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Vikings turn to 44-year-old Morten Andersen for kicking help

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- Morten Andersen, the second-leading scorer in NFL history, signed with the Minnesota Vikings on Tuesday, two days after being cut by Kansas...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/09/08/pro_427945.shtml
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Scoring leader officially retires

COPENHAGEN, Denmark --- Kicker Morten Andersen, the NFL's career-leading scorer, is retiring...an exchange student and played at Michigan State. MORTEN ANDERSEN AGE: 48 HOMETOWN: Struer, Denmark COLLEGE: Michigan...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/12/09/pro_503230.shtml
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Falcons hope rookie can fill Andersen's shoes

...Atlanta Falcons, who let go Morten Andersen and plan to give their kicking...People say I'm going to replace Morten Andersen," he said. "Well, there's no way to replace Morten Andersen." The Falcons couldn't afford...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/07/21/pro_319954.shtml
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Falcons get first win

...Michael Vick or Matt Schaub. Joey Harrington threw a pair of touchdown passes to Michael Jenkins and 47-year-old Morten Andersen kicked four field goals Sunday, leading the Falcons to their first win of the season, 26-16 over Schaub and the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/10/01/pro_145758.shtml
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Vick, Andersen set records in loss

...slipped to .500 in the win-loss column with a 38-28 loss to the Cowboys (9-5) on a night in which kicker Morten Andersen and quarterback Michael Vick set NFL records and the Falcons' offense broke a franchise mark. Andersen became the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/12/17/pro_108933.shtml
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Falcons notebook

...Bledsoe to Buffalo in the off-season. Feely had such a good year with the Atlanta Falcons that he drew comparisons to Morten Andersen, the NFL's all-time No. 2-leading scorer. "Both of us are in kind of the same situation where last year...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/07/28/pro_349935.shtml
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Flying high again

...casualties on both sides and enough scoring hits to give the scoreboard operator carpal tunnel syndrome. Atlanta's Morten Andersen turned out to be Wyatt Earp, though, knocking home a 32-yard field goal in overtime to give the Falcons a 41-38...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/10/23/pro_101619.shtml
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Falcons ready for next season

...National Football League starts over again. It has taken the Falcons three months to get it right. Place-kicker Morten Andersen had five field goals, quarterback Chris Chandler threw for two touchdowns and running back Jamal Anderson rushed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/12/25/pro_303637.shtml
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Anderson aiming for big year

...camp at Furman University, Anderson is in prime form. He has worn jersey No. 5 the last two days "in honor of Morten (Andersen), my fallen teammate" - the record-setting kicker who remains an unrestricted free agent. When reminded his...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/07/27/pro_321086.shtml
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Heated Falcons-Saints rivalry reaches peak

...a really good time to be a Falcons fan. It's a really good time to be a Saints fan," said retired NFL kicker Morten Andersen, who played for both teams and now lives in Atlanta."All you can say is, 'Merry Christmas!' It should be a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2010-12-25/heated-falcons-saints-rivalry
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