Morten Andersen news, rumors and stats

Morten Andersen

Retired
Place Kicker

Ht: 0.0 | Wt: 0

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Week By Week

YearTmGFG AttsFG MadeFG MissFG PctXP AttXP MadeXP MissXP PctNFL Pts
2002KCC142622484.6251510100.00117
2003KCC162016480.005958198.31106
2004MIN162218481.8245450100.0099
2006ATL142320386.9627270100.0087
2007ATL142825389.2924240100.0099
Average:242048541410100102
Total:11910118422.692062051498.31508

NFL | M. Andersen says he will retire

Mon, 08 Dec 2008 04:32:41 -0800

The Associated Press reports free-agent PK Morten Andersen (Falcons) has decided to retire from the National Football League due to knee problems. Andersen said Monday, Dec. 8, he has given up his search to resume his NFL career. "I realized I no longer can train in an optimal way because of my knees," Andersen said in a phone interview. "So I am retiring."

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Falcons | Andersen named NFC Special Teams Player of the Week

Wed, 14 Nov 2007 10:36:28 -0800

The Atlanta Falcons announced PK Morten Andersen has been named the NFC Special Teams Player of the Week for Week 10. Andersen reached 2,500 points and now has 2,503 for his career which is an NFL record.

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Falcons | Andersen surpasses 2,500 points Week 10

Sun, 11 Nov 2007 16:17:25 -0800

The Associated Press reports Atlanta Falcons PK Morten Andersen made both of his field goal attempts and both of his extra point attempts in the team's Week 10 game. He is the first player to score over 2,500 career points. He currently has the career scoring record with 2,504.

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Falcons | Team struggles to make field goals Week 5

Sun, 07 Oct 2007 18:03:08 -0700

The Associated Press reports Atlanta Falcons PK Morten Andersen and P Michael Koenen went a combined two for five on field goal attempts during the team's Week 5 game.

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Falcons | M. Andersen kicks four field goals Week 4

Sun, 30 Sep 2007 14:57:45 -0700

The Associated Press reports Atlanta Falcons PK Morten Andersen was good on four field goals during the team's Week 4 game against the Houston Texans. Anderson connected from 28, 22, 36 and 46 yards. He had a 42-yard attempt come up short, but it might have been nicked by a Texans' rusher.

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Falcons | M. Anderson signs with team

Mon, 17 Sep 2007 17:56:42 -0700

The Atlanta Falcons announced they have signed free-agent PK Morten Andersen (Falcons).

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NFL | Andersen wants to be the oldest to ever play

Mon, 18 Jun 2007 14:30:13 -0700

John Hollis, of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, reports unrestricted free-agent PK Morten Andersen (Falcons) continues to work out in hopes of being the oldest man ever to play in an NFL game. "For me, it was always about setting goals. When I was in my 20s, I said I wanted to play into my 30s. When I was in my 30s, I said I wanted to play into my 40s. So here we are I'm going to be 47 in August, so 50 was just the next step," Andersen said.

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Falcons | M. Andersen breaks field goal mark

Sun, 24 Dec 2006 19:07:13 -0800

Chris Pika, of AtlantaFalcons.com, reports Atlanta Falcons PK Morten Andersen kicked his 539th career field goal during the Week 16 game. He is now the NFL's all-time leader in field goals, breaking former NFL PK Gary Anderson's mark of 538 career field goals.

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Falcons | M. Andersen becomes the leading scorer in NFL history

Sat, 16 Dec 2006 18:06:00 -0800

Atlanta Falcons PK Morten Andersen became the leading scorer in NFL history after converting two extra point attempts in the first half of the Week 15 game.

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Falcons | M. Anderson close to record

Sat, 09 Dec 2006 11:54:15 -0800

D. Orlando Ledbetter, of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, reports Atlanta Falcons PK Morten Andersen is seven points away from breaking the NFL's all-time scoring record. The current leader is former NFL PK Gary Anderson with 2,435 points.

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