That didn’t take long.
Akers kicked for the San Francisco 49ers last season and struggled coming off offseason surgery. He was only 29 of 42 on field goals and the team nearly replaced him on its postseason roster. Akers is a six-time Pro Bowl performer and it is likely the Lions will bring in a younger kicker to compete for the job.
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