Top 10 Longest Field Goals in NFL History

David Akers Connects For 63 Yards

David Akers Connects For 63 Yards

David Akers kicked a 63-yard field goal for the San Francisco 49ers today, barely.  It popped off the crossbar and through.

Sebastian Janikowski hit from the same distance last year for the Oakland Raiders, clean. Those are the longest field goals in NFL history, tied with two others.

All together over the course of NFL history, 10 NFL kickers have kicked a field goal of 60 yards or more.

Here they are.

UPDATED LIST: Through Week 15 of 2013. Fourteen kickers now have made it from 60 or more.

1. Matt Prater 64 yards Denver Broncos Dec. 8, 2013
2. David Akers 63 yards San Francisco 49ers Sep. 9, 2012
2. Sebastian Janikowski 63 yards Oakland Raiders Sep. 12, 2011
2. Jason Elam 63 yards Denver Broncos Oct. 25, 1998
2. Tom Dempsey 63 yards New Orleans Saints Nov. 8, 1970
6. Matt Bryant 62 yards Tampa Bay Buccaneers Oct. 22, 2006
7. Jay Feely 61 yards Arizona Cardinals Oct. 14, 2012
7. Justin Tucker 61 yards Baltimore Ravens Dec. 16, 2013
7. Sebastian Janikowski 61 yards Oakland Raiders Dec. 27, 2009
10. Greg Zuerlein 60 yards St. Louis Rams Sep. 30, 2012
10. Dan Carpenter 60 yards Miami Dolphins Dec. 5, 2010
10. Rob Bironas 60 yards Tennessee Titans Dec. 3, 2006
10. Morten Andersen 60 yards New Orleans Saints Oct. 27, 1991
10. Steve Cox 60 yards Cleveland Browns Oct. 21, 1984

Photo: thekevinburkeproject.com

Posted on September 9, 2012, in NFL Football and tagged , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.

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