Best answer: What is the longest 3rd down conversion in NFL history?

What is the longest down to go in NFL history?

On a recent episode of the excellent Hang Up and Listen podcast, Josh Levin says the longest down and distance in NFL history was when the New England Patriots faced 4th and 63 in 1971.

What’s the longest first down ever?

After a Jerick McKinnon first down with just over a minute to go and the clock ticking, the Vikings had 48 seconds before the end of the half to make a go at the end zone from the Green Bay 30.

What’s the longest first and goal in NFL history?

Longest NFL field goal: Broncos placekicker Matt Prater connects on a 64-yard field goal at the end of the first half on December 8, 2013. It was the longest field goal in NFL history.

What is the longest down in football?

The longest distance-to-go in NFL history. The Patriots faced 4th down and 63 against the Cowboys in 1971, according to a couple of tweets and news stories I’ve seen, but individual play data doesn’t go back that far so I can’t independently verify it.

What is the longest 1st and goal?


Distance Kicker Notes
63 yards Jason Elam First field goal to tie record
63 yards Sebastian Janikowski Left-footed
63 yards David Akers Left-footed; end of first half; ball bounced off crossbar before crossing the plane
63 yards Graham Gano Game-winning field goal as time expired.
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Has anyone ever kicked a 75 yard field goal?

The Ravens kicker booted a monster field goal through the uprights during Wednesday’s Pro Bowl practice.

Who was the heaviest NFL football player ever?

Gibson attended Decatur Central High School, where he lettered in football and track. He holds the record for heaviest NFL player ever, at 410 lbs, weighing over 440 lbs in high school.