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DAVID AKERS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Philadelphia Eagles kicker Cody Parkey might break David Akers’ scoring record

If you’re like me, you added Cody Parkey to your fantasy team a long time ago so you already know how great he’s been this season. If not, then I have some good news about the Philadelphia Eagles kicker. According to Reuben Frank of CSN, Parkey is having an historic season at the position. In fact, he’s on pace to finish second all time for the most points scored by a kicker...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

Buy David Akers’ 2007 Ford Mustang Shelby Cobra — Only 5,432 Miles!

  David Akers’ NFL career is over so it seems to make sense that now is the time to dump the toys you have sitting around the house. First toy up is a 2007 Ford Mustang Shelby Cobra that is currently up for auction on eBay. This isn’t an ordinary Shelby. This is a 40th anniversary edition that Carroll Shelby Motorsports gave to Akers. According to the listing Shelby decides...
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25 days ago  |  Discuss

Will one of these kickers be drafted by the Detroit Lions?

The Detroit Lions need a kicker. The performance of veteran David Akers was not inspiring last year and the Lions have no proven player on their roster to take the position. Though kickers and punters are rarely drafted, with a few notable exceptions, the Lions did use their 5th round pick last year on punter Sam Martin which worked out great for general manager Martin Mayhew. There...
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April 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Weekly Rewind: Akers released, Ebron Lobbys to become a Lion and Ford ranked as one of worst owners

Detroit Lions -David Akers among 5 Lions released. (READ) -Eric Ebron expresses his desire to become the Lions new TE. (READ) -Are the Lions really close to being a playoff team? (READ) -Help for Johnson must come via free agency. (READ) National Columns - The top-10 wide receivers in the NFL Draft. (READ) - POWER RANKINGS: Rating each owner from 1-32. ((READ) - The 10 greatest moments...
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February 22, 2014  |  Discuss

David Akers among 5 players released by Lions today

It has been an extremely active for the Detroit Lions in regards to their roster, though most of the moves were expected. The Lions cut ties with five players today, most notably, kicker David Akers. Others released were all reserves including special teams ace John Wendling, defensive end Isreal Idonije, offensive lineman Dylan Gandy and backup linebacker Rocky McIntosh. Coach Jim...
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February 21, 2014  |  Discuss

David Akers among free agents the Lions won’t bring back

Lions GM Martin Mayhew announced today that veteran free agent kicker David Akers would not be brought back. This is according to Kyle Meinke of Mlive.com. The 39-year old Akers, although named a team captain was pretty unimpressive in 2013. He connected on 19-of-24 field goals and 7 touchbacks on 14 kick off attempts. In addition the Lions also signed kickers John Potter and Giorgio...
Via The Majors Detroit
February 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Lions worked out three more veteran kickers

The Detroit Lions are basically telling David Akers he has one last shot. The Lions have brought in six kickers this week. They have not signed one , but if Akers misses this week, be sure to see one signed next week. @RavensInsider: Lions worked out Shayne Graham, Neil Rackers, Giorgio Tavecchio
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
December 05, 2013  |  Discuss

The Lions work out ‘Kickalicious’ again on Monday

According to USA Today blog For the Win, the Lions once again tried out YouTube sensation Havard “Kickalicious” Rugland. Rugland, who was on the Lions’ preseason roster before being cut in favor of veteran David Akers, was brought in to Allen Park for another look on Monday along with two other free agent kickers, Olindo Mare and Justin Medlock. Rugland obviously is the name...
Via The Majors Detroit
December 03, 2013  |  Discuss
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