Posts Tagged ‘David Akers’
Posted: Thursday, January 17th, 2013 | Alex Gelhar Tags: AFC Championship Game, Atlanta Falcons, Baltimore Ravens, Billy Cundiff, David Akers, Joe Flacco, Kyle Williams, Lee Evans, Mike Smith, New England Patriots, NFC Championship Game, San Francisco 49ers, Wes Welker
Year after year, when a team loses a big game the fans, and sometimes players, anoint a scapegoat, or more simply a goat, to carry the blame. Let’s take a look at the 2011 goats, and who might steal their crown in 2012.
Posted: Monday, January 14th, 2013 | Alex Gelhar Tags: Atlanta Falcons, Baltimore Ravens, Billy Cundiff, Colin Kaepernick, David Akers, Denver Broncos, Divisional Round, Foreigner, Green Bay Packers, Houston Texans, Joe Flacco, Kaepernicking, Matt Bryant, Matty Ice, New England Patriots, NFL playoffs, San Francisco 49ers, Seattle Seahawks, Tom Brady, Torrey Smth
The elite eight in the NFL have now been whittled down to four. But before we can look ahead to championship weekend, we need to look at what was unexpected (and expected) from the divisional playoffs.
Posted: Tuesday, September 11th, 2012 | NFL.com Staff Tags: David Akers, Ed Reed, Matt Stafford, New England Patriots, New York Jets, Peyton Manning, RG3, Robert Griffin III, Ryan Tannehill
With the start of the 2012 season, NFL history — on both sides of the ball — is in the making. Watch how players and teams etched their way into record books in Week 1. Ed Reed Move over, Rod Woodson. Ed Reed is now the all-time leader in interception return yards with 1,497. ————————————————————————————————————————————– Peyton Manning In his return to the NFL, the Broncos quarterback threw his 400th and 401st touchdown passes. Manning is now third on the Passing TD Leaders list behind Brett Farve (#1) and Dan Marino (#2). ————————————————————————————————————————————– New England Patriots With a 34-13 defeat of the Tennessee Titans, the New England Patriots have won their last 9 season opening games, the longest current winning streak in the NFL. […]
Posted: Wednesday, January 25th, 2012 | NFL.com Staff Tags: 2012 Pro Bowl, Andy Lee, Brian Jennings, David Akers, Jon Condo, Oakland Raiders, San Francisco 49ers, Sebastian Janokowski, Shane Lechler
49ers punter Andy Lee put it best when he said, “There must be something in the water” in the Bay Area. That’s the only explanation as to why, for likely the first time ever, the kicking units for the NFC and AFC each come from two teams from one area: 49ers and Raiders.
Posted: Tuesday, December 20th, 2011 | Adam Rank Tags: Monday Nightmare, David Akers, Jim Harbaugh, Mark Sanchez, Tony Romo
One of the John Madden‘s credos was to never take points off the board. But 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh did just, and it had a big impact on fantasy football owners’ seasons.
Posted: Sunday, January 9th, 2011 | Frank Tadych Tags: by the numbers, Aaron Rodgers, David Akers, DeSean Jackson, Green Bay Packers, James Jones, James Starks, Philadelphia Eagles, Tom Crabtree
The good folks on the NFL Network research desk have sent out the statistical notes from the Packers’ 21-16 win over the Eagles on Sunday.
Posted: Sunday, January 9th, 2011 | Frank Tadych Tags: Michael Vick, Brent Celek, David Akers, DeSean Jackson, Green Bay Packers, Philadelphia Eagles, Riley Cooper, Tramon Williams
Michael Vick and the Eagles had no comeback magic this time around.
Posted: Friday, December 17th, 2010 | Tiffany Shine Tags: Adam Vinatieri, David Akers, David Buehler, Neil Rackers, Rian Lindell, Adam Vinatieri, Bing Crosby, Buffalo Bills, Dallas Cowboys, David Akers, David Buehler, Dean Martin, Houston Texans, Indianapolis Colts, Martina McBride, Neil Rackers, Philadelphia Eagles, Rian Lindell
December is a stressful month for all NFL players, but it can be especially tough on kickers, who can determine a team’s playoff fate with one field-goal attempt. But that doesn’t mean they can’t get into the holiday spirit, so we asked some NFL kickers to share with us their favorite Christmas tunes. Philadelphia Eagles kicker David Akers went the traditional route with Oh Holy Night.
Posted: Friday, January 29th, 2010 | Simon Samano Tags: 2010 Pro Bowl, Aaron Rodgers, Brian Dawkins, David Akers, DeAngelo Williams, Donovan McNabb, Jason Witten, Kyle Vanden Bosch, Nnamdi Asomugha
The players family barbecue on Friday was a great times that reminds you the Pro Bowl is about more than the players and actual game.
Posted: Wednesday, January 27th, 2010 | Simon Samano Tags: 2010 Pro Bowl, Aaron Rodgers, Cris Carter, David Akers, DeSean Jackson, Miles Austin, Vernon Davis
The students at St. Thomas Aquinas High School received a cool treat on Wednesday when Pro Bowl practices began on campus.
Posted: Thursday, January 14th, 2010 | Michael Fabiano Tags: Aaron Rodgers, Adrian Peterson, Andre Johnson, Chris Johnson, Dallas Clark, David Akers, Drew Brees, Larry Fitzgerald, Maurice Jones-Drew, Miles Austin, Nate Kaeding, Randy Moss, Ray Rice
Here’s a look at the 2009 NFL.com All-Fantasy team, a list headlined by Titans RB Chris Johnson.
Posted: Friday, July 17th, 2009 | Michael Fabiano Tags: Anquan Boldin, Chris Cooley, Chris Johnson, Correll Buckhalter, David Akers, Heath Miller, Knowshon Moreno, Kurt Warner, Kyle Orton, Muhsin Muhammad, Owen Daniels, Randy Moss, Roy E. Williams, Steve Breaston, Tim Hightower, Tony Romo, willie parker
Making adjustments and last-minute decisions are a big part of having a successful fantasy football draft, according to Michael Fabiano.