Originally written on Football Nation  |  Last updated 1/11/12
10. K David Akers, San Francisco 49ers : Yes, he's just a kicker, but the guy broke the record for most field goals in a single season and is a very important piece in the 49ers' offense. 9. MLB Nick Barnett, Buffalo Bills: Barnett left Green Bay after an injury-riddled season and performed extremely well for the Bills. He accumulated 130 tackles, 3 INTs, and 3 sacks during the regular season. The stats speak for themselves. The Bills took a shot on an injury-prone, aging player, and got more than they had hoped. 8. DT Cullen Jenkins, Philadelphia Eagles : Cullen Jenkins has always been quite a force for the Packers throughout his career, but his problem has been staying on the field. Last offseason he left the Packers and played all 16 games for the Eagles. 7. QB Matt Hasselbeck, Tennessee Titans: Hasselbeck's last few years in Seattle were frustrating. He hadn't finished a season with a passer rating above 80 since 2007. This year, Hasselbeck found it again. He finished the year...
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