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By The Sports Xchange April 5, 2013 8:20 PM
The Detroit Lions reached a contract agreement with kicker David Akers, the Detroit Free Press reported. Akers, who was released by the San Francisco 49ers after the 2012 season, will replace Jason Hanson, who retired. Akers, 38, struggled in 2012, making just 29 of 42 field-goal attempts, 69 percent.