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Longwell set to pass ‘The Toe'

Ryan Longwell (Stephen Dunn/Getty)

Kicker Ryan Longwell's longevity and success in the league is starting to show, as he is moving up the scoring charts and set to pass a legend as early as Sunday in Detroit.

One of the hallmarks of the NFL is when a current player breaks a career record of one of the greats to play at his position. At the time former Vikings quarterback Fran Tarkenton retired, he owned every passing record there was. Since then, he has been surpassed by the likes of Brett Favre, Dan Mario and John Elway. With the NFL era of passing numbers being consistently high, there are sure...

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