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Monday, December 1, 2008
Where (very) big plays come to life

By Kevin Seifert

Posted by's Kevin Seifert

Minnesota's Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome qualifies as an endangered species these days. The University of Minnesota will vacate the 26-year-old building for the on-campus TCF Bank Stadium next season, and baseball's Twins will open Target Field in 2010.

The Vikings are hoping to move out of the building as well, but in the meantime the Metrodome is building a unique brand of history.

Our friends at ESPN Stats & Information point out that the Metrodome has been the site of the longest pass, the longest run and the longest overall play in NFL history. Here is a look at each: