Best of the Packers: Top 10 kickers, punters since 1960

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6. Jan Stenerud (1980-83)

Jan Stenerud was on the back end of his career when he signed with the Green Bay Packers late in the 1980 season, but he still had a lot of leg.

Stenerud led the NFL with a 91.7 field-goal success rate in 1981, hitting 22-of-24 attempts, a mark that still stands as the franchise’s single-season record.

One of the first soccer-style kickers in the NFL, Stenerud went on to make 59-of-73 attempts—an 80.8 percent accuracy mark—during his four seasons with the Packers before he was released after the 1983 season at the age of 41.

He wasn’t done yet. Stenerud caught on for two more seasons with the Minnesota Vikings, earning a Pro Bowl spot in 1984 and retiring after the 1985 season.

Prior to coming to the Packers, Stenerud kicked for 13 years for the Kansas City Chiefs, where he was an All-Pro in 1970 and a five-time Pro Bowler after being signed as an undrafted free agent out of Montana State in 1967.

In 1991, Stenerud became the first kicking specialist elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame, a distinction he held until last year, when punter Ray Guy was inducted.

His 59 field goals are sixth-most in Packer history, but his 73 attempts fell just short of landing him on the accuracy list. He also hit all but three of 118 PAT attempts while in Green Bay.

In 19 NFL seasons, Stenerud made 373-of-558 field goal attempts.

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