Former Green Bay kicker Ryan Longwell, the all-time leading scorer in Packers history, told the club on Monday that he has decided to retire. He decided to retire as a Packer despite playing six years for the Minnesota Vikings.
Longwell set the all-time Packers franchise scoring record with 1,054 points during his nine-year career that spanned from 1997-2005. He made 226 field goals and 376 extra points during that time. Also, he has kicked five overtime game-winners in his career.
He played for the Vikings during his final six seasons from 2006-2011.
Longwell retires ranked No. 13 on the NFL's all-time scoring list with 1,687 points.