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  1. Day after: 49ers' Kyle Williams stands tall

    Mike Sando

    SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- No one in the San Francisco 49ers' locker room was better qualified than kicker David Akers to discuss Kyle Williams' critical fumble in the NFC Championship Game. "I was that guy last year," Akers said Monday from the 49ers...

    Blog | January 23, 2012
  2. 2011 49ers Week 4: Five observations

    Mike Sando

    Five things I noticed while watching the San Francisco 49ers defeat the Philadelphia Eagles on the road in Week 4: The offensive line firing off the ball. The 49ers' previously struggling line was off the ball and across the line of scrimmage in ...

    Blog | October 04, 2011
  3. Akers to Feely: Kickers and close games

    Mike Sando

    Twelve games in Week 3 were decided by no more than seven points. That was the highest number in NFL history, matching totals from 2003 (Week 12) and 1993 (Week 15), according to Elias Sports Bureau. Expansion has increased the chances over the...

    Blog | September 29, 2011
  4. History behind Rams' ill-fated onside kick

    Mike Sando

    The St. Louis Rams' decision to try an onside kick to open their game against Detroit backfired when the Lions recovered and drove to a field goal. The move seemed like an unnecessary risk against an 0-4 Lions team looking for a spark (easy for me...

    Blog | October 11, 2010