Kansas City Chiefs kicker Harrison Butker had a great season in 2019. He helped the Chiefs put important points on the board and continued to show off his strong leg. His form is great and when he kicks the ball, it flies straight.
Butker has had a lot to do with the Chiefs’ success. Here’s a look at what he has provided the Chiefs with and whether or not he can continue his success going forward.
To be an elite kicker in the NFL, you must be consistent. Butker was as consistent as the Chiefs could ask fo. He made nearly everything from extra points to long field goals no matter the conditions or how hard the wind was blowing. He was good under pressure and had a calm attitude whenever he went out on the field. Andy Reid and the Kansas City coaching staff knew they could rely on Butker because no matter what the situation was, he would always come up clutch.
Butker averaged 2.13 field goals made per game on 2.38 attempts. Only missing four times, Butker is a great weapon to possess. His prime area was from 30 to 39 yards out. Additionally, whenever the Chiefs needed an extra point or a desperate three-point try, Butker answered the task.
Harrison Butker is one of the best kickers in the NFL. He is consistent and has a strong leg. Many people fail to give kickers the credit they deserve but players like Butker help win games. Often, football games are decided by three points or less. One missed kick could make the outcome negative. Butker will return in 2020 as he aims to help the Chiefs boast another outstanding season. He will look to put up good numbers once again this year and will be ready for any situation.