David Akers kicks 63-yard field goal

Updated: September 9, 2012, 11:09 PM ET
ESPN.com news services

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- San Francisco 49ers kicker David Akers bounced a ball off the crossbar and through the uprights from 63 yards just before halftime, tying an NFL record in Sunday's game against the Green Bay Packers at Lambeau Field.

Akers hit a low line drive that caromed off the crossbar and kept going forward instead of bouncing back onto the field. A wide-eyed Akers raised his arms in triumph and let out a yell to celebrate.

"When you hit the goal post at any part it ...

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