Akers, 39, made just 19 of 24 field goals in 2013, which his lone year in Detroit.
Lions expected to move on from David Akers
by Larry Hartstein | CBSSports.com (2/4/14) With 39-year-old David Akers entering free agency, the Lions "are likely going to be looking for a young kicker this offseason they can invest in long-term," reports the team's website. Akers hit 19 of 24 field goals last season, missing twice from inside 40 yards.
Akers perfect on two attempts
by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com (12/29/13) Lions kicker David Akers made both of his field goal attempts Week 17.
Akers hit from 23 and 55 yards in the third quarter. He also had one extra point attempt. The team's offense struggled without Calvin Johnson, which kept Akers from racking up points.
David Akers not asked to do much in OT loss
by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com (12/22/13) Lions kicker David Akers was not asked to do much as he kicked just one field goal during Sunday's overtime loss to the Giants in Week 16.
Akers drilled a 37-yard shot in the second quarter for his only kick of the day. He also added one extra point and finished with four points in a 23-20 defeat.
David Akers is looking for a job after spending 2013 with the Lions. It was there he hit 19 of only 24 field goal attempts and 42 of 43 extra points. Akers struggled between 30 and 49-yard kicks, making 10 of 15, but he was 3 for 3 from 50-plus yards. He's not worth drafting until he's actually on a roster, and even then there's no guarantee he'll boot a bunch of points.