Originally written January 01, 2013 on Pro Sports Daily:
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The San Francisco 49ers reportedly have signed kicker Billy Cundiff on Tuesday after a tryout at the team's facilities. Cundiff beat out Justin Medlock, who also received a tryout, and gives the 49ers two kickers on their roster, according to the San Francisco Chronicle and the Sacramento Bee. San Francisco was looking to either sign a second place kicker or replace David Akers, who has struggled this season. Akers has missed a field goal in six of the 49ers' last eight games, including a loss and a tie with the St. Louis Rams. He has made 29 of 42 field goals, despite starting the season with an NFL record-tying 63-yard field goal at Green Bay. Cundiff has made 75.5 percent of his career field goals during a stellar career with the Baltimore Ravens. However, he missed a 32-yard field goal in the AFC Championship Game last season that spurred his departure from Baltimore. This season, Cundiff played five games with the Washington Redskins, making 7 of 12 field goal...
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