Posts Tagged ‘david akers’

49ers Earn 12th Win Of The Season; Rally To Sink Seattle 19-17

David Akers made four field goals to give him 42 this season, most in league history, and the San Francisco 49ers eliminated Seattle from postseason contention by holding off the Seahawks 19-17 on Saturday. The NFC West champions remained in position for the No. 2 playoff seed and a first-round bye thanks to Akers and […]

49ers Kicker David Akers Lost $3.7 Million in Ponzi Scheme

49ers place kicker David Akers told a federal jury in Austin today that he lost $3.7 million investing with Austin’s Triton Financial from 2007 to 2009. He said he never would have made those investments if he had gotten the truth from former company chief executive Kurt Barton. “I’ve had a lot of sleepless nights,” […]

Eagles Kicker Akers Does Not Sign Tender- Wants Long-Term Extension

The Eagles may have scored with Michael Vick signing his one-year tender, but David Akers is refusing to sign his tender. Even though if he were to sign, he would double his salary from the 2010 season from $1.4 million, to $2.8 million in 2011. The Eagles are just trying to lock Akers into a […]

Running Backs Stand Out in Eagles’ Preseason Opening Loss to Pats

The Eagles lost their preseason opener to the New England Patriots, 27-25. They had a chance to take the lead with a minute left, but pressure on a field goal attempt led to Akers’ pulling his kick wide left. Despite the loss, there were some positives. The Eagles’ running backs looked impressive throughout the game. […]

While Most Football Stars Fade Under Glory, How Long Will Tuck Stay on Fire?

Madden Football, Sports Illustrated, Campbell’s Chunky Soup, Nike, Rebook, Expedia, cars, clothes, colognes and the rest have taken dedicated sports stars and put out NFL advertising goldmine athletes with lackluster production. Inevitably, the glory of stardom has disrupted and sometimes faded such pro football stars as Eddie George, Daunte Culpepper, Marshall Faulk, Michael Vick, Ray […]

Eagles and Bengals Game Ends in a Rare 13-13 Tie

Shayne Graham missed a 47-yard field goal late in OT that could have won the game for the Bengals, and the game ended in a tie. The Bengals were not without their chances to win it, but couldn’t seem to capitalize on the the excellent field position they were handed in overtime. This was an […]

Eagles Defense Punish Roethlisberger, Steelers 15-6

After a week one outing in which they beat up the Houston Texans, the last two weeks the Steelers offensive line has taken major steps backwards, and today they were slammed by an Eagles defense that took apart Ben Roethlisberger and the Steelers in a 15-6 loss. It was the first loss of the season […]

Gridiron Gabbin w/ Eagles Kicker David Akers

In this latest edition of Gridiron Gabbin, site editor Matt Loede talks with Philadelphia Eagles 3-time Pro Bowl kicker David Akers.  The pair talk about David’s involvement with Reebok and their new shoe – the Hexride Rally.  They also talk about the league, the Eagles and their hopes for 2008, and the NFC East. The […]