One of the more interesting aspects of NFL special teams units at this time of year is the annual rankings that are released to measure performance.
Rick Gosselin is famous for his 22 kicking game criteria rankings and has just published his ranking of all 32 teams for another year. Pro Football Focus and Eric Eager do their own weighing and evaluation to come up with their unique rankings.
The top five and bottom five for each are below:
TOP 5 (1-5): Jets, New Orleans, Kansas City, Miami and Arizona
BOTTOM 5 (28-32): Tampa Bay, Chargers, Cleveland, Buffalo and Green Bay
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TOP 5 (1-5): Kansas City, New Orleans, Detroit, Minnesota and Jets
BOTTOM 5 (28-32): Tampa Bay, Pittsburgh, Green Bay, Buffalo and Cleveland