Dempsey—born with no toes on his right foot and with just one finger on his right hand—hit the before-its-time kick down late with the game on the line outside in a venue not benefiting from the thin air of Denver. Justin Tucker missed a 36-yard field goal Tuesday night after Joe Buck guaranteed Tucker would make it to extend a streak of 70 consecutive makes from … Justin Tucker is the most accurate kicker in NFL history, and Justin Tucker can kick the longest field goal in NFL history. It's only right that a guy nicknamed "Greg the Leg" and "Legatron" kicked himself into the top 10 of a list chronicling the longest field goals of all time. attempt at the end of the first half. Few positions in sports face more pressure and consequence than an NFL kicker. Feb 3, 2014 - Justin Tucker! Joe Buck is used to it. The 1-5-1 New Orleans Saints were down 17-16 against the Detroit Lions with the ball late. Prater began the video by acknowledging Tucker… Jason Elam of the Denver Broncos sat on the 63-yard mark for more than a decade before Janikowski came for it. View Current Leaderboard. I'll mix some serious analysis with some goofy observations as I attempt to give you a fresh look at this wonderfully horrible sport that we... Sign up for the Morning Win newsletter for an irreverent and incisive recap of daily sports news. Tucker is 23-for-23 this season after hitting a 46-yard kick in Dallas. Earlier in training camp this season, Tucker nailed a 69-yarder. Main Navigation. Unlike Janikowski, Bryant only needed five seasons to announce he was one of the NFL's big-game kickers. Find detailed Justin Tucker stats on FOXSports.com. He missed his first kick today, from 40 yards away, which was shocking. Tuesday night, Tucker pulled a 36-yard field goal wide left during the Ravens' win over the Cowboys. The left-footed attempt bounced off the crossbar and went through. In an interview with NFL Network’s Good Morning Football, Tucker (who’s made 130 of his 148 field goal attempts in his career) said that under the right conditions, he’d give it a shot from 84 and a half yards away. https://ftw.usatoday.com/2016/08/justin-tucker-claims-longest-field-goal-in-nfl-history, sent the ol’ pigskin sailing through the uprights from 69 yards away, NFL fans had so many memes for Justin Tucker's stunned reaction to missed extra point, Justin Tucker was left in utter shock after missing a game-tying extra point, Ravens kicker Justin Tucker is out here kicking 70-yard field goals again, Real Madrid vs. Ravens' Justin Tucker: 84-yard field goal is possible in right conditions Tucker, who just signed a new long-term deal, is one of the NFL's best kickers. Or he doesn't and happens to play one of the more replaceable positions in sports. Justin Tucker sinks a football through a basketball hoop from midfield. He somehow made it look relatively easy. Below are some far-out kicks that didn't occur in NFL regular-season games. Use tab, enter, and escape to navigate this menu. Over his first decade in the NFL, he missed fewer than 10 50-plus attempts. Earlier in training camp this season, Tucker nailed a 69-yarder. Lions' Matt Prater one-ups Justin Tucker and nails incredible 76-yard kick, Your California Privacy Rights/Privacy Policy. Akers' attempt was, in a word, wild. Morten Andersen (565), 3. Tucker missed after he had converted a 31-yard field goal, potentially tying the game. . Troy Aikman said, "We'll see if he keeps that streak alive here." As hinted, Janikowski was far from done with the record books. Sign up for the For The Win newsletter to get our top stories in your inbox every morning. Matt Prater set the NFL record for the longest field goal in NFL history just weeks before against the Tennessee Titans when he drilled a sixty-four (64) yarder. The kicker who does often goes unnoticed unless it falls under a game-deciding situation. When he made this field goal in 2013, it pushed the record for the longest field goal to be scored in-game and certainly beat his own personal record. Tucker made six field goals capped off by his career-long sixty-one (61) yard field goal to win the game. More impressive, he's money from distance, with a career mark of 87.2 percent on attempts from 40-49 yards. Below is a list of the longest field goals … "This time it got there. It might not top the distance list anymore, but Dempsey's kick remains one of the greatest plays in league history. Build your own custom leaderboards with Stathead Football. Justin Tucker proved this back in 2013 with a 61-yard boot against the Detroit Lions—a kick with 43 seconds left to help his Baltimore Ravens win the game, 18-16. The 2020 NFL Pro Bowl is a fun time for players to show their skills, and the Baltimore Ravens will be well represented this weekend. "When we got the ball there, I think at the 45-yard line, I said, 'Hey, are we kicking this?' But that’s not even the longest attempt he’d try in a game. He also said he's made a 79-yarder in practice in Denver. The performance was one of the best games of Zuerlein's career, which not only catapulted him into the top 10 in this area but also gave him one of his three conversions on nine tries from more than 50 yards out in 2015. Justin Tucker's streak of 30 straight made field goals is 14 short of the record, but the conditions he's kicked in make his mark just as remarkable. The longest field goal Baltimore Ravens kicker Justin Tucker has made in a game was a 61-yarder to defeat the Detroit Lions in 2013. Here are the 10 longest field goals in NFL history—for now. During the game, Tucker became the first kicker in NFL history to kick a field goal in the 20s, 30s, 40s, 50s, and 60s in the same game. Really confident. No other kicker in league history had made more than 67 in a row. [10] Tucker was elected to his first Pro Bowl to end the 2013 season. However, a false start penalty on guard Bradley Bozeman forced Baltimore to move the ball back by five yards. "Such an awesome moment; I'm glad it came in a win," Prater said, according to ESPN.com's Jeff Legwold. Two years after his 61-yard conversion, Janikowski bested himself by punching through a 63-yard attempt, making him the first kicker since 1998 to register a kick from the then-historic distance. It was definitely a once-in-a-lifetime type of a deal.". The scene was innocent enough. Buck: "I'm just gonna say he is. Feely's 3-of-4 day isn't only remembered for the the franchise record but also the miss from a shorter distance. Baltimore Ravens kicker Justin Tucker went into Tuesday's game against the Dallas Cowboys having made 70 straight field goals under 40 yards. Please check your email for a confirmation. Ravens kicker Justin Tucker is in Texas getting his leg ready for the 2018 season. If the AFC decides to attempt a 75-yard field goal during Sunday's Pro Bowl, don't laugh, because Justin Tucker might actually make it.. During a Pro … These kicks seem to coalesce into a perfect moment of importance and distance, the situation calling for an act of desperation flirting with the record books. That streak ended when Tucker … This wasn’t a blast off a tee — it was a legit 69-yard field goal. Video of Sebastian Janikowski's failed 76-yard attempt in 2008, the longest in NFL history, played to set the stage. Janikowski hit the try in the second quarter of an ugly affair with five seconds left before halftime. Granted, a defender ever-so-slightly got a hand on the kick at the line of scrimmage upon takeoff, but so goes the life of a kicker. Unlike the above, some kicker-heavy games produce history and a win. He has also made a 61-yard field goal in a domed stadium, making it the longest kick in a stadium of that type. His last 7 misses were from 65, 53, 48, 43, 46, 62, and 58 yards away. Justin Tucker has a strong leg and a confident aura. He was also voted 1st team All-Pro by AP voters. You heard that right: Tucker said he'd be willing to attempt a kick in the NFL from 84.5 yards! In the second quarter, the 31-year-old kicker trotted out on to the field to attempt a 36-yarder or a “gimme” in Tucker … Patriots coaches have not been so eager to move on, ignoring cries from the fanbase to see what the team has... Wow. Justin Tucker (19) PK/P - Fourth-year kicker who has handled the kickoff duties in 52 games and placekicking. You'll now receive the top For The Win stories each day directly in your inbox. Greg Zuerlein, St. Louis Rams: 61 Yards (2015) 2 of 11. That means Tucker now has the NFL's longest streak of field-goal attempts without a miss – 30 straight. Tom Rouen had a great hold, and I got a good swing. And that’s the point of today’s post: Tucker missing a 40-yard field goal is shocking. After Pittsburgh quarterback Mason Rudolph was knocked unconscious by a head-high hit in the third quarter Sunday, Justin Tucker made a 46-yard field goal … Alas, Elam—a third-round pick by the Broncos in 1993—lined up against the Jacksonville Jaguars at the end of October '98 and crushed a 63-yard attempt before halftime, giving his side a 27-10 advantage in an eventual 37-24 win. Justin Tucker is officially declared the most accurate kicker in football history. He's not a punter, but on the positional hierarchy list, the two aren't far apart. Tucker … Funnily enough, Bryant's opponent in that 2006 record-setting affair as regulation expired would go on to pass him in the record books six years later. He also said he's made a 79-yarder in practice in Denver. Tucker was even elected to his first Pro Bowl to end his 2013 season, at the end of his rookie season. Elam's sprint into the history books has only seen three men tie the mark and a lone kicker surpass it since. Justin Tucker (19) PK/P - Fourth-year kicker who has handled the kickoff duties in 52 games and placekicking duties in 25 contests ... graduated in December . Or he doesn't and happens to play one of the more replaceable positions in sports. NFL Field Goal % Career Leaders (since 1938) Players must meet the minimum requirements to show up on this leaderboard. Justin Tucker continues to be the best kicker in the NFL. Justin Tucker longest field goal. Justin Tucker has an impressive array of accomplishments under his belt, including the record for most points scored in a season. It was a sweet bounce. Indeed, Prater lined up in the cold December air at Sports Authority Field at Mile High near the end of the first half and drilled a 64-yard attempt. Kickers don't often force their way into household-name status, yet it's a classification Sebastian Janikowski earned over the years with ease. His last 7 misses were from 65, 53, 48, 43, 46, 62, and 58 yards away. Fresh off nailing a 69-yard field goal in training camp, Ravens kicker Justin Tucker is feeling confident in his leg. "To be honest, I didn't hit it that good. Justin Tucker is the most accurate kicker in NFL history, and Justin Tucker can kick the longest field goal in NFL history. 'If the situation is prime then maybe 84.5 yards' @jtuck9 on the longest attempt he would be willing to try https://t.co/hIIMsXtrrp, “To me it doesn’t matter where I just have to hit a good ball. The record still counts if it went down during an ugly scene, too. And that’s the point of today’s post: Tucker missing a 40-yard field goal is shocking. — Justin Tucker (@jtuck9) January 25, 2017 Tucker was undoubtedly the best kicker in the NFL this season, missing just one field goal attempt all year. Joe Buck mentioned how Ravens kicker Justin Tucker had made 70 straight field goals inside 40 yards. He really hit the ball solidly.". And when a passing game isn’t very good, a lot of the blame falls on the quarterback. New England ranks 28th in both passing DVOA and EPA. That has certainly been the case in New England, where Patriots fans gave up on the Cam Newton experiment weeks ago. If conditions are prime, like last season we opened up in Denver, the weather was warm, the field was nice, and you’re up at altitude so the ball just carries. Joe Buck and Troy Aikman may have jinxed Justin Tucker on a missed field goal attempt in the second quarter of Tuesday’s game between the Ravens and Cowboys in Baltimore. Lambeau Field isn't the easiest kicking environment, but the 49ers trotted out the veteran for a "why not?" Ove Johansson, Abilene Christian University. He hit more than half of his attempts from 50-plus yards out over the first five years of his career and hit a kick from 75 yards away outside of a live-game setting. It barely got over the bar," Janikowski said, according to Cindy Boren of the Washington Post. World News - GB - Tucker misses 36 yards as FG's record run ends - . Indeed, Janikowski joined the Oakland Raiders via the No. YEAR TEAM G 1-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50+ FGM FG ATT PCT; 2012 Baltimore Ravens 16 0-0 8-8 Let's review some of the two-time Pro Bowler's longest career kicks. Justin Tucker has a strong leg and a confident aura. He went on to win a Super Bowl and have an impressive NFL career lasting nearly two decades. The fourth team was the charm in 2006 when the Baylor product walked onto the field at Raymond James Stadium in October with the game on the line. So, basically, Tucker demolished that football, and it’s not even August. Heck, it's what happens when a team selects said kicker in the first round of a draft. The insane 2020 NFL season is nearing a close, but Week 14 gave us even more things to talk about. The Patriots passing game has been decidedly not good during the 2020 NFL season. Justin Tucker missing a short field goal seems just as unlikely as what an announcer says actually affecting the game on the field. We're so close to the end of the 2020 season, and while we know which three teams are in the lead for Trevor Lawrence, Justin Fields and others, there's plenty of time to see who slots in before that trio of very bad teams (what, you think one of them is going to win a game the rest of the season?). He missed his first kick today, from 40 yards away, which was shocking. The 33-year-old has completed 96.2% of his field goals in 2020 and 17 of 17 extra points. NFL By Colby Lanham on August 4, 2016 August 4, 2016. In pregame I think I hit the crossbar from 85, so if the situation is just prime, then maybe 84 and a half yards.”. Justin Tucker wanted to try a game-winning field goal … We are reaching the finish line, folks. Feely nailed a kick from 61 yards away on that October afternoon with the roof at University of Phoenix Stadium closed, helping the Arizona Cardinals tie the encounter with the Buffalo Bills at 16 apiece with 1:09 left in regulation. Broncos’ kicker Matt Prater made the longest field goal in 2013, but given Tucker’s recent performance, a new record in 2016 doesn’t seem impossible. Tucker's career long is 61 yards. No, this man revels in the moment like a prizefighter who just dropped the big right. Teammates mobbed him, yet they were still down going into the locker room. Back in 1998, the idea of a kicker booting one from 60 yards out seemed almost silly considering it hadn't been done since 1991 and only twice stretching back to 1980. "I am as happy as I can be," Elam, according to CBSNews.com. It's also hard to tell how "official" these kicks are, hence the Urban Legends slide. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images) Lamar Jackson gashes Cowboys defense for the easiest touchdown of his career (Video) by Cole Thompson Joe Buck absolutely jinxed Justin Tucker while he was kicking this chip-shot field goal. He was the outright MVP for his then-St. Louis Rams on that November day in 2015 when he hit four of his five attempts, including one from 61 yards away in an eventual 21-18 overtime loss. It's no exaggeration to say Tucker has one of the strongest legs in league history. It featured 16 combined penalties and a 16-3 Oakland lead before halftime. Kicker Justin Tucker drilled his longest field goal of the season to end the first half and give the Ravens a 13-7 lead. 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