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Akers calls struggles a 'head scratcher'

Updated: January 25, 2013, 5:22 PM ET
Associated Press

SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- San Francisco kicker David Akers calls his struggles this season a "head scratcher" and says if the 49ers win the Super Bowl it will erase all of his 14 misses this season.

Akers missed an NFL-worst 13 field goals this season and then hit the upright on a 38-yarder in last week's NFC championship game at Atlanta. He says he feels like he is kicking the ball well and he's off by a matter of inches, which is frustrating because "an inch is a mile in our game."

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