Seattle Seahawks kicker Steven Hauschka named best in the NFL


Typically speaking, sports fans tend to worry about two things – the past and the future. They’ll debate who was the greatest player of all-time, while also spending hours discussing whether or not a rookie is going to be develop into an All-Pro.

Both are fun exercises, things that keep fans engaged and the beer flowing at the local tavern. But they miss out on what is most important – the present.

Forget about yesterday. Never mind tomorrow. Let’s talk about today.

Who are the best players in the NFL right now? Who can help a team win the Super Bowl this season? Who is writing a legacy with each passing week?

Those are the questions the editors at cover32 seek to answer in this series, “Top 10 in 2014.” In the coming weeks, every positions – as well as head coach, general manager and other off-field areas – will be graded, evaluated and ranked.

The series continues with a position that is becoming a deadly weapon in today’s NFL – kicker. Teams that have a good one are practically in scoring territory the moment they cross midfield. While ones that struggle to find a reliable option, struggle in close games and are forced to make questionable decisions in the waning moments.

To see the top-10 kickers in the NFL, click here.

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  • Lynn

    Richly deserved..#4 is the only jersey I own…

  • Carrie

    Too bad the picture on the mainpage of this article is of the kicker for the Ravens, not the Hawks.