Steelers top fantasy football prospects for the 2022 season
Steelers K Chris Boswell
As far as fantasy football goes, kickers are a dime a dozen; however, Boswell, if anything else, is one of the most reliable kickers. Before Big Ben retired, one could expect Boswell to at least attempt two field goals a game and have 2 or 3 extra points a game, whether they were victorious or not.
We now live in a much different world in 2022; whether Boswell will get as many attempts this season remains a point of contention. Nonetheless, when the Steelers do call on him, expect him to make the best of his opportunities, especially at home.
Typically when football players creep over the age of 30, their football days are numbered. Unless they happen to be a placekicker, they have an unusually long life span in the NFL. Given that, Boswell still has benefits to a dynasty team and in re-draft leagues. He is always a valuable selection, even in a backup capacity.
In 2021 Boswell had 40 field goal attempts it’s difficult to say he will have that many attempts in 2022, it’s possible he could have less. Still, even if he has fewer attempts, he went 36-40 in field goals and hit 27 of his 29 extra point attempts. It’s also possible the Steelers score less than 29 touchdowns too.
It’s still plausible that Boswell still comes away with 30 to 35 field goals at a minimum, and he could be perfect on extra points if the Steelers touchdowns decrease. His value as a kicker won’t fall, even if the Steelers offensive scoring decreases this season.