Four players share the NFL record for longest field goal (63 yards): Tom Dempsey of the New Orleans Saints in 1970; Jason Elam of the Denver Broncos in 1998; Sebastian Janikowski of the Oakland Raiders in 2011; and David Akers of the San Francisco 49ers in 2012.
Both Elam and Janikowski tied the record in Denver. Elam's kick was in Mile High Stadium; Janikowski's was in Sports Authority Field at Mile High (formerly Invesco Field). Dempsey's field goal against the Detroit Lions at Tulane Stadium was a game winner. Akers' kick was against the Green Bay Packers at Lambeau Field.
Elam, Janikowski and Akers kicked their field goals at the end of the first half. Dempsey's kick gave the Saints a 19-17 victory over the Lions with two seconds left in the game.
The longest field goal in the history of the NFL is 64 yards, by Matt Prater (2013).
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Sebastian janikowski of the Oakland raiders attempted a 72 yard field goal. that's the longst attempt in nfl history
David Akers longest successful field goal went bouncing in the uprights 63 yards against the Packers in Week 1 of the 2012 season tying the NFL field goal record.
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The NFL record for longest field goal is 63 yards and the NCAA record for longest field goal is 67 yards. Unless a hurricane force wind is behind the kicker, a 100 yard field goal would be pretty much impossible.
The longest field goal in NFL history is 63 yards made by Tom Dempsey and Jason Elam.
Jason Elam, Denver Broncos, 63 yards
The longest field goal in NFL postseason history was kicked by Pete Stoyanovich of the Miami Dolphins , AFC: Miami vs. Kansas City, 1990
The longest field goal kick in NFL history is 64 yards, a record set by Matt Prater on December 8, 2013.
Steve christie had the longest field goal in the Super Bowl.