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San Diego Chargers cornerback Antonio Cromartie returned Ryan Longwell's missed 58-yard field goal attempt 109 yards and 34in. for a touchdown for the longest play in NFL history. It occurred as the first half ended Sunday November 4th, 2007, in a game against the Minnesota Vikings.

In time, the longest play is most likely a play known as the River City Relay, which occurred in a December, 2003 game between the Jacksonville Jaguars and New Orleans Saints. It lasted 25 seconds, well past the timed end of the fourth quarter. Trailing 20-13, the Saints scored a 75-yard touchdown after a pass and three laterals, then missed the extra point that would have sent the game into overtime. (Even with a win, the Saints would have missed the playoffs at 9-7.)
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What was the longest NFL game in history?

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What is the longest pass in NFL history?

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What is the longest rushing play in NFL history?

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Who made the longest touchdown run in NFL history?

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What player has the longest touchdown run in NFL history?

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Who converted the longest field goal in NFL history and how long was it?

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What is the longest punt return in NFL history?

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What is the longest kickoff return in NFL history?

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What is the longest interception return in NFL history?

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What is the longest field goal in nfl history?

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What is the longest field goal attempt in NFL history?

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Who kicked the longest field goal in NFL history?

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Longest field goal in nfl history?

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What is the longest winning streak in NFL history?

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What is the longest missed field goal return in NFL history?

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Longest run in NFL history?

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Who has the longest playing streak in the NFL?

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Longest drive in NFL history?

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Who has played in the NFL the longest?

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How long was the longest game in NFL history?

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What is the longest losing streak in NFL history?

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What is the longest name in NFL history?

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What is the longest sack in NFL history?

The longest sack in NFL history was 29 yards. In 1972, Miami Dolphins QB Bob Griese was sacked for a 29 yard loss in Super Bowl VI by Dallas Cowboys DT Bob Lilly. That record was almost tied on Dec 18, 2011 when Devner QB Tim Tebow was sacked by New England Patriot's LB Rob Ninkovich for a 28 ya ( Full Answer )

Who made the longest touchdown pass in NFL history?

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What is the longest touchdown play in NFL history not a kick return or punt return?

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What is the longest down in NFL history?

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Longest play in an NFL game?

On November 4, 2007, against the Minnesota Vikings, Antonio Cromartie of the San Diego Chargers returned a missed field goal 109 yards for a touchdown.

What was the longest sack in NFL history?

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Who holds the Longest punt average in NFL history?

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Who had the longest career in NFL history?

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What is the shortest play in NFL history?

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Longest timed play in nfl history?

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What is the longest winning streek in NFL history?

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What was the longest time NFL play?

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Who has played in the NFL the longest as of 2011?

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Who is the longest tenured coach in NFL history to not win a championship?

bum phillips . As far as head coaches winning an NFL championship it is Dan Reeves who coached 23 seasons and 357 regular season games without winning a Super Bowl. Reeves coached teams to 4 Super Bowls (Denver 3 and Atlanta 1) but lost each one. Next comes Chuck Knox with 22 seasons and 334 regu ( Full Answer )

What is the longest single play in the nfl?

The longest play you can make in the NFL is for a receiver in the end zone to run a kickoff back for a touchdown. A lot of players have done it.