1996-09 *active
42. Doug Brien – 1994-05

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