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They are the NFL castoffs, the rejects, the expendables tossed aside by teams that viewed them as too old, too...
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New England linebacker Rob Ninkovich is used to surprising people.
With the season he's having, Ninkovich is becoming less of a surprise and more a staple of the Patriots' defense.
Ninkovich had two interceptions last week in the Patriots' win over the Jets, including one he returned 12 yards or a fourth-quarter touchdown. Not bad for a converted defensive end who played...
David Akers drilled all four of his field-goal attempts Sunday, including a 52-yarder.
Ho hum, right? Akers has made 23 of 25 field-goal tries this season, including all five of his attempts from beyond 50 yards. With 91 points, he's on pace to break Jerry Rice's 24-year-old record for points...
Mon, 14 Nov 2011 6:00:00 CST
It wasn’t the sexiest of free-agent signings when the 49ers agreed to a three-year deal with kicker David Akers on July 29.
Yet signing the free agent and former Eagles Pro Bowler has turned out to be one of the team’s best offseason moves.
When longtime 49ers kicker Joe Nedney decided to retire after the 2010 season, San Francisco went after Akers. Halfway through Akers’ first...
Matt Roth- While Roth is not anything special and will not set the world on fire, he is consistent and has been solid over the past couple of weeks. Whether the Jags are playing with a lead or coming from behind, Roth seems to be good for around four tackles per game. He also sprinkles in a sack or two here and there. You could do worse if you are in a deep league...