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Vasher returns missed FG record 108 yards

CHICAGO -- Chicago Bears defensive back Nathan Vasher
returned a missed field goal an NFL-record 108 yards for a
touchdown on the final play of the first half Sunday against the
San Francisco 49ers.


When Joe Nedney's 52-yard attempt went wide right in a strong
wind, Vasher caught the ball over his shoulder, hesitated
momentarily whether to come out of the end zone, sprinted to the 15
and then reversed his field with a spin, picking up a convoy of
blockers.
Getting blocks down the sideline from Lance Briggs and Chris
Harris, Vasher weaved his way past the 49ers for a stunning
touchdown that gave the Bears a 7-3 halftime lead.
The previous longest return of a missed field goal was 107 yards
by Baltimore's Chris McAlister against Denver on Sept. 30, 2002.