Ryan Longwell decided he was retiring today, officially. And he retired as a member of the Green Bay Packers, even though he’s a Minnesota Vikings great.
Although the Green Bay Packers have given every indication they plan to re-sign kicker Mason Crosby, who will be a free agent when the lockout ends, things don’t always go according to plan. It’s conceivable, although probably not likely, another team will do something to pry Crosby away from the Packers. In that scenario, the team may be forced to turn to a familiar face — former kicker Ryan Longwell.
If anyone knows what Minnesota Vikings quarterback Brett Favre is going through this week as he prepares to return to Lambeau Field for the first time since signing with the purple and gold, it’s teammate Ryan Longwell. Longwell returned to Lambeau as a member of the rival Vikings in 2006 after spending his first nine […]