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Kickalicious Is Creating A Buzz At Lions Camp

LARRY LAGE,AP Sports Writer

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — Havard Rugland has not missed a kick in game-like conditions during Detroit Lions training camp.

Still, the Norwegian Internet kicking sensation seems like a longshot to beat out David Akers.

Rugland, though, has created quite a buzz. He recently posed for a photo shoot and after each practice, fans clamor for him.

Rugland says the entire situation is surreal.

He acknowledges that a YouTube video he posted last September, which had been viewed more than 4.5 million times by Tuesday afternoon, opened the door for his opportunities in the NFL.

Rugland knows he has to produce in the preseason by making field goals and booming kickoffs into — or out of — the end zone next week in an exhibition game against the New York Jets.

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