1970 ... November 8 against the Detroit Lions on the last play of the game to give the Saints a 19-17 win.
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Tom Dempsey was playing for the New Orleans Saints when he kicked a 63-yard field goal as time ran out on the clock. The field goal gave the Saints a 19-17 win over the Detroit Lions.
Dempsey's 63 yarder, which allowed the Saints to defeat the Detroit Lions, 19-17, on November 8, 1970, was kicked at Tulane Stadium in New Orleans.
Dempsey kicked his 63-yard field goal while playing for the New Orleans Saints. They beat the Detroit Lions 19-17 on November 8, 1970.
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The New Orleans Saints.
Steve Christie of the Buffalo Bills kicked a 54-yard field goal against the Dallas Cowboys in Super Bowl XXVIII in Atlanta.
Adam Vinatieri - he kicked five against the Colts in 2003 as a New England Patriot and kicked five against the Ravens as a Colt.
Dan Miller at 58 yards against the Chargers on December 26, 1982.
A field goal is worth three points regardless of whether it is place kicked or drop kicked.
Alex Henry kicked a 57 yard field goal to gain the lead over the Colorado Buffalo's in the 2008 season.
On December 8, 2013, Matt Prater of the Denver Broncos kicked a record 64-yard field goal in Denver in a game against the Tennessee Titans. The previous record of 63 yards had been held jointly by Tom Dempsey of the New Orleans Saints and Jason Elam of the Broncos.
48 yards is the length of several George Blanda field goals, the last of which came in October of 1970 in a game against the Kansas City Chiefs, a kick which forged a 17-17 tie. The following week George kicked a game-winning 52 yard field goal against the Cleveland Browns after throwing a game-tying TD pass to Warren Wells earlier in the 4th quarter. This FG was, however, not his longest. On December 3, 1961 George Blanda kicked a 55 yard field goal against the San Diego Chargers while a member of World Champion Houston Oilers.
NY Jets placekicker in 1968 who kicked 3 field goals and one extra point in Super Bowl III against the Baltimore Colts.
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