Akers Re-Tweets Death Threat, Quits Twitter

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Akers Re-Tweets Death Threat, Quits Twitter
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For the second time this month, a member of the 49ers has discovered that having a direct link to fans via social media has its drawbacks. Kicker David Akers, who has struggled in recent games, re-tweeted this message around 7 p.m. Wednesday: RT @RIP_FreeLaddin YOU F----OT IF YOU MISS ONE MORE FIELD GOAL YOU ABOUT TO GET YOUR ENTIRE LIFE ENDED. Akers appears to have disabled his Twitter account, @DavidAkers2, shortly thereafter.

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