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September 18, 1994 | From Associated Press
Matthew Harding blocked a punt to set up a touchdown, then scored on another block as Hawaii, its special teams making up for a struggling offense, stunned California, 21-7, on Saturday. Ryan Longwell, Cal's punter and kicker, missed two field-goal attempts in addition to having two punts blocked. Two holding penalties, one that negated a 55-yard punt, left Cal facing fourth and 47 at its 26 early in the second quarter.
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August 18, 2010 | By Sam Farmer
Captain Comeback (and back, and back …) has returned to the Minnesota Vikings. Quarterback Brett Favre, who will turn 41 in October and became a grandfather in April, opened the newest chapter of his NFL career Wednesday with his annual "I'm back" news conference. This will be his 20th season. "I owe it to this organization to give it one more try," the quarterback told a roomful of reporters at Vikings headquarters, officially capping the latest "Favre Watch. " That question — will he return?
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September 18, 2006 | From the Associated Press
Ryan Longwell caught the pitch, rolled right, let the ball go and connected with tight end Richard Owens for the tying score. Behind Longwell's three field goals and a clutch touchdown pass on a fake -- plus a defense that forced nine punts -- the Minnesota Vikings defeated the Carolina Panthers, 16-13, Sunday in overtime. Longwell's 16-yard toss to Owens, the first touchdown pass of his career, tied the score in the fourth quarter.
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September 18, 2006 | From the Associated Press
Ryan Longwell caught the pitch, rolled right, let the ball go and connected with tight end Richard Owens for the tying score. Behind Longwell's three field goals and a clutch touchdown pass on a fake -- plus a defense that forced nine punts -- the Minnesota Vikings defeated the Carolina Panthers, 16-13, Sunday in overtime. Longwell's 16-yard toss to Owens, the first touchdown pass of his career, tied the score in the fourth quarter.
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December 18, 2000 | From Associated Press
The Green Bay Packers' playoff hopes remain slim, but they overcame long odds Sunday to remain in contention. Brett Favre threw three touchdown passes as the Packers beat Minnesota, 33-28, Sunday, ending the Vikings' home winning streak at 13 and damaging their bid for home-field advantage through the playoffs. Ahman Green rushed for a career-high 161 yards in 26 carries for the Packers (8-7), who must beat Tampa Bay next Sunday to have a chance at reaching the playoffs.
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August 18, 2010 | By Sam Farmer
Captain Comeback (and back, and back …) has returned to the Minnesota Vikings. Quarterback Brett Favre, who will turn 41 in October and became a grandfather in April, opened the newest chapter of his NFL career Wednesday with his annual "I'm back" news conference. This will be his 20th season. "I owe it to this organization to give it one more try," the quarterback told a roomful of reporters at Vikings headquarters, officially capping the latest "Favre Watch. " That question — will he return?
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October 19, 2009
Key: Adrian Peterson rushed for 148 yards and Brett Favre's 58-yard completion to Sidney Rice set up Ryan Longwell's fourth field goal and the Vikings had to sweat it out as the Ravens' Steve Hauschka missed a 44-yard field goal as time expired. Vikings said: "We have been in this situation before and I had faith that we would make a play." -- Rice, who had six catches for a career-high 176 receiving yards Ravens said: "It's tough for me. I feel like I let them down. That's something I have to live with."
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January 7, 2002
Carolina's Chris Weinke finished with 2,931 yards passing, second in NFL history for rookies behind Peyton Manning's 3,739 in 1998.... Troy Brown finished with 101 catches, a New England record.... Cincinnati set a team record for sacks with 48, two more than the 1976 team.... Green Bay kicker Ryan Longwell has had five consecutive seasons of 100 points.... Jet running back Curtis Martin fumbled for only the second time this season.... Under Coach Dave Wannstedt, Miami is 14-0 against teams .
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October 15, 2007 | From the Associated Press
CHICAGO -- Adrian Peterson showed the Chicago Bears (2-4) why he was the first running back selected in this year's draft with an electrifying, record-setting rushing performance and three touchdowns for the Minnesota Vikings. Still, the Vikings (2-3) needed a career-long 55-yard field goal from Ryan Longwell on the final play to beat the Bears, 34-31.
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October 29, 2007 | From the Associated Press
MINNEAPOLIS -- Donovan McNabb threw for 333 yards and a touchdown to lead the Philadelphia Eagles over the Minnesota Vikings, 23-16. McNabb took advantage of the league's worst pass defense, completing 23 of 36 passes to get the Eagles (3-4) back on track. Adrian Peterson was bottled up for most of the day by Philadelphia's defense, gaining 70 yards in 20 carries. Without their running back breaking long touchdown runs and down to their No.
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December 18, 2000 | From Associated Press
The Green Bay Packers' playoff hopes remain slim, but they overcame long odds Sunday to remain in contention. Brett Favre threw three touchdown passes as the Packers beat Minnesota, 33-28, Sunday, ending the Vikings' home winning streak at 13 and damaging their bid for home-field advantage through the playoffs. Ahman Green rushed for a career-high 161 yards in 26 carries for the Packers (8-7), who must beat Tampa Bay next Sunday to have a chance at reaching the playoffs.
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September 18, 1994 | From Associated Press
Matthew Harding blocked a punt to set up a touchdown, then scored on another block as Hawaii, its special teams making up for a struggling offense, stunned California, 21-7, on Saturday. Ryan Longwell, Cal's punter and kicker, missed two field-goal attempts in addition to having two punts blocked. Two holding penalties, one that negated a 55-yard punt, left Cal facing fourth and 47 at its 26 early in the second quarter.
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November 26, 1996 | EARL GUSTKEY
The question was put to senior tight end John Allred: How can USC possibly generate any fire to play Notre Dame on Saturday after the 48-41 overtime loss to UCLA last Saturday? "It's just time to stand up and be men," he said. "It's tough, but it's another huge game for us. There's a lot riding on it, especially the seniors. "The UCLA loss, with me . . . it's still sinking in. Some of the guys have the feeling that there's some kind of curse on us in that game.
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December 29, 2008 | associated press
Ryan Longwell's 50-yard field goal as time expired lifted the Minnesota Vikings to a 20-19 victory over the resting New York Giants, making Minnesota NFC North champions for its first postseason appearance in four years. David Carr took over at quarterback for Eli Manning after halftime and threw a touchdown pass to Domenik Hixon midway through the third quarter to take a 16-10 lead, but New York (12-4) was on cruise control from there. The Giants clinched the top seeding in the NFC last week.
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