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Cairo Santos

26-Year-Old Kicker – New York Jets

2017 Kicking Stats

FGM

4

FGA

5

FG%

80.0

50+

0

XP

14

2017 Kicking Projections

FGM

FGA

FG%

50+

XP

2017 Fantasy Football Outlook

Santos tied a career high with 129 points last season thanks to an 88.6 field-goal percentage, also a career high. He has finished as the No. 6 scoring kicker in back-to-back seasons, and given his 7....

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2017 ADP:  171.25

Rank (K): Hidden

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Bye Week:  11

HT: 5' 8"   WT: 160   DOB: 11/21/1991  College: Tulane  Show ContractHide Contract

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Cairo Santos Contract Information:

Signed a one-year, $2 million contract with the Jets in March of 2018.

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Santos faces competition for the Jets' kicking job after the team claimed Nick Rose off waivers from the Chargers on Monday, NJ.com reports.

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Cairo Santos NFL Stats
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  Field Goals 20-29 Yds 30-39 Yds 40-49 Yds 50+ Yds Extra Points
Year Age Team G FGM FGA FG % FGM FGA FG % FGM FGA FG % FGM FGA FG % FGM FGA FG % XPM XPA XP %
2010 18 CFB 12 13 16 81.3% 8 9 88.9% 4 4 100.0% 0 1 0.0% 0 1 0.0% 32 33 97.0%
2011 19 CFB 13 11 18 61.1% 4 4 100.0% 2 3 66.7% 5 11 45.5% 0 0 0.0% 33 34 97.1%
2012 20 CFB 11 21 21 100.0% 3 3 100.0% 6 6 100.0% 10 10 100.0% 2 2 100.0% 26 27 96.3%
2013 21 CFB 13 16 23 69.6% 5 5 100.0% 4 5 80.0% 5 7 71.4% 2 6 33.3% 38 38 100.0%
2014 22 KC 16 25 30 83.3% 10 10 100.0% 6 7 85.7% 7 10 70.0% 1 2 50.0% 38 38 100.0%
2015 23 KC 16 30 37 81.1% 7 8 87.5% 10 10 100.0% 9 11 81.8% 4 8 50.0% 39 41 95.1%
2016 24 KC 16 31 35 88.6% 8 9 88.9% 15 17 88.2% 6 7 85.7% 2 2 100.0% 36 39 92.3%
2017 25 CHI 2 1 2 50.0% 0 0 0.0% 4 4 100.0% 0 0 0.0% 0 1 0.0% 2 2 100.0%
2017 25 KC 3 3 3 100.0% 0 0 0.0% 4 4 100.0% 0 0 0.0% 0 1 0.0% 12 12 100.0%
2017 Proj 25 NYJ Subscribe now to see our 2017 projections for Cairo Santos

Age is determined on September 1st of each season.

Cairo Santos Fantasy/Red Zone Stats
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  Fantasy Points Per Game Kicking Stats
Year Age Team G Standard PPR 0.5 PPR Total Points Points/Game
2010 18 CFB 12 5.9 5.9 5.9 71 6
2011 19 CFB 13 5.5 5.5 5.5 66 5
2012 20 CFB 11 9.4 9.4 9.4 89 8
2013 21 CFB 13 7.3 7.3 7.3 86 7
2014 22 KC 16 7.6 7.6 7.6 113 7
2015 23 KC 16 9.1 9.1 9.1 129 8
2016 24 KC 16 8.7 8.7 8.7 129 8
2017 25 CHI 2 2.5 2.5 2.5 5 3
2017 25 KC 3 7.0 7.0 7.0 21 7
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Age is determined on September 1st of each season.

Cairo Santos – Playing Time Overview

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#1 Kicker
  1. Cairo Santos
  2. Nick Rose
New York Jets

Snap Count Stats

0

Offensive Snaps in 2017

Cairo Santos was on the field for 0 of his team's snaps on offense in 2017.

40

Special Teams Snaps in 2017

Cairo Santos was on the field for 40 of his team's snaps on special teams in 2017.

Year Off ST
2015 0 0
2016 0 161
2017 0 40
2017 0 40
Cairo Santos 2017 Game Log
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  Snap Count Field Goals 20-29 Yds 30-39 Yds 40-49 Yds 50+ Yds Extra Points
Week Opp Off ST FGM FGA FG % FGM FGA FG % FGM FGA FG % FGM FGA FG % FGM FGA FG % XPM XPA XP %
1 @NE 0 13 0 0 0.0% 0 0 0.0% 0 0 0.0% 0 0 0.0% 0 0 0.0% 6 6 100.0%
2 Phi 0 11 2 2 100.0% 0 0 0.0% 2 2 100.0% 0 0 0.0% 0 0 0.0% 3 3 100.0%
3 @LAC 0 10 1 1 100.0% 0 0 0.0% 1 1 100.0% 0 0 0.0% 0 0 0.0% 3 3 100.0%
4 FREE AGENT Free Agent
5 FREE AGENT Free Agent
6 FREE AGENT Free Agent
7 FREE AGENT Free Agent
8 FREE AGENT Free Agent
9 FREE AGENT Free Agent
10 BYE Bye Week
11 Det
12 @Phi 0 4 1 2 50.0% 0 0 0.0% 1 1 100.0% 0 0 0.0% 0 1 0.0% 0 0 0.0%
13 SF 0 2 0 0 0.0% 0 0 0.0% 0 0 0.0% 0 0 0.0% 0 0 0.0% 2 2 100.0%
14 @Cin
15 @Det
16 Cle
17 @Min
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A blank stat line is used above whenever a player was not on the field for any plays in the game that week.

Measurables Overview for Cairo Santos  (View College Stats & News)
As Compared To Other Kickers
Height:   5' 8"
ABOVE AVERAGE
Weight:   160 lbs
ABOVE AVERAGE
40-Yard Dash:   4.76 sec
TERRIBLE
Shuttle Time
Not Available
Cone Drill
Not Available
Arm Length:   28.50 in
ABOVE AVERAGE
Hand Length:   8.88 in
ABOVE AVERAGE
Vertical Jump
Not Available
Broad Jump
Not Available
Bench Press
Not Available
New York Jets Team Injury Report
Doubtful
No players listed.
Out
No players listed.

Cairo Santos: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Santos (groin) signed with the Jets on Thursday, Randy Lange of the Jets' official site reports.

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Santos (groin) required surgery to repair the groin injury that landed him on injured reserve, Brad Biggs of the Chicago Tribune reports.

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Santos (groin) was placed on injured reserve Monday.

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Bears head coach John Fox said the team may need to find a replacement for Santos, who injured his groin during Sunday's 15-14 loss to the 49ers, Adam Hoge of WGN Radio 720 AM Chicago reports.

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Santos sustained a groin injury in Sunday's loss to the 49ers, Jeff Dickerson of ESPN.com reports.

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Santos made one of his two field-goal attempts (38 yards) and did not take an extra point in Sunday's 31-3 loss to the Eagles.

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The Bears signed Santos (groin) to a contract Monday, Brad Biggs of the Chicago Tribune reports.

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Santos (groin) met with the Bears on Thursday, but it doesn't appear the team will offer him a contract, Brad Biggs of the Chicago Tribune reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2017

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2016

Santos wasn't a highly-accurate kicker during his rookie 2014 season, and he got even worse last year, with only two kickers who played at least 12 games finishing with a worse conversion rate. That being said, four of his seven misses came from beyond 50 yards (and two more from beyond 40), so at least he's hitting the higher percentage ones. The Chiefs have shown no interest in bringing in competition, so Santos' job is safe for now. If the Kansas City offense can maintain its level from last season, or at least not fall off a cliff, Santos should be a decent fantasy option, though one has to wonder if the team will start considering an alternative if he doesn't improve his accuracy.

2015

Santos' cumulative stats from his 2014 rookie season were better than his week-to-week production, as he attempted more than two field goals just once before Week 15, but then had three, four and five attempts in the last three weeks, the last of which many leagues ignore. Additionally, even when he was given opportunities, they weren't deep enough to benefit fantasy owners with bonus points. Santos only had two opportunities from 50-plus yards, and missed 30 percent of his chances between 40 and 49 yards (7-of-10). Ultimately, the Chiefs didn't provide enough scoring opportunities as he finished 17th in PAT attempts and 18th in field-goal attempts. He could possibly see more opportunities this season, as the Chiefs added wideout Jeremy Maclin and will rely on the continued development of tight end Travis Kelce and perhaps the league's best running back in Jamaal Charles, but it's tough to see Santos leaping into a top-tier fantasy option.

2014

Santos beat out Ryan Succop for the Chiefs' kicking job. As an unproven kicker attached to a seemingly mediocre offense, a wait-and see approach is in order for prospective fantasy owners.