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Justin Tucker says he can kick an 84 yard field goal in Denver; Brandon McManus shakes his head

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At first it felt like Justin Tucker should just be ignored for his absurd boast of his field goal kicking prowess, but then Brandon McManus made fun of him. Now that is definitely worth blogging about.

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A few days ago, Baltimore Ravens kicker Justin Tucker boasted that he could kick a field goal from 84 yards in Denver if the weather conditions were perfect, which would be a full 20 yards longer than the longest field goal in NFL History held by former Denver Broncos kicker Matt Prater.

"We think about these things really specifically," Tucker said. "If conditions are prime, like last season we opened up in Denver, the weather was warm, the field was nice, and you’re up at altitude so the ball just carries. In pregame I think I hit the crossbar from 85, so if the situation is just prime, then maybe 84 and a half yards."

A day later, current Broncos kicker Brandon McManus calls it rubbish. In fact, he challenged Tucker to back up his claim. McManus will pay for the trip.

"I will give him an all-expense paid trip if he can do it," McManus said. "I’ll pay for his flight, his hotel, if he wants to come out here and do it. I’ll kick with him, I’ll witness it and I’ll vouch to the world that he can do it."

Don't hold your breath McManus. Tucker is going to pretend he didn't hear you.

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