Evan McPherson breaks Cincinnati Bengals' record with 58-yard field goal in Denver

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Cincinnati Bengals kicker Evan McPherson (2) celebrates a 53-yard field goal on a hold from punter Kevin Huber (10) in the first quarter against the Denver Broncos at Empower Field at Mile High in Denver on Dec. 19.
Cincinnati Bengals kicker Evan McPherson (2) celebrates a 53-yard field goal on a hold from punter Kevin Huber (10) in the first quarter against the Denver Broncos at Empower Field at Mile High in Denver on Dec. 19.

Cincinnati Bengals rookie kicker Evan McPherson set a new franchise record for longest field goal with his 58-yarder to end the first half of Sunday's Week 15 game - a 15-10 win - against the Broncos in Denver.

The Bengals took a 6-3 lead at the half on McPherson's kick.

McPherson made a 53-yard field goal during the first quarter to give the Bengals a 3-0 lead. He added a 26-yarder in the third quarter, his third field goal of the day.

McPherson entered Sunday having made 21 of his 25 field-goal attempts, including 7-of-8 from 50 yards or longer.

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