Harbaugh sticking with Akers as starting kicker
SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- David Akers is keeping his job as San Francisco's starting kicker. For now, anyway.
Coach Jim Harbaugh made the announcement after practice Thursday, two days ahead of the 49ers' NFC divisional playoff game against the Green Bay Packers (12-5) at Candlestick Park.
"Suffice it to say we feel confident in David giving us the best chance to win," Harbaugh said.
The 49ers (11-4-1) signed Billy Cundiff on Jan. 1 to compete with Akers, a 15-year veteran who ...
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