49ers release David Akers

The San Jose Mercury News - [Full Article]

The 49ers released kicker David Akers on Wednesday.

In two seasons with the 49ers, Akers made 73 of 94 field goal attempts and was perfect on all 78 extra-point attempts.

In 2011, Akers set an NFL record with 44 field goals, 52 field-goal attempts and 166 points. He also tied the NFL record for longest field goal with a 63-yarder in the 2012 season opener at Green Bay.

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He made just 29 of 42 field goals in 2012, which led to his release.

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