In 2021, Baltimore Ravens kicker Justin Tucker permanently etched his name into the record books by kicking the longest field goal in NFL history, keeping the Detroit Lions winless for another week.
Tucker’s kick broke the previous field-goal record set in 2013, but there have been several 60-plus-yard kicks in the league’s storied history.
In reverse order, here are the longest FGs in NFL history. And swipe down to the bottom for a bonus – the longest college football field goal and the longest field goal in playoff history.
10. Stephen Gostkowski, four others have sunk 62-yard kicks 9. Matt Bryant launches 62-yard moonshot
8. Dallas Cowboys’ Brett Maher drills 63-yard FG at Jerry World 7. Graham Gano’s 63-yard winner sends Giants home with an L
6. David Akers nails improbable 63-yard shot off crossbars at Lambeau 5. Sebastian Janikowski makes good on first-round selection (longest field goal in MNF history)
4. Jason Elam’s 63-yard blast was the first to tie long-held record 3. Tom Dempsey’s 63-yard boot held record for 43 years (longest field goal at the time)
2. Matt Prater’s 64-yarder comes up short in quest for NFL’s longest field goal 1. Justin Tucker’s 66-yard FG kick makes history for longest field goal in NFL history