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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."
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.
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.
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.
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.
Mon, 17 Sep 2007 17:56:42 -0700
The Atlanta Falcons announced they have signed free-agent PK Morten Andersen (Falcons).
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.
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.
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.
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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