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DETROIT, MI - AUGUST 09:  Havard Rugland #3 of the Detroit Lions kicks a 49 yard field goal during the third quarter of the pre-season game against the New York Jets at Ford Field on August 9, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan.  (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Lions Give ‘Kickalicious’ Another Tryout After 31-Yard Miss By Akers

The Norwegian YouTube sensation is back in Detroit – at least temporarily.

CBS Detroit–12/02/2013

Defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh #90 of the Detroit Lions on the sidelines during the NFL game against the Arizona Cardinals at the University of Phoenix Stadium on September 15, 2013 in Glendale, Arizona. The Carindals defeated the Lions 25-21.  (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Is The NFL Getting Too Soft? Veterans Agree Football Is A Different Game Now

Right or wrong, it is safe to say football does not look the way it used to.

CBS Detroit–10/23/2013

DETROIT, MI - SEPTEMBER 09: Ndamukong Suh #90 of the Detroit Lions and Harvey Dahl #62 of the St. Louis Rams do battle during the game at Ford Field on September 9, 2012 in Detroit, Michigan. The Lions defeated the Rams 27-23. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Suh’s Teammates Say $100,000 Fine Is Excessive

“The league’s out of control with some of these fines,” placekicker David Akers said. “It’s like it’s Monopoly money, it’s not real. That’s a lot of money.”

97.1 The Ticket–09/11/2013

Ndamukong Suh of the Detroit Lions reacts after a fourth quarter tackle while playing the Chicago Bears at Ford Field on December 30, 2012 in Detroit, Michigan. Chicago won the game 26-24. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Lions Name Team Captains, Including Suh

Ndamukong Suh said earlier in the week that he would be lying if he said he did not want to be a captain, and his teammates granted that desire.

CBS Detroit–09/06/2013

DETROIT, MI - AUGUST 09: Havard Rugland #3 of the Detroit Lions celebrates a 49 yard field goal during the third quarter of the pre-season game against the New York Jets at Ford Field on August 9, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

‘Kickalicious’ Makes Solid Debut In His First Football Game Ever

Watching the Detroit Lions celebrate the first NFL kick of YouTube sensation Havard Rugland, one might think he had just won the team a playoff game.

CBS Detroit–08/12/2013

(credit: Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Fantasy Football: Top 12 Kickers To Draft

Here’s the deal with kickers. You’re not drafting one until the last round. Here’s our top 12 kickers to draft.

08/08/2013

ATLANTA, GA - JANUARY 20:  Kicker David Akers #2 of the San Francisco 49ers reacts after missing a 38-yard field goal as William Moore #25 of the Atlanta Falcons cheers in the third quarter in the NFC Championship game at the Georgia Dome on January 20, 2013 in Atlanta, Georgia.  (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

Lions Sign K David Akers, Say Goodbye To Hanson

The Detroit Lions officially signed kicker David Akers on Tuesday and bid farewell to Jason Hanson.

97.1 The Ticket–04/10/2013

David Akers #2 of the San Francisco 49ers attempts a field goal in the second half against Chykie Brown #23 of the Baltimore Ravens during Super Bowl XLVII. 2013 (Getty Images/Chris Graythen)

Lions Agree To Terms With Kicker David Akers

According to sources David Akers will replace the veteran kicker Jason Hanson, who announced his retirement on Thursday.

97.1 The Ticket–04/05/2013

(Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Caputo: Three Best Storylines About The Super Bowl Not Involving The Harbaugh Brothers And Ray Lewis

1. The quarterbacks – I must admit, I wondered if 49ers’ QB Colin Kaeperick would falter in the NFC championship game playing in the domed stadium at Atlanta.

97.1 The Ticket–01/22/2013

Chicago Bears v Oakland Raiders

Fantasy Football: Top 10 NFL Kickers

Outside of a few players, a kicker’s fantasy success depends more on his team than his talent. Here are the top 10 kickers.

08/23/2012

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