Originally posted on The Majors Detroit  |  Last updated 4/11/13
No, Jason Hanson isn’t coming out of retirement but the Lions did sign a kicker actually referred to as Kickalicious… Thursday, Tim Twentyman of DetroitLions.com tweeted that the Lions have signed Norwegian kicker Havard Rugland to a contract. The Lions have signed Norwegian kicker Havard Rugland to a contract. — Tim Twentyman (@ttwentyman) April 11, 2013 In addition to the Lions there were several teams reportedly having some interest in the Rugland with Cleveland and the New York Jets also holding workouts with him. Rugland, who is an ex-soccer player has made quite a name for himself on YouTube garnering the name Kickalicious after pulling off some pretty amazing trick kicks. He’s also currently working with NFL kicker Michael Husted in California and Florida this offseason. “He’s got great potential,” Husted told the Los Angeles Times in March. “On the other side, you need more than that. You need connections and to have a little bit of luck on your side. I always tell people t...
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