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One of the greatest clutch performers in team annals, he's the only kicker in NFL history who has attempted nine or more overtime field goals and made them all. One of them gave the Bengals home field advantage for the 1988 AFC playoffs on the season's final play and a month later he came within Joe Montana's miracle drive of becoming MVP of Super Bowl XXIII. His 40-yard field goal, his third of the day and biggest in team history, gave the Bengals a 16-13 lead with 3:20 left. For the first 43 years of the Super Bowl, he was the only kicker to have two field goals of at least 40 yards. On his way to becoming the Bengals all-time leading scorer with 1,151 points, he at one time held the NFL record for scoring in 186 straight games. His 46-yard field goal broke Fred Cox's record of 151 straight and started a 41-7 rout over the Patriots that staked them to a 3-0 start in 1990. Two weeks later in Los Angeles his 44-yarder beat the Rams in OT to lift the Bengals to 4-1 on the way to the AFC Central title. As head of the Cincinnati chapter of NFL Alumni and long-time board member of Doug Pelfrey's Kicks for Kids, he continues to be a constant in community endeavors.

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