Hanson's 53-yarder ties Andersen's record for most kicks from 50-plus yards

Updated: November 28, 2008, 1:54 AM ET
Associated Press

DETROIT -- Jason Hanson kicked a 53-yard field goal against the Tennessee Titans and tied Morten Andersen's NFL record for the most kicks from 50-plus yards.

Hanson made his 40th field goal from 50-plus yards Thursday on the 74th attempt of his career, which started with the Lions in 1992.

Andersen was 40-of-84 from 1982 to 2007. He played for New Orleans, Atlanta, Kansas City, Minnesota and the New York Giants.

Hanson's record-tying kick early in the first quarter pulled ...

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