LaMichael James will be the 49ers' deep man on kickoff returns, but it's unclear whether he will be trusted to handle punts as well.
The pick once number one slider I probably would have to go with Robbie Gould who had better numbers and then David Akers . Akers had more field goals but he gets a big name it from the he's got the East Coast and I it's also plan 49ers
again in terms of how people project this year what games. What game I guess you know Jay Cutler teams that are winning sees it Akers twelve wins. Yeah that that's going to be yet thought. It runs the some of our staffers we've done internal poll in palm
P -- Andy Lee, Colton Schmidt; K -- Phil Dawson; LS -- Brian Jennings, Kevin McDermott; RS -- LaMichael James, Kyle Williams, Perrish Cox, Chad Hall, Quinton Patton, B.J. Daniels Who they lost: K David Akers , RS Ted Ginn
Former Eagle David Akers has found a new home with the Detroit Lions after being released by the 49ers last month.
Despite coming off his worst statistical season as a pro, the 39-year-old kicker will lace up for the Detroit Lions in 2013.
David Akers is expected to be released by the 49ers, Anthony Spencer could face a tag dispute with Dallas and Greg Jennings and Jared Cook may test free agency.
The 49ers have released kicker David Akers after he struggled with more missed field goals than anyone else in the NFL in 2012.
After a record-setting 2011 season, an inconsistent 2012 season has put David Akers ' future with the 49ers in doubt.
Come March 12, San Francisco will wipe Alex Smith's $8.5 million contract from its books. Could David Akers' contract go next?
Colin Kaepernick narrowly missed a touchdown, but David Akers ' field goal was good to get the 49ers on the board as they trail the Ravens 7-3. Follow with In-Game Live!
John Harbaugh helped David Akers develop his game. Sunday the kicker looks to return to form against the coach who helped create it.
On Sunday, David Akers could very well have the most important play of his career. Our Insider visited the Yahoo! Sports Live crew on Thursday to discuss.
David Akers has a huge red handprint across his face from the most difficult season of his 15-year career. Justin Tucker, on the other hand, is living the life of the nouveaux riches.
It may not matter what he did during the season, as the next kick for David Akers could be the biggest of his 14-year career.
Matt Maiocco joined Mike Florio for Pro Football Talk Live Tuesday to offer his Insider analysis of Randy Moss' relationship with the media and David Akers holding on to the kicking job.
David Akers , who missed a 38-yard field-goal attempt Sunday in the NFC Championship Game, will handle the 49ers' kicking duties in the Super Bowl, Jim Harbaugh said Monday.
If the 49ers elect to replace the struggling David Akers for the Super Bowl, NFL rules say they will have to look elsewhere.
The 49ers on Friday waived kicker Billy Cundiff, who was signed as insurance when veteran David Akers struggled in the regular season.
Justin Smith is active for the 49ers' 2013 playoff debut, but kicker Billy Cundiff isn't. It's all David Akers today.
David Akers will be the 49ers' kicker when they open the playoffs against the Packers on Saturday at Candlestick Park.
Matt & Mindi discuss how the Packers might be able to neutralize Patrick Willis, and comment on the ongoing kicker battle between David Akers and Billy Cundiff.