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Crosby's free kick attempt fails

Updated: December 29, 2008, 10:59 AM ET
Associated Press

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Green Bay's Mason Crosby missed an attempt at the longest field goal in NFL history on a free kick to end the first half of Sunday's game with the Lions.

With Green Bay leading 14-7, Packers punt returner Will Blackmon called for a fair catch as time expired at the Green Bay 41. That allowed the team to try the free kick.

The Lions, trying to avoid becoming the first 0-16 team in league history, began leaving the field despite the repeated announcement by ...

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