The Lions have found Jason Hanson's replacement. Ex-49ers kicker David Akers has agreed to terms with Detroit, one day after Hanson announced his retirement.
Detroit Lions kicker Jason Hanson announced his retirement on Thursday. Hanson spent 21 years in Detroit where he scored 2,150 points, third-most in NFL history.
The Lions were expected to light up scoreboards in 2012, thanks to the duo of Matthew Stafford and Calvin Johnson. Dave Richard expects Detroit's offense to get back to its explosive ways in 2013.
Jason Hanson wants to return to the Lions for a 22nd season, but negotiations stalled. The team is bringing in David Akers for a visit next week.
Two of the Lions' biggest stars, Calvin Johnson and Ndamukong Suh, restructured their contracts. Detroit created more than $11 million in 2013 cap room with the new deals.
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Detroit Lions kicker Jason Hanson is expected to return for his 22nd season with the team provided he can complete a deal in the offseason, according to a report. Hanson ranks third in NFL history in career points with 2,150. Hanson finished with a career-high in points with 134 last season.
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The NFL's oldest player, Detroit Lions kicker Jason Hanson, hasn't decided if he wants to return for a 22nd season. Hanson has spent his entire career in Detroit.
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