Originally written on Pro Football Zone  |  Last updated 10/22/14
Kicker David Akers of the San Francisco 49ers has revealed the mysterious reason behind his roller coaster year.Matt Barrows of the Sacramento Bees reports,Akers revealed that his “up-and-down year” began in February with double hernia surgery…During the season, however, he fell following a kickoff and aggravated the injury. He said he flew to Philadelphia after the 49ers-Saints game on Nov. 25 to receive treatment. Still, he said he’s felt good in recent practices and in pre-game attempts, but hasn’t found any consistency this season.This revelation was enough for the front office to give Mr. Billy Cundiff a phone call. Cundiff, if you remember (and I’m sure he doesn’t want to), missed the game-tying field goal against the Patriots in last year’s AFC Championship game.I’d say that’s enough motivation for the man to practice hard alongside Akers and payback his former team in a dream Super Bowl matchup.The Brother Bowl: Coach Jim vs John Harbaugh. It’s immeasurable on a scale … of how bizarre that would be.Need NFL Tickets? var _CI = _CI || {}; (function() { var script = document.createElement('script'); ref = document.getElementsByTagName('script')[0]; _CI.counter = (_CI.counter) ? _CI.counter + 1 : 1; document.write(''); script.type = 'text/javascript'; script.src = 'http://widget.crowdignite.com/widgets/27484?_ci_wid=_CI_widget_'+_CI.counter; script.async = true; ref.parentNode.insertBefore(script, ref); })(); sr_adspace_id = 1000005525107; sr_adspace_width = 300; sr_adspace_height = 250; sr_ad_new_window = true; sr_adspace_type = "graphic";
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