Morten Andersen is one of the most successful and decorated kickers in NFL history. He was born in Copenhagen, Denmark and moved to the United States when he was a teenager. He attended Michigan State University and was drafted by the New Orleans Saints in 1982.

Throughout his 25-year career, Andersen was selected to seven Pro Bowls and was named an All-Pro four times. He was also the first kicker to score over 500 career field goals and the first to score 1,000 career points. He holds the NFL record for most games played (382) and most points scored (2,544).

Andersen was known for his accuracy and consistency. He was a master of the onside kick and was successful on over 80 percent of his field goal attempts. He also had a strong leg, making field goals from as far as 63 yards.

Andersen was a leader in the locker room and a mentor to younger players. He was a great teammate and was respected by his peers. He was also a great ambassador for the game of football, making numerous appearances in the community and working with charities.

Andersen was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2017. He is remembered as one of the greatest kickers of all time and an all-time great NFL player.