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Sun, 18 May 2014 23:22:43 -0700
Former Detroit Lions PK Jason Hanson was back with his old team this weekend, as he lent assistance to PK Nate Freese at the team minicamp.
Fri, 29 Nov 2013 23:21:52 -0800
Detroit Lions coach Jim Schwartz gave PK David Akers a public vote of confidence after he missed his fifth kick of the season in Thursday's 40-10 win over the Green Bay Packers, but the Lions are planning to work out kickers next week as they weigh their options at the position. Akers, who signed a one-year deal to replace long-time kicker Jason Hanson in April, has made just 15 of 20 field-goal attempts this year and the Lions rank 29th in the league in field-goal percentage.
Thu, 04 Apr 2013 12:59:19 -0700
Free-agent PK Jason Hanson (Lions) has announced his retirement from professional football. Hanson indicated a heel injury was the determining factor in his decision to retire.
Sun, 31 Mar 2013 10:52:42 -0700
The Detroit Lions have not made much progress in contract talks with free-agent PK Jason Hanson (Lions). Hanson has indicated to the team that he wants to play in 2013.
Tue, 19 Mar 2013 13:53:19 -0700
The Detroit Lions are not close to a new deal with PK Jason Hanson. The Lions have offered Hanson the veteran minimum, but that is not something that interests Hanson's camp. "They haven't made an offer that's interesting to us," said Jack Mills, Hanson's agent. "So we don't see any urgency about trying to make a deal."
Mon, 18 Mar 2013 12:32:44 -0700
Detroit Lions general manager Martin Mayhew said the team is working on a new contract for free-agent PK Jason Hanson (Lions).
Tue, 12 Mar 2013 08:40:57 -0700
Free-agent PK Jason Hanson wants to return for another year with the Detroit Lions and hopes to agree on a deal.
Sat, 16 Feb 2013 10:11:13 -0800
Detroit Lions PK Jason Hanson said he expects to make a decision on his future in the next few weeks. He said he is not leaning either way in his decision.
Thu, 07 Feb 2013 11:48:50 -0800
Detroit Lions general manager Martin Mayhew said he is cautiously optimistic LT Jeff Backus and PK Jason Hanson will return in 2013.
Thu, 27 Dec 2012 05:50:07 -0800
Updating an earlier report, Detroit Lions PK Jason Hanson said he thinks he wants to play next season. He turns 43 in June and will be a free agent after the season. "I think so," Hanson said when asked if he wants to keep playing. "I know I can. Like I said, I haven't really processed all that. Just get some of the nagging little kicker owies, toenail hurts, that kind of thing, let that calm down and then just really evaluate because I know I don't want to play anymore unless I know I want to play and feel like I'm going to show up for offseason and run and do all the stuff."
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