Daniel Carlson

Daniel Carlson

Place Kicker #38
Team:Oakland
Ht / Wt:6'5" / 213 lb.
College:None
Age:24
Born:January 23, 1995
Drafted:2018 / Rd. 5 (167)
Draft Team:MIN

Daniel Carlson: Nails trio of extra points

Carlson converted all three of his extra-point attempts in Sunday's 42-21 loss to the Titans.

Analysis: Carlson, who had missed at least one kick in four of the Raiders' five previous contests, provided just three total points Sunday as he was held without a field-goal attempt. A healthy matchup awaits in Week 15 against the Jaguars, who have given up at least 28 points in four straight games.

December 10, 2019 10:10 AM EST

Daniel Carlson: Rough showing against Kansas City

Carlson made one of two field-goal attempts in Sunday's 40-9 loss to the Chiefs. He also had his lone extra-point attempt blocked and returned for a defensive two-point conversion.

Analysis: Carlson has now missed at least one kick in four of the Raiders' last five games, and his failed 44-yard attempt against the Chiefs was not even close as it sailed wide left. Oakland's offensive struggles as a whole continued after a similarly poor performance in Week 12 against the Jets, so Carlson isn't a very intriguing fantasy option heading into a tough matchup with the Titans.

December 2, 2019 5:57 PM EST

Daniel Carlson: Misses 43-yarder in loss

Carlson made one of two field-goal attempts in Sunday's 34-3 loss to the Jets.

Analysis: The Raiders' offense was stuffed all game long in what became a huge blowout throughout the third quarter, but Carlson failed to capitalize on a 43-yard attempt that would've given him six points on the day. He's now 11 of 15 on field-goal attempts this season as the Raiders head to Kansas City for a divisional Week 13 tilt.

November 26, 2019 9:37 AM EST

Daniel Carlson: Tallies five points in win

Carlson made his lone field-goal attempt from 20 yards and he also added a pair of extra points in Sunday's 17-10 win over the Bengals.

Analysis: The Raiders already owned a four-point lead when Carlson was tasked with converting a 20-yard field goal in the fourth quarter, so his Week 11 effort remained relatively stress free. Additional scoring opportunities should be on the horizon in Week 12 against a Jets squad that has recently given up 26 or more points to the feeble Giants, Dolphins and Jaguars.

November 18, 2019 8:15 PM EST

Daniel Carlson: Scores six points

Carlson made his only field-goal attempt as well as all three of his extra-point tries in Sunday's 24-21 win over the Bears.

Analysis: Carlson converted from 41 yards on his lone field goal, continuing his strong start to this season. As he and the Raiders now embark on their bye week, Carlson can take confidence from making 17 of his 18 total kicks thus far, giving him 25 points through five games.

October 9, 2019 4:28 PM EST

Daniel Carlson: Converts all four extra-point tries

Carlson converted his lone field-goal attempt from 26 yards and added four extra points in Sunday's 31-21 win over the Colts.

Analysis: Carlson has yet to miss an extra point during his young career, while he also remains perfect on field goal attempts from 20-29 yards. The Raiders' offense finally got cooking during the first half of Sunday's tilt, but Carlson has attempted no more than one field goal in each of the team's first four contests to begin the season. Next up is a tough matchup in London against the Bears and their elite defensive unit.

September 30, 2019 4:49 PM EST

Daniel Carlson: Misses 51-yarder in return to Minnesota

Carlson missed his lone field-goal attempt from 51 yards during Sunday's 34-14 loss to the Vikings, though he added a pair of extra points.

Analysis: Carlson treated Minnesota fans to a familiar sight when he missed from 51 yards out Sunday, having been released by the Vikings due to accuracy concerns during the early stages of his rookie campaign in 2018 after the squad spent a fifth-round pick on him. He ended up converting all three of his attempts from 50-plus yards as a Raider last season, so Oakland shouldn't be hitting the panic button anytime soon.

September 23, 2019 3:42 PM EST

Daniel Carlson: Tallies four points in loss

Carlson converted his lone field-goal attempt from 28 yards and added an extra point in Sunday's 28-10 loss to the Chiefs.

Analysis: The Raiders' offense was unable to produce any scoring drives throughout the entirety of the second half, limiting Carlson's opportunities as a result. Things won't get any easier in Week 3 as Carlson makes his return to Minnesota, though the indoor environment is a positive for the second-year kicker.

September 16, 2019 4:51 PM EST

Daniel Carlson: Perfect in opener

Carlson converted his lone field-goal attempt and all three of his extra-point tries in Monday's victory over Denver.

Analysis: Carlson was tendered by Oakland to an exclusive-rights contract in early March, and it seems to already be paying off for the Raiders. The 24-year-old set a franchise record for accuracy last season (94 percent), although he only attempted 17 field goals over 10 games.

September 10, 2019 10:48 AM EST

Daniel Carlson: Tendered by Raiders

The Raiders tendered Carlson to an exclusive-rights contract Thursday, Michael Gehlken of the Las Vegas Review-Journal reports.

Analysis: He only attempted 17 field goals over 10 games with the Raiders last season, but Carlson nonetheless set a franchise record for accuracy (94 percent) while drilling all three of his tries from 50-plus yards. While he'll now stick around in Oakland on a cheap contract, the Raiders' offense will need to attempt more than 1.5 field goals per game for Carlson to surface on the fantasy radar.

March 7, 2019 1:47 PM EST

Daniel Carlson: Remains perfect from 50-plus

Carlson made his lone field-goal attempt from 50 yards during Sunday's 35-3 loss to the Chiefs.

Analysis: Carlson was a rare bright spot for the Raiders during Sunday's blowout loss in Kansas City as the rookie remained perfect from 50-plus yards. The Auburn product had quite an impressive turnaround following his release from the Vikings, connecting on 16 of 17 field-goal attempts in 10 games with Oakland. Carlson should be brought back by the Raiders in 2019 while the team looks to revamp its offense in the draft with additional weapons to surround quarterback Derek Carr.

January 2, 2019 6:37 PM EST

Daniel Carlson: Stellar showing in divisional win

Carlson connected on field-goal attempts of 43 and 45 yards and also drilled three extra points in the Raiders' 27-14 win over the Broncos on Monday.

Analysis: The rookie connected on multiple field-goal attempts from beyond 40 yards for the first time in his career Monday, and he extended his streak without a field-goal miss to seven games overall. Carlson also has compiled nine or 10 points in three of his past four games, and he also has an 11-point tally on his 2018 ledger. The Auburn product has been a definite bright spot for the Raiders in a forgettable transition year overall, and he'll look to head into the offseason with momentum when Oakland tangles the Chiefs in Week 17.

December 24, 2018 11:14 PM EST

Daniel Carlson: Bright spot in loss

Carlson converted all three of his field-goal attempts and made his lone extra-point try during Sunday's 30-16 loss to the Bengals.

Analysis: Carlson is now a perfect two for two from 50-plus yards since becoming a Raider, but also has been perfect in five straight games since the team's bye week. The rookie appears to have put his early-season struggles in the rear-view mirror as a Monday night showdown against the Broncos approaches in Week 16.

December 17, 2018 3:40 PM EST

Daniel Carlson: Contributes to rare victory

Carlson converted his lone field-goal attempt from 44 yards and made all three of his extra-point tries in Sunday's 24-21 win over the Steelers.

Analysis: Carlson has now made all seven of his field-goal attempts over the Raiders' past four contests, finding a groove after a brutal start to his rookie campaign. Oakland's offense also has displayed improvements with 57 total points the past two weeks, providing Carlson with additional opportunities to collect points of his own.

December 10, 2018 3:04 PM EST

Daniel Carlson: Continues revival against Chiefs

Carlson converted both of his field-goal attempts and all three of his extra-point tries during Sunday's 40-33 loss to the Chiefs.

Analysis: Carlson made his first career field-goal attempt from 50-plus yards Sunday, and he also connected from a respectable 44 yards out as well. The rookie has remained perfect throughout the Raiders' past three contests and will look to maintain momentum against the Steelers in Week 14.

December 3, 2018 12:44 PM EST

Daniel Carlson: Tallies five points in loss

Carlson connected from 42 yards and made both of his extra-point attempts in Sunday's 34-17 loss to the Ravens.

Analysis: Carlson has not missed a single kick in three consecutive games, which is quite an improvement for the rookie after missing four of his first five career field-goal attempts. A Week 13 matchup against the Chiefs could become a high-scoring affair, but the Raiders may be playing from behind once again.

November 26, 2018 4:56 PM EST

Daniel Carlson: Perfect in win

Carlson converted all three of his field-goal attempts and both extra-point tries during Sunday's 23-21 win over the Cardinals.

Analysis: Carlson logged his second consecutive perfect game, and played a key role in securing Oakland's Week 11 victory. The rookie fifth-round pick will look to log another solid outing against the Ravens on Sunday.

November 19, 2018 3:00 PM EST

Daniel Carlson: Collects six points in loss

Carlson made both of his field-goal attempts in Sunday's 20-6 loss to the Chargers.

Analysis: Carlson was perfect from 46 and 30 yards to give the Raiders their only six points of the contest, as the team's struggling offense failed to reach the end zone. There could be a lack of scoring opportunities again in Week 11 against a Cardinals defense that just held the Chiefs to a season low 26 points.

November 12, 2018 1:18 PM EST

Daniel Carlson: Misses from 45 yards in blowout loss

Carlson made one of two field-goal attempts in Thursday's 34-3 loss to the 49ers.

Analysis: Carlson has been held to just seven total points in two contests with the Raiders, having missed from 45 yards during Oakland's brutal performance Thursday night. The Raiders could struggle to move the ball again in Week 10 against the 6-2 Chargers.

November 5, 2018 7:30 AM EST

Daniel Carlson: Collects four points in Raiders debut

Carlson connected on all four of his extra-point attempts in Sunday's 42-28 loss to the Colts.

Analysis: Carlson didn't have a chance to attempt a field goal in his Raiders debut with quarterback Derek Carr racking up a quartet of touchdowns, but the rookie kicker was perfect on extra-point tries. Carlson's brief tenure with Minnesota ended in misery when he missed three crucial field-goal attempts in a Week 2 tie with the Packers, but he'll look to continue building confidence again Thursday night versus the 49ers.

October 29, 2018 1:00 PM EST

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