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Kicker Ryan Longwell To Retire As A Packer

Veteran kicker Ryan Longwell is retiring as a Green Bay Packer. Longwell is the all-time leading scorer in Packers’ history. He scored 1,054 points during his nine-year career in Green Bay (1997-2005). He connected on 226 field goals and 376 extra points. Longwell set a team record by leading the Packers in scoring in nine consecutive seasons, beating the previous mark of seven by Don Hutson from 1939-45.


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Walsh Kicks His Way To Success With Vikings

Vikings General Manager Rick Spielman took a gamble last year when he released long-time kicker and fan favorite Ryan Longwell, then selected Blair Walsh in the NFL Draft as a replacement.


MINNEAPOLIS, MN - DECEMBER 9: Adrian Peterson #28 of the Minnesota Vikings celebrates his second touchdown in the first quarter of the game against the Chicago Bears on December 9, 2012 at Mall of America Field at the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The Vikings defeated the Bears 21-14. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Minnesota Vikings Honor Adrian Peterson With Courage Award

The Minnesota Vikings named Adrian Peterson as the team’s Ed Block Courage Award. Despite Peterson’s chase for the single season rushing record, head coach Leslie Frazier believes his focus remains on beating the Houston Texans. The Minnesota Vikings named Adrian Peterson as the team’s Ed Block Courage Award.


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Three Ups And Three Downs For The Minnesota Vikings Through Two Games

The Minnesota Vikings were not expected to win very many games this season, but they have still played surprisingly well in some aspects while underachieving in others. Rookie kicker Blair Walsh, the two-minute offense and running back Adrian Peterson are pleasant surprises while the pass rush, two-minute defense and downfield passing attack are disappointments.


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Minnesota Vikings Getting Healthy As It Prepares For the Indianapolis Colts

The Minnesota Vikings reported no significant injuries and that the players forced out of last week’s game returned to practice this week. Injuries will play a factor in Sunday’s game against the Indianapolis Colts. Minnesota kicker Blair Walsh earned NFC Special Teams Player of the Week honors for his performance against the Jacksonville Jaguars.


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Vikings Rookie Says Following Longwell An ‘Honor’

Blair Walsh says he would’ve enjoyed meeting Ryan Longwell. He surely would’ve benefited from learning from the 16-year veteran, too.


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Vikings Cut Kicker Ryan Longwell

The Minnesota Vikings have cut longtime kicker Ryan Longwell from its roster, the team announced Monday.


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Vikings Take 2 Arkansas WRs In 4th Round

Rhett Ellison wasn’t even watching the NFL draft on Saturday afternoon when the Minnesota Vikings came on the clock for the second time in the fourth round.


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Vikings Take Kicker Blair Walsh In 6th Round

The Minnesota Vikings have selected Georgia kicker Blair Walsh in the sixth round of the NFL draft.


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Vikings Beat Panthers 24-21

Ryan Longwell kicked a 31-yard field goal with 2:43 left in the game to lift the Minnesota Vikings to a 24-21 victory over the Carolina Panthers on Sunday.


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Longwell Moves On From Misses In Consecutive Games

Ryan Longwell led the NFL in field goal percentage last season. He’s one of the most accurate kickers in league history. So it’s always strange to see Longwell miss, which happened to the Minnesota Vikings in each of the past two games.


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Vikings Sign Loeffler To 3-Year Extension

The Minnesota Vikings signed long snapper Cullen Loeffler to a three-year extension on Friday, ensuring that the league’s longest-tenured kicking trio will remain intact.


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Vikings Turn Back Seahawks 20-7

Donovan McNabb only needed one good drive to see progress from his first preseason start with Minnesota.


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Vikings Kicker Longwell Happy To Be Back

In a world that thrives on constant change, Minnesota Vikings kicker Ryan Longwell has been a constant.


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Kicker Ryan Longwell Headed Back To Vikings

Minnesota Vikings kicker Ryan Longwell says he has agreed to terms on a contract to return to the Minnesota Vikings.


10/22/10 Jason DeRusha with Ryan Longwell

On Friday afternoon, Jason – in for Michele – spoke with Vikings kicker Ryan Longwell to preview the big game Sunday night against the Packers…


9/24/10 Michele Tafoya with Ryan Longwell

On Friday, Michele spoke with Vikings kicker Ryan Longwell about Sunday’s game against the Lions and much more…


9/17/10 Michele Tafoya with Ryan Longwell

In her second hour on Friday, Michele Tafoya – broadcasting live from Kieran’s Irish Pub – talked to Vikings kicker Ryan Longwell to preview this week’s Vikings/Dolphins match-up…


9/7/10 Michele Tafoya with Ryan Longwell

On Tuesday afternoon, Michele was joined by Vikings kicker Ryan Longwell to preview Thursday night’s season opener… Ryan will be a regular guest on the Tafoya Show Friday afternoons all season long!