The Mirror Online in the UK is reporting that an NFL team scout has approached retired soccer star David Beckham about a tryout as a kicker. John Madden told the KCBS Radio morning crew that seeing Beckham in an NFL uniform is possible, but unlikely.
The 49ers signed former Browns place-kicker Phil Dawson, a Pro Bowl selection who ranked second in field goal percentage last season.
Authorities say burglars made off with two Super Bowl rings from the Las Vegas-area home of former San Francisco 49ers kicker Mike Cofer.
The reality of pro football is that the little guy has a huge role. That’s why there’s so much concern surrounding the 49ers’ David Akers.
There’s no questioning how badly Billy Cundiff wants another chance in the playoffs after the way last season ended.
The 49ers approach Saturday’s NFC Divisional playoff game against the Packers with a real problem: they don’t know who’ll be their placekicker.
San Francisco 49ers placekicker David Akers says he received death threats on Twitter and has closed the account.
Oakland Raiders kicker Sebastian Janikowski has been ordered by a judge to undergo substance abuse and anger management classes after authorities said he shoved a woman at a nightclub.
Syrena Nicholson has said that Janikowski wouldn’t allow her to leave a room in the back of a Walnut Creek nightclub on Sept. 24, 2010 and screamed at her and pushed her because he thought she had been taking photos of him.
Oakland Raiders kicker Sebastian Janikowski has been charged with misdemeanor battery and false imprisonment in connection with the alleged assault of a woman in Contra Costa County last year.