David Akers

Chicago Bears v Oakland Raiders

Fantasy Football: Top 10 NFL Kickers

Outside of a few players, a kicker’s fantasy success depends more on his team than his talent. Here are the top 10 kickers.


Pittsburgh Steelers v San Francisco 49ers

Daily Madden: Lights-Out 49ers Defense Stifles Steelers

The 49ers shut down the Pittsburgh Steelers 20-3 at Candlestick Park Monday night in a game delayed by two power outages.


Alex Smith #11 of the San Francisco 49ers changes the play at the line during the game against the Detroit Lions at Ford Field on October 16, 2011 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

49ers Outlast Detroit Lions; Head Coaches Clash After Game

After the San Francisco 49ers knocked Detroit from the unbeaten ranks 25-19 Sunday in a game that matched the pregame hype, both coaches bumped each other in an emotionally charged exchange.


San Francisco 49ers kicker David Akers. (AP photo)

49ers’ Akers Eager To Master Candlestick’s Tricky Wind

David Akers is still trying to get comfortable in his new surroundings after spending the past 12 seasons in Philadelphia, and coming to the San Francisco 49ers isn’t exactly an easy adjustment.

CBS San Francisco–08/19/2011

Alex Smith # 11 of the San Francisco 49ers is hit by Will Smith # 91 of the New Orleans Saints during their pre season game at Louisiana Superdome on August 12, 2011 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Sean Gardner/Getty Images)

49ers Lose To Saints In Preseason Opener

The New Orleans Saints defeated the San Francisco 49ers 24-3 in the preseason opener for both teams on Friday night.

CBS San Francisco–08/12/2011

Quarterback Alex Smith of the San Francisco 49ers. (Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)

49ers Sign Smith To 1-Year Deal, Add Pro-Bowler Akers

Alex Smith signed his one-year free agent contract Friday as expected, giving new coach and former NFL quarterback Jim Harbaugh an experienced starter for 2011.

CBS San Francisco–07/29/2011

John Madden (KCBS)

Daily Madden: The New NFL Money Rules

The new NFL agreement has changed the rules for how teams spend their money on players, and is a major factor in the free-agent merry-go-round.