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Lions agree with K David Akers

Updated: April 6, 2013, 11:35 AM ET
Associated Press

DETROIT -- The Detroit Lions didn't have to look long for a new kicker.

Detroit added four-time All-Pro David Akers, one day after Jason Hanson retired.

Akers' agent, Jerrold Colton, confirmed Friday that he and the Lions agreed to terms. Colton declined to give details when asked if Akers got a one-year contract.

"I'm excited about the opportunity to play for the Lions' organization," Akers told The Associated Press. "I'm not trying nor would I be able to fill the likes ...

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