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According to the Detroit Free-Press, the Detroit Lions plan on bringing in free agent kicker David Akers for a workout. The Lions are waiting for Jason Hansen to make a decision on whether he wants to accept their offer to continue in his career in Detroit.   They’re clearly not going to keep waiting around for him to make a decision now that Akers is coming in for a visit.       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'; 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 = ''+_CI.counter; script.async = true; ref.parentNode.insertBefore(script, ref); })();

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