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Vikings hire Joe Marciano to fill in for suspended special teams coach Mike Priefer

MANKATO, Minn. -- Experience drove the Minnesota Vikings to add an interim special teams coach from the outside while Mike Priefer is suspended for the season's first three games. Minnesota hired longtime NFL special teams coach Joe Marciano to help fill in while Priefer serves his suspension after the investigation into homophobic remarks made by Priefer. Marciano was with the...
Via Fox Sports North
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Breaking Down The Vikings Special Teams

On Wednesday morning the Vikings held a 15 minute special teams walkthrough. The special teams was the Vikings strength last season. Rookie punter Jeff Locke had a solid rookie year with a 44.2 gross punting average and a 39.2 net average and fellow rookie Cordarrelle Patterson led the NFL with 32.4 yard kick return average. Punt returner Marcus Sherels was second in the league with...
Via Pro Football Spot
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Cory’s Corner: Mason Crosby deserves praise not punishment

Mason Crosby trails Ryan Longwell as the Packers career scoring leader by a count of 1,054-903. He was perfect from 39 yards and in last year. Mason Crosby has been the whipping boy by Packers fans the last few years. People have been eager to paint him as the goat for missing the 52-yarder at the Metrodome in 2008 or the 52-and 51-yard field goals at Indianapolis in 2012. But despite...
Via AllGreenBayPackers.com
July 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Green Bay and the Packers the Best Case Scenario for Troubled Lyerla

One of the go-to insults for jealous fans of other teams is to make fun of Green Bay itself.  Ryan Longwell made an infamous comment about Applebee’s restaurant being “as fancy as it got” in the home of the Packers.  I remember Vikings fans telling me that Greg Jennings wanted to continue to live in the upper Midwest, he just wanted to move out of the sh*thole that is Titletown...
Via Packers Talk Radio Network
May 20, 2014  |  Discuss

The best special teams player in Green Bay Packers history is still the roster

When a team drafts a special teams player it is typically because there is a desperate glaring need at that position that can no longer be ignored or filled via free agency. Kickers and punters are frequently found as un-drafted free agents. In 2007 as the Packers were still trying to recover from the departure of the team’s all-time leading scorer and long-time kicker Ryan Longwell...
Via cover32 - Packers
May 02, 2014  |  Discuss

30 In 30: Ryan Longwell

For the next 30 days, I’ll be listing the top 30 Packers since 1983. Today is No. 26: He whined from his first missed field goal in 1997 until the day he signed with the Vikings in 2006, but in-between, Ryan Longwell was the best kicker in the history of the Green Bay Packers. In […]
Via Packer Update
April 23, 2014  |  Discuss

What Secrets Will Letroy Guion Tell the Packers?

For years, the trend has always been to migrate west. Lewis and Clark did it, and so did Darren Sharper, Ryan Longwell, Desmond Bishop, Brett Favre, and others, who moved from the choad of America, Green Bay, Wisconsin, to Minnesota to play with the Minnesota Vikings. However, with one single move, the Packers have flipped the script and brought a former purple person over to the...
Via Purple Jesus Diaries
March 28, 2014  |  Discuss

What Secrets Will Letroy Guion Tell the Packers?

For years, the trend has always been to migrate west. Lewis and Clark did it, and so did Darren Sharper, Ryan Longwell, Desmond Bishop, Brett Favre, and others, who moved from the choad of America, Green Bay, Wisconsin, to Minnesota to play with the Minnesota Vikings. However, with one single move, the Packers have flipped the script and brought a former purple person over to...
Via Purple Jesus Diaries
March 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Longwell knew both sides of Dome crowd

Ryan Longwell kicked for and against the Vikings in the Metrodome and quickly realized a distinct difference in din.
Via min.scout.com
December 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Past and present Vikings highlight All-Metrodome team

MINNEAPOLIS -- Tim Irwin wasn't around when the Vikings broke ground on a new 975 million stadium earlier this month. But the former Minnesota offensive tackle may want to book a flight from Knoxville, Tenn., to the Twin Cities when crews begin demolishing the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome on Jan. 18 of next year. "If they wanted me to, I'd swing the first hammer,"...
Via Fox Sports North
December 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Past and present Vikings highlight All-Metrodome team

MINNEAPOLIS -- Tim Irwin wasn't around when the Vikings broke ground on a new 975 million stadium earlier this month. But the former Minnesota offensive tackle may want to book a flight from Knoxville, Tenn., to the Twin Cities when crews begin demolishing the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome on Jan. 18 of next year. "If they wanted me to, I'd swing the first hammer,"...
Via Fox Sports North
December 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Ryan Longwell happy to 'migrate back' to Packers for retirement

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Ryan Longwell never had the option of remaining with the Green Bay Packers after the 2005 season. That realization made it easier for the now-retired kicker to move on to another team. However, six years with the division-rival Minnesota Vikings didn't change Longwell's mind about which team he ultimately wanted to be remembered with. As Longwell stood...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
August 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Ryan Longwell happy to 'migrate back' to Packers for retirement

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Ryan Longwell never had the option of remaining with the Green Bay Packers after the 2005 season. That realization made it easier for the now-retired kicker to move on to another team. However, six years with the division-rival Minnesota Vikings didn't change Longwell's mind about which team he ultimately wanted to be remembered with. As Longwell stood...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
August 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Longwell: 'It's Good to be Back with Packers'

Ryan Longwell retired as a member of the Packers on Tuesday. Here are some of his comments from his news conference, including a life-changing memory and his thoughts on Brett Favre.
Via gnb.scout.com
August 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Former Vikings K Longwell retiring a Packer

Ryan Longwell, who played his final six seasons in the NFL with the Vikings, will retire a Packer, that team announced Monday.
Via min.scout.com
August 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Kicker Ryan Longwell to retire as a Packer

Veteran kicker Ryan Longwell is retiring as a Green Bay Packer. Longwell is the all-time leading scorer in Packers' history. He scored 1,054 points during his nine-year career in Green Bay (1997-2005). He connected on 226 field goals and 376 extra points. Longwell set a team record by leading the Packers in scoring in nine consecutive seasons, beating the previous mark of seven...
Via Fox Sports
August 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Ryan Longwell to retire as member of the Packers

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Via Fox Sports North
August 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Ryan Longwell retires as a Packer

Former kicker Ryan Longwell the all-time leading scorer in franchise history has informed the club of his decision to retire with the Packers. The announcement was made Monday by Ted Thompson Executive Vice President General Manager and Director of Football Operations. Longwell scored 1054 points during his nine-year career (1997-2005) in Green Bay connecting on 226 field goals...
Via Pro Sports Daily
August 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Ryan Longwell to retire as member of the Packers

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- It's fitting that the Green Bay Packers' all-time leading scorer would decide to retire with the team. No, it's not Brett Favre. Kicker Ryan Longwell informed the Packers that he is retiring from the NFL and will do so with the franchise that he scored 1,054 points for in nine seasons. Longwell spent the final six years of his career with the Minnesota...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
August 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Jacke appreciates his years in Green Bay

Packers career Chris Jacke was drafted by the Green Bay Packers in the sixth round in 1989. The Packers were in need of a kicker after trotting out four different players to attempt field goals in 1988, including Max Zendejas and his 56.3 percent success rate. As a rookie, Jacke made 78.6 percent of his field goals, which ranked him eighth in the NFL that season. He continued to...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
February 19, 2013  |  Discuss

The five Seahawks that must step up Sunday vs. Falcons

Key Seahawks Everyone has heard the saying, “You win as a team, you lose as a team” but there are always some players who can impact a game and tilt it in your favor more than other. Sunday’s game in Atlanta will be no different.  Some players have been forced into roles that they are not accustom too, while others just need to play like they are capable for the Seahawks....
Via NorthWest Sports Beat
January 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Fantasy Football News – Ryan Longwell Signed, Hauschka Lands On IR

Fantasy Football News - The Seattle Seahawks have placed kicker, Steven Hauschka, on injured reserve. He performed admirably last week with a sprained ankle while going 3/3 on field goals. On the season Hauschka was 24/27 on field goals. In a corresponding move, the Hawks signed longtime kicker Ryan Longwell to replace Hauschka for the post season. Longwell has not attempted a field...
Via FF Locker Room
January 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Seahawks sign Ryan Longwell, put Steven Hauschka on IR

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Via profootball.scout.com
January 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Longwell in as Seahawks place Hauschka on IR

The Seahawks placed kicker Steven Hauschka on injured reserve with a calf strain that limited him at Washington in the wild-card playoff victory last week. Veteran Ryan Longwell was signed Tuesday, at the time as an insurance policy, and is expected to handle placement kicks at Atlanta. Coach Pete Carroll said Monday that Hauschka was improved. Longwell has been out of the...
Via Pro Sports Daily
January 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Seahawks sign veteran kicker Ryan Longwell

Ryan Longwell will handle the kicking duties for the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday. Longwell has not played all season. He was 22-of-28 last year while a member of the Minnesota Vikings. Seattle lost kicker Steven Hauschka to a calf injury during their playoff game against Washington. Hauschka was 24-of-27 on field goals this season and managed to make all three field goal attempts...
Via Tireball.com
January 09, 2013  |  Discuss
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