Week 9 fantasy football rankings: Kicker

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Below are this week's kicker rankings and tiers based on a player's matchup, talent, offensive role and recent performance. Still have a tough start/sit question? Ask us anytime on Twitter @ FantasySourceFB, or stop by our Sunday chats from 11 a.m. ET until kickoff on Facebook !

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FIVE STAR

1.  Stephen Gostkowski, Patriots vs. Broncos. Early weather reports are calling for potentially bad weather for this game, including snow. Gostkowski and Broncos' kicker Brandon McManus (No. 10) would slip in our rankings if that happened, but Gostkowski would still be a starting option.
2.  Dan Bailey, Cowboys vs. Cardinals
3.  Justin Tucker, Ravens @ Steelers
4.  Phil Dawson, 49ers vs. Rams

FOUR STAR

5.  Nick Novak, Chargers @ Dolphins
6.  Adam Vinatieri, Colts @ Giants
7.  Chandler Catanzaro, Cardinals @ Cowboys
8.  Cody Parkey, Eagles @ Texans
9.  Steven Hauschka, Seahawks vs. Raiders

THREE STAR

10.  Brandon McManus, Broncos @ Patriots
11.  Graham Gano, Panthers vs. Saints
12.  Blair Walsh, Vikings vs. Redskins
13.  Shaun Suisham, Steelers vs. Ravens
14.  Mike Nugent, Bengals vs. Jaguars

TWO STAR

15.  Shayne Graham, Saints @ Panthers
16.  Caleb Sturgis, Dolphins vs. Chargers
17.  Randy Bullock, Texans vs. Eagles
18.  Greg Zuerlein, Rams @ 49ers

ONE STAR

19.  Nick Folk, Jets @ Chiefs
20.  Josh Brown, Giants vs. Colts
21.  Cairo Santos, Chiefs vs. Jets
22.  Kai Forbath, Redskins @ Vikings

ZERO STAR

23.  Patrick Murray, Buccaneers @ Browns
24.  Billy Cundiff, Browns vs. Buccaneers
25.  Josh Scobee, Jaguars @ Bengals
26.  Sebastian Janikowski, Raiders @ Seahawks