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Broncos' offense, kicker Matt Prater blast off for playoff berth and NFL record kick

...record.'"Prater broke the mark held by four kickers, set first in 1970 by Tom Dempsey and most recently matched by David Akers, whose kick last season in Green Bay bounced on the crossbar before going over.Three of the five longest field goals...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2013-12-08/broncos-offense-kicker-matt-p
Smith, 49ers handle Cardinals

...from the Cardinals 46. But Smith found Crabtree over the middle for 22 yards, just a yard shy of the first down. David Akers' 43 yard field goal made it 10-0 with 5:58 left in the half.Crabtree beat Peterson again for San Francisco's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2012-10-29/smith-49ers-handle-cardinals
Backup QB leads 49ers in rout of Bears

...48-year-old Harbaugh underwent a minor procedure for an irregular heartbeat Thursday.Frank Gore ran for 78 yards and David Akers kicked field goals of 32, 37 and 32 yards for the 49ers, eager to defend their home field a week after settling for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2012-11-20/backup-qb-leads-49ers-rout-be
Comeback isn't enough for Patriots against 49ers

...the 49ers were back on top. And they stayed there.David Akers made it 41-31 with a 28-yard field goal with...scored on Kaepernick's 34-yard pass to Walker and David Akers' 20-yard field goal for a 17-3 lead at intermission...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2012-12-17/comeback-isnt-enough-patriots
Seahawks lose Chris Clemons to torn ACL

...pressure to stabilize.Arians missed Sunday's playoff loss to the Ravens because of an undisclosed illness.49ERS: David Akers and Billy Cundiff took their competition to be San Francisco's playoff kicker to Candlestick Park on Monday.Coach...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2013-01-07/seahawks-lose-chris-clemons-t
Ravens beat 49ers 34-31 in Super Bowl

...28-20, before Ravens running back Ray Rice's fumble gave the ball right back to the 49ers.San Francisco tacked on David Akers' 34-yard field goal to get within 28-23 after he missed from a longer distance but the Ravens were whistled for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2013-02-03/ravens-beat-49ers-34-31-supe
NFL commissioner says player safety must improve

...override everything else," he said. "We know that our actions set an example."49ERS: Six-time Pro Bowl kicker David Akers was released Wednesday.Akers made only 29 of 44 attempts last season, his lowest percentage since 1999.SYRACUSE...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2013-03-06/nfl-commissioner-says-pla
Ex-Georgia star Mohamed Massaquo signed by Jacksonville Jaguars

...Jackson and Taylor Price on the roster heading into next week's orientation camp. LIONS: Signed four-time All-Pro David Akers, one day after Jason Hanson retired.Akers' agent, Jerrold Colton, confirmed Friday that he and the Lions agreed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2013-04-05/ex-georgia-star-mohamed-massa
Brain-injury panel is labeled a 'sham' by players' lawyer

...players' collective bargaining agreement, along with the players and their union. LIONS: Officially signed kicker David Akers on Tuesday and bid farewell to Jason Hanson.Akers and the Lions agreed to a deal last week, a day after Hanson announced...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2013-04-09/brain-injury-panel-labled-sha
Missed chances by Rams, 49ers lead to NFL's first tie since 2008

...tried again from 58 as Fisher played for the win, and missed wide right with 2:42 left in OT.San Francisco's David Akers missed wide left on a 41-yard attempt that could have sealed it for the 49ers (6-2-1). And just when it seemed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2012-11-11/missed-chances-rams-49ers-lea