All-Time Leading Scorer in Saints History Morten Andersen

Morten Andersen 1991 Pro Set Card
New Orleans Saints Kicker Morten Andersen

One of the most successful kickers in NFL History, Morten Andersen played for the New Orleans Saints from 1982 till 1994, 196 games and 1318 points.

Morten Andersen’s NFL records:

Most points career – 2,544
Most games played – 382
Most consecutive games scored – 360
Most field goals – 565
Most field goals attempted- 709

2nd Place NFL Records:

Most PAT’s attempted in a career – 859
Most PAT’s made in a career – 849
Most FG’s of 50 or more yards in a career – 40
Most seasons played in NFL – 25
Most seasons of 100 or more points – 14

Pro Bowl records held:

Most points – 45
Most PAT’s – 15
Most FG’s – 10
Most appearances by a kicker-7

Leading All-Time Scorer for New Orleans Saints- 1,318 points
#2 All-Time Leading Scorer for Atlanta Falcons – 806 points

*Only player to hold franchise scoring record for two NFL teams.

Other NFL Honors:

Three time All Pro (1st Team)
Seven time Pro Bowl
1986 and 1995 Golden Toe Award
NFL 1980’s All-Decade Team
NFL 1990’s All-Decade Team
New Orleans Saints Hall of Fame
Walter Camp All-Century Team (college)

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