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Kicker is in 22nd season

PHILADELPHIA -- Minnesota Vikings kicker Morten Andersen tied George Blanda for first place on the NFL's career games played list, appearing in No. 340 on Monday night against Philadelphia.

Andersen, the second-leading scorer in NFL history, kicked a
42-yard field goal in the first quarter to match the record. He added a 19-yarder in the second quarter and a 39-yarder in the third quarter. The Vikings signed the 44-year-old after he was released by Kansas City
during training camp.

Only Blanda, who played in 26 seasons, has played longer than
Andersen's 22. Last season, Andersen was 16-of-20 on field goals
and 58-of-59 on extra points.

Andersen's 2,274 points trail only Gary Anderson's 2,346. Blanda had 2,002.