2017 Pro Football Hall Of Fame Finalists Revealed
Finalist (Times) – Years as Finalist
Morten Andersen (4) – 2014-17
Andersen is the leading scorer in NFL history with 2,544 points and the career scoring leader for the both the New Orleans Saints and Atlanta Falcons. He set league records for most field goals (565) and games played (382) in his whopping 25-year career.
Kickers in the Hall of Fame are frowned upon, but Baltimore Ravens kicker Justin Tucker, who is kicking his way to the Hall recently said that he “sincerely” hoped Andersen would kick down the door for the rest of the kicking fraternity.
He was chosen to the NFL’s All-Decade teams for the 1980s and 1990s.