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Ben Reiter
September 01, 2008
David Akers PLACEKICKER
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September 01, 2008

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David Akers
PLACEKICKER

Last year Akers was 22 of 22 on FG attempts inside 40 yards but shanked eight of 10 from 40-plus. Special teams coach Rory Segrest thinks that long-range accuracy will improve thanks to a stable snapper-holder tandem and a training regimen Akers picked up from an infomercial that helped him drop 20 pounds while gaining leg strength.

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