Daily Madden: Kick It Like Beckham?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.
Daily Madden: Veteran Dawson Is Key To 49ers' FutureThe 49ers signed former Browns place-kicker Phil Dawson, a Pro Bowl selection who ranked second in field goal percentage last season.
Super Bowl Rings Stolen From Former 49er Kicker's HomeAuthorities say burglars made off with two Super Bowl rings from the Las Vegas-area home of former San Francisco 49ers kicker Mike Cofer.
KCBS Sports Fans: The Lonely Life Of The PlacekickerThe 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.
Cundiff Hoping For Another Playoff Shot With NinersThere's no questioning how badly Billy Cundiff wants another chance in the playoffs after the way last season ended.
KCBS Sports Fans: 49ers Desperately Seeking KickerThe 49ers approach Saturday's NFC Divisional playoff game against the Packers with a real problem: they don't know who'll be their placekicker.
Slumping Akers Received Death Threats On TwitterSan Francisco 49ers placekicker David Akers says he received death threats on Twitter and has closed the account.
Raiders' Janikowski Ordered To Substance Abuse, Anger Management ClassesOakland 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.
Woman Speaks About Alleged Assault By Raiders' JanikowskiSyrena 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.
Raiders Kicker Janikowski Charged With Battery, False Imprisonment Following Alleged AssaultOakland 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.
49ers' Akers Eager To Master Candlestick’s Tricky WindDavid 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.