Found January 01, 2013 on NFL Trade Rumors:
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ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports that the San Francisco 49ers signed K Billy Cundiff Tuesday. The 49ers decided to finally bring in some kickers for tryouts this week after David Akers continued his struggles this season. It’s hard to image a team keeping two kickers on their 53-man roster, so Akers could be released at some point in the near future. The post 49ers Sign K Billy Cundiff appeared first on NFL Trade Rumors -.
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