Found January 21, 2013 on Fantasy Football Champs:
Matt Maiocco from Comcast Bay Area reports that David Akers will handle the kicking duties for San Francisco in Super Bowl XLVII.Fantasy Spin:Akers cost the Niners three points by missing a very makeable 38-yarder Sunday against the Falcons. San Francisco's other option at kicker for next week is journeyman Billy Cundiff, so it makes senses to stick with Akers.

49ers will stick with Akers as kicker

San Francisco kicker David Akers will keep his job for the Super Bowl despite missing another field goal attempt in the NFC championship game on Sunday. "The decision's been made," 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh said Monday. Akers missed a 38-yard try that bounced off the left upright in the third quarter against Atlanta that would have tied the score at 24. The 49ers...

San Francisco 49ers to stick with PK David Akers for Super Bowl XLVII

After a dismal season, the San Francisco 49ers brought in free agent kicker Billy Cundiff in order to compete with David Akers prior to the start of the playoffs. Akers led the NFL in most missed kicks in 2012 during the regular season after posting a stellar 2011 season for the Niners. Akers has reportedly been struggling with lingering effects of a sports hernia surgery in the...

49ers sticking with David Akers at kicker

The most discussed 49ers position battle this postseason isn’t getting any less dramatic. No, I’m not talking about quarterback; that was settled weeks ago, if not last week. I’m talking about the grand ol’ kicker position. Jim Harbaugh announced on Monday that the team is sticking with the shaky David Akers as their placekicker for the Super Bowl: “The decision has been...

49ers will roll with David Akers into the Super Bowl

San Francisco 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh has already made the decision that David Akers will be his kicker heading into Super Bowl XLVII. “The decision’s already been made,” Harbaugh said, per “David Akers is our kicker.” I think the best move is to go with Akers.  It’s hard to find a reliable kicker at this point.  They might as well go with guy...

Jim Harbaugh Says David Akers Will Remain 49ers’ Starting Kicker for Super Bowl

Though the former All-Pro has been stuck in a continuous downward spiral all season, David Akers still has the confidence of his coach. 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh will not bench the struggling place kicker when San Francisco takes on the Ravens in Super Bowl XLVII on Feb. 3, Comcast SportsNet’s Matt Maiocco tweeted Monday. Akers is a veteran of six Pro Bowls with the Niners...

49ers kicker quits Twitter after receiving death threats

Wow you San Francisco 49ers fans are one classy, upstanding bunch of gentlemen aren’t you? Your people get drunk at games and beat senseless people wearing Oakland Raiders jerseys, and last NFC Title game you sent death threats to kick returner Kyle Williams following his gaffes in the loss to the New York Giants. And now this: placekicker David Akers has quit Twitter after receiving...

49ers can’t re-sign Billy Cundiff

The San Francisco 49ers signed kicker Billy Cundiff a couple of weeks ago, but decided to cut him last week and continue to stick with David Akers. Akers missed a crucial field goal during yesterday’s narrow victory over the Falcons. If the 49ers are going to want to sign another kicker for the Super Bowl, they’re not going to be able to sign Cundiff. According to ESPN’s Adam...

NFL Rumors: Will San Francisco 49ers bring back Billy Cundiff?

Heading into the playoffs, the San Francisco 49ers brought in free agent kicker Billy Cundiff to battle struggling placekicker David Akers. Cundiff was eventually released, but one has to wonder after last night’s game against the Atlanta Falcons, if the Niners will bring Cundiff back as the team prepares for the Super Bowl. Akers has struggled this season. After leading all kickers...
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