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  1. Saints Mount Rushmore Plus One Series: Special TeamsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 27 | The Advocate

    ... offensive line, defensive line, linebacker, defensive back, coach and general manager. SPECIAL TEAMS 1. Morten Andersen (1982-94) One of 17 finalists for the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2014, Andersen is the Saints and NFL's all-time scoring leader ...

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  2. Morten Anderson: "Extra Point Proposal Might Add A Bit To The Strategy Of The Game"Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2014 | CBS Local

    Former Falcons and Saints kicker Morten Andersen joins the show to discuss the NFL proposed rule to move extra points back to the 25 yard line, his accent, how he was not the stereotypical kicker, what's easier to shoot a 3 pointer in a game for 127 straight games or make an extra, why the locker rooms are actually a lot more tame now than they ... (more)

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  3. Continue reading a 'Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2014 | The Advocate

    Former New Orleans Saints and Atlanta Falcons placekicker Morten Andersen told The Sporting News that adjusting the length for extra-point kicks, which is something that the National Football League has been considering lately, "could be beneficial for the game."

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  4. Report: NFL Considers Longer Extra-Point KickRead the original story

    Mar 4, 2014 | Time

    Atlanta Falcons' Matt Schaub holds the ball as Morten Andersen kicks an extra point against the Dallas Cowboys during an NFL game in Atlanta on Dec. 16, 2006 Members of the NFL Competition Committee are reportedly considering a significantly longer distance for extra-point kicks to spice up the game.

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  5. Tompkins: Andersen too classy to complain about Hall of Fame snubRead the original story

    Feb 5, 2014 | The Town Talk

    It didn't surprise me when I read that Morten Andersen wasn't bitter that he was not elected last weekend to the Pro Football Hall of Fame in his first year of eligibility.

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  6. Ashway: Super Bowl was one of the worstRead the original story

    Feb 4, 2014 | The Times

    ... trailed, 31-6, in the fourth quarter. But they trailed only 10-3 in the second quarter, when the reliable Morten Andersen missed a 26-yard field goal. John Elway then hit Rod Smith for an 80-yard touchdown. Smith beat the Falcons Pro Bowl safety, ...

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  7. Charles Haley left out of 2014 Hall of Fame classRead the original story

    Feb 2, 2014 | Star-Telegram.com

    ... he, Jerome Bettis, Kevin Greene, Marvin Harrison and Will Shields were eliminated in the reduction to five. Morten Andersen, Tim Brown, Eddie DeBartolo Jr., Tony Dungy and John Lynch were eliminated from consideration in the first reduction ballot ...

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  8. Former Saints kicker Andersen upbeat despite Hall snubRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2014 | The Advocate

    Former Saints kicker Morten Andersen, the NFL's all-time leading scorer, showed he was clutch during his 25 seasons in the league.

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  9. Strahan, Brooks headline 2014 Hall of Fame classRead the original story

    Feb 1, 2014 | FOX16

    ... ss of 2014. Former 49ers owner Eddie DeBartolo, wide receiver Tim Brown, safety John Lynch, Dungy and kicker Morten Andersen did not make the cut from 15 to 10 in Saturday's selection meeting.

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  10. Seven named to Pro Football Hall of FameRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2014 | KSBW-TV

    ... Williams and team owner Eddie DeBartolo Jr. The other two finalists are free safety John Lynch and kicker Morten Andersen. Selectors met at the Sheraton New York to narrow the field of finalists to five and received the required 80 percent support ...

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  11. NFL Hall of Fame: Raiders' Ray Guy finally gets in; Eddie D left outRead the original story

    Feb 1, 2014 | Contra Costa Times

    ... former 49ers owner Eddie DeBartolo, ex-Raiders receiver Tim Brown, former Stanford safety John Lynch, Morten Andersen and Tony Dungy were eliminated from consideration in the first reduction ballot from 15 to 10 by the Hall of Fame selection ...

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  12. Aeneas WilliamsRead the original story

    Feb 1, 2014 | The Advocate

    ... with the Arizona Cardinals and St. Louis Rams. The news wasn't as good for former New Orleans Saints kicker Morten Andersen, the NFL's all-time leading scorer. A finalist for the first time after being a semifinalist in 2012, Andersen didn't garner ...

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  13. Seven make Pro Football Hall of Fame; Charles Haley left out of 2014 Hall of Fame classRead the original story

    Feb 1, 2014 | The Miami Herald

    ... he, Jerome Bettis, Kevin Greene, Marvin Harrison and Will Shields were eliminated in the reduction to five. Morten Andersen, Tim Brown, Eddie DeBartolo Jr., Tony Dungy and John Lynch were eliminated from consideration in the first reduction ballot ...

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  14. Shields falls short in bid for Pro Football Hall of FameRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2014 | The Wichita Eagle

    ... Haley and Indianapolis wide receiver Marvin Harrison, The five who did not survive the first cut were kicker Morten Andersen, Oakland wide receiver Tim Brown, San Francisco owner Eddie DeBartolo, coach Tony Dungy and Tampa Bay/Denver safety John ...

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  15. Pro Football Hall of Fame announces class of 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2014 | WKSU-FM Kent

    ... Tampa Bay Buccaneers. The seven will be enshrined in the Hall of Fame in August. This year's finalists were Morten Andersen, Jerome Bettis, Tim Brown, Edward DeBartolo Jr., Tony Dungy, Kevin Greene, Charles Haley, Marvin Harrison, Walter Jones, John ...

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  16. Andersen not selected for Hall of FameRead the original story

    Feb 1, 2014 | ESPN

    Former New Orleans Saints kicker Morten Andersen wasn't selected for the Pro Football Hall of Fame on Saturday.

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  17. Claude Humphrey in Hall; Andersen waitsRead the original story

    Feb 1, 2014 | ESPN

    Morten Andersen said it was time for fellow kicker Jan Stenerud to have company in the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

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  18. Pro Football Hall of Fame finalistsRead the original story

    Feb 1, 2014 | New Orleans Saints

    ... Selection Committee meets. Although they have been nominees in previous years, this is the first time that Morten Andersen and John Lynch have been finalists. The 15 modern-era finalists were determined by a vote of the Hall's Selection Committee ...

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  19. Three Pro Football Hall of Fame finalists have Michigan rootsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2014 | Detroit Free Press

    ... have ties to Michigan. Running back Jerome Bettis grew up in Detroit and played at Mackenzie High, kicker Morten Andersen attended Michigan State, and coach Tony Dungy is from Jackson. Bettis, who spent most of his 13 NFL seasons with the ...

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  20. Finalists await Pro Football Hall of Fame callRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2014 | Pensacola News Journal

    ... candidates along with as many as two senior members are selected by earning 80 percent of the votes. * Morten Andersen, kicker: A 1982 fourth-round pick by the New Orleans Saints, the Danish-born Andersen played 25 seasons and scored 2,544 points, ...

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