1. David Akers: Recapping Akers's Week 17 Fantasy Performance

    Akers hit two field goals and an extra point Sunday at Minnesota. He connected on a season-long 53-yard kick in route to seven points. Akers hadn't hit more than one field goal in a contest since November 17...

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  2. David Akers: Week 17 Fantasy Outlook

    Akers 16 year career appears to be coming to a close. He's got just 92 points through 15 weeks, and unless he manages 10 points in Week 17 at Minnesota, he'll finish with his lowest scoring output since 2005...

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  3. David Akers: Recapping Akers's Week 16 Fantasy Performance

    Akers made a 37-yard field goal and an extra point Sunday against the Giants. He totaled four points for the second consecutive game. Akers has now gone five straight weeks without making two field goals in one contest...

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  4. David Akers: Week 16 Fantasy Outlook

    Akers has just two field goals over the past four weeks. He's managed 15 points in that span, and will hope to jolt his scoring opportunities this Sunday against the Giants. Akers has only attempted three field goals over the last four contests...

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  5. David Akers: Recapping Akers's Week 15 Fantasy Performance

    Akers made a field goal and an extra point Monday against Baltimore. He has just 12 points over the past three games. Akers' opportunities have been severely limited of late, as he has not attempted a field goal in two of the past four games...

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  6. David Akers: Week 15 Fantasy Outlook

    Akers goose egg in Week 14 was largely thanks to the snowy conditions, as the Lions went for two on two of their three touchdowns. Still, Akers is just 3-of-5 on field goals over the past five weeks...

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  7. David Akers: Recapping Akers's Week 14 Fantasy Performance

    Akers was shut out Sunday at Philadelphia. He didn't attempt a field goal, and had his only extra point attempt blocked. Detroit went for two on their first two touchdowns due to the blizzard like conditions...

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  8. David Akers: Week 14 Fantasy Outlook

    Akers got a vote of confidence Tuesday from coach Jim Schwartz. That's not something you want to read about your kicker heading in to the fantasy playoffs, starting in Week 14 as the Lions travel to Philadelphia...

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  9. David Akers: Recapping Akers's Week 13 Fantasy Performance

    Akers totaled eight points on Thanksgiving afternoon against Green Bay. He made five extra points, but missed one of his two field goal attempts. Akers connected from 27 yards, but missed from 31...

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  10. David Akers: Week 13 Fantasy Outlook

    Akers totaled three points for the second time in three weeks during Week 12's contest against Tampa Bay. He'll face a Green Bay team which he managed exactly three points against in Week 5...

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  11. David Akers: Recapping Akers's Week 12 Fantasy Performance

    Akers didn't attempt a field goal Sunday against Tampa Bay. He hit three extra points. Akers has now totaled three points in two of the past three weeks. It's a troubling trend for a kicker on a potent offense...

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  12. David Akers: Week 12 Fantasy Outlook

    Akers is coming off of a nine point effort in Week 11 at Pittsburgh. He hasn't seen double-digits in scoring since Week 4 against Chicago as he heads into a contest against Tampa Bay...

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  13. David Akers: Recapping Akers's Week 11 Fantasy Performance

    Akers turned in a perfect outing Sunday in sloppy conditions at Pittsburgh. He made two field goals and three extra points en route to nine points. Akers' long on the day was just 35 yards, but he took care of business and owners are thankful...

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  14. David Akers: Week 11 Fantasy Outlook

    Akers has made one field goal or less in five straight weeks. Facing a Steelers defense on the road doesn't sound like a recipe for additional opportunities...

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  15. David Akers: Recapping Akers's Week 10 Fantasy Performance

    Akers had a rough outing Sunday at Chicago, finishing with just three points. He missed his only field goal attempt from 45 yards. Akers hasn't seen double-digit points since Week 4, and has just 26 points over his last five games...

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  16. David Akers: Week 10 Fantasy Outlook

    Akers will search for his first double-digit performance in five games in Week 10 at Chicago. He's totaled just 23 points over the past four weeks. Akers had 16 points in the contest before this four week mini-slump, ironically against the Bears...

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  17. David Akers: Week 9 Fantasy Outlook

    Akers heads into an off week on a bit of a cold streak. He's totaled 61 points through eight games, but has just 23 points in his last four outings. Akers has made exactly one field goal in four straight weeks...

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  18. David Akers: Recapping Akers's Week 8 Fantasy Performance

    Akers hit his only field goal attempt, and four extra points in route to seven points Sunday against Dallas. His field goal came from 20 yards out. It's another steady yet mediocre outing from Akers...

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  19. David Akers: Week 8 Fantasy Outlook

    Akers has struggled for opportunities over the past three weeks. He's attempted only four field goals, converting three, and has 16 points in the past three games combined...

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  20. David Akers: Recapping Akers's Week 7 Fantasy Performance

    Akers made 1-of-2 field goal attempts and three extra points Sunday against Cincinnati. Akers had a 34-yard attempt bloced, which proved costly as the Lions fell 27-24. It was just the second miss of the year for Akers...

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  21. David Akers: Week 7 Fantasy Outlook

    Akers has 48 points through six games this season, but just 10 over his last two. He'll search for his third double-digit point total of the year Sunday against Cincinnati. Kicking indoors should help Akers, whose opportunities have been sporadic weekly.

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  22. David Akers: Recapping Akers's Week 6 Fantasy Performance

    Akers was true from 51 yards Sunday at Cleveland, his only field goal attempt. He nailed four extra points as well in route to seven points. Akers has hit from 50 yards or more in consecutive weeks...

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  23. David Akers: Week 6 Fantasy Outlook

    Akers is coming off a quiet game in Week 5 which saw him connect on a 53 yard field goal, but not attempt an extra point. Despite two games with double-figure scoring, Akers also has two contests with just three points...

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  24. David Akers: Recapping Last Name's Week 5 Fantasy Performance

    Akers hit his only field goal attempt Sunday at Green Bay from 53 yards. He didn't attempt an extra point. The Lions sole touchdown came with just over two minutes remaining, and they failed on a two-point conversion attempt...

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  25. Burning Questions for the Detroit Lions in 2013

    Can you smell it? Oh yeah, that's the scent of regular season football! The Detroit Lions kick off the regular season on Sept. 8 when the Minnesota Vikings come to Ford Field...

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