Posts Tagged ‘jason hanson’

Gridiron Gab Rapid Recap: Hanson Helps the Lions Rally for OT 26-23 Win Over Eagles

When all seemed lost Sunday, the Lions rose up like a zombie on Halloween, doing enough to push their game with the Eagles to OT, and eventually pulling out a huge 26-23 win. Jason Hanson tied the game in regulation and won it in overtime going 4-for-4 and also adding two extra points to move […]

Gridiron Gab Rapid Recap: 49’ers Hold Down Lions in 27-19 Win

Many people were not all that high on the Niners despite their opening day win over the Packers. A week later, make that two playoff teams the Niners have dispatched. Sunday night in their home opener, the Niners were once again very good on defense and solid on offense, topping the Detroit Lions 27-19 to […]

Lions PK Hanson named NFC Special Teams Player of the Month

Lions place kicker Jason Hanson has been awarded NFC Special Teams Player of the Month of September 2011. The 41-year-old Hanson is 8-for-8 on field goal tries for the undefeated Lions, but even more astounding, is 3-for-3 on kicks from over 40 yards and 2-for-2 on 50+ yard field goal boots. Hanson also has 11 […]

Lions kicker Jason Hanson named NFC Special Teams Player of the Week

Lions legendary ironman kicker Jason Hanson was named NFC Special Teams Player of the Week after kicking two field goals, including a 51-yarder, and six extra points in Sunday’s 48-3 rout of the Chiefs. It was also a record-setting day for the super vet, who played in his 297th game with the Lions, the most […]

Lions Crash Bucs’ Playoff Hopes with Streak Snapping Road Win 23-20

The Lions have had to overcome a lot this season, the loss of their quarterback, the loss of their second quarterback, the twin turf toes of Jahvid Best and a slew of bad calls.  They have spent all season getting close but no cigar, but the last two weeks the Lions have overcome it all to deal […]

Lions Ink Hanson and Peterman; Redo Deal for Culpepper

The Lions made a couple of roster moves on Tuesday to keep some players around, with the biggest deal being a new four-year contract to their all-time great kicker – Jason Hanson. Hanson will turn 39 this summer, but showed no signs of slowing down last season, making all eight of his attempted kicks from […]