David Akers, Nate Freese, Alex Henery and now Matt Prater have been the place kicker for the last two seasons.
Remember “Kickalicious,” the Norwegian kicker who made the trick kick videos and came to the Detroit Lions training camp to compete against veteran David Akers?
The Norwegian YouTube sensation is back in Detroit – at least temporarily.
Fans all seemed to love Kickalicous but he ultimately lost the kicking battle to veteran David Akers.
Based on what he saw in Friday’s preseason game, Lions head coach Jim Schwartz is optimistic.
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.
The scouting report on Havard Rugland is certainly an odd one.
The Detroit Lions on Thursday signed Norwegian Internet kicking sensation Havard Rugland. Take one look at this video and you’ll see why.