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Jason Hanson

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Lions | Jason Hanson return rumors false

Sat, 11 Oct 2014 00:42:09 -0700

Rumors floated around that former Detroit Lions PK Jason Hanson would return to help the team through its kicking struggles, but Hanson's agent refuted those rumors this week. Lions coach Jim Caldwell even laughed when asked about the rumor.

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Lions | Jason Hanson lending assistance

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.

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Lions | Trying out kickers in coming week

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.

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NFL | Jason Hanson retires

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.

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Lions | Not making progress in talks with Jason Hanson

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.

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Lions | Not close to a new deal with Jason Hanson

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."

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Lions | Working on deal with Jason Hanson

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).

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Lions | Jason Hanson wants to return

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.

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Lions | Jason Hanson to make decision in a few weeks

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.

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Lions | Optimistic two will return

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.

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Lions | Jason Hanson not planning on retiring

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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Lions | Jason Hanson may not return in 2013

Thu, 27 Dec 2012 05:01:53 -0800

Detroit Lions PK Jason Hanson said he may call it a career following the season after 22 seasons. "I know I can (play)," Hanson said. "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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Lions | Eight probable

Wed, 21 Nov 2012 14:02:04 -0800

Detroit Lions DE Cliff Avril (knee), S Erik Coleman (eye), PK Jason Hanson (foot), DT Sammie Hill (knee), CB Chris Houston (ankle), LB Ashlee Palmer (chest), OG Rob Sims (hamstring) and DT Ndamukong Suh (knee) are probable for Week 12. Hanson, Hill and Suh practiced in full while the others were limited.

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Lions | Two fully practice

Tue, 20 Nov 2012 13:37:23 -0800

Detroit Lions PK Jason Hanson (foot) and DT Ndamukong Suh (knee) both fully participated in practice Tuesday, Nov. 20.

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Lions | Four players listed as probable

Fri, 16 Nov 2012 14:41:38 -0800

Detroit Lions DE Cliff Avril (back, concussion), LB Ashlee Palmer (chest), SS Erik Coleman (toe) and PK Jason Hanson (foot) were limited during practice Friday, Nov. 16, and are listed as probable for Week 11.

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Lions | Five limited in practice

Thu, 15 Nov 2012 14:29:24 -0800

Detroit Lions DE Cliff Avril (back, concussion), S Erik Coleman (eye), CB Chris Houston (ankle), LB Ashlee Palmer (chest) and PK Jason Hanson (foot) were all limited in practice Thursday, Nov. 15.

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Lions | Two limited

Wed, 14 Nov 2012 13:47:57 -0800

Detroit Lions PK Jason Hanson (foot) and LB Ashlee Palmer (chest) were limited in practice Wednesday, Nov. 14.

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Lions | Jason Hanson earns honor

Wed, 17 Oct 2012 09:35:16 -0700

Detroit Lions PK Jason Hanson has been named NFC Special Teams Player of the Week for Week 6.

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Lions | Jason Hanson still nervous after all these years

Mon, 15 Oct 2012 19:04:54 -0700

Detroit Lions PK Jason Hanson is 42 years old, and in his 21st NFL season. When he trotted out for the game-winning field goal in overtime of the Week 6 game against the Philadelphia Eagles, he admitted he had butterflies. "I was nervous," Hanson said. He ended up drilling it, and the team improved to 2-3.

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Lions | Jason Hanson continues to flourish

Mon, 17 Sep 2012 18:06:46 -0700

Detroit Lions PK Jason Hanson booted three field goals from 40-plus yards (41, 40, 48) in the Week 2 game against the San Francisco 49ers. Hanson moved into second place all-time for the most 40-plus yard field goals made in NFL history. He now has 175 field goals from 40 or more yards, moving past former Pittsburgh Steelers PK Gary Anderson (173). Former New Orleans Saints PK Morten Andersen holds the all-time record with 187 field goals from 40 or more yards.

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Lions | Jason Hanson expecting competition

Sat, 14 Apr 2012 08:12:35 -0700

Detroit Lions PK Jason Hanson said he expects the team to add a kicker to compete with him during training camp.

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Lions | Jason Hanson wants to return

Mon, 09 Jan 2012 11:24:49 -0800

Detroit Lions impending free-agent PK Jason Hanson said he wants to return to the team in 2012. "I feel like I can still do it," Hanson said. "If they want me, I'll be ready." He's unsure if he will have to compete with another kicker in training camp if he is re-signed.

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Lions | Jason Hanson misfires on two FGs

Sun, 04 Dec 2011 22:13:31 -0800

Detroit Lions PK Jason Hanson missed two of his three field goal attempts in Week 13 against the New Orleans Saints, making one 31-yard field goal and finishing with two extra points.

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Lions | Two players probable for Week 10

Fri, 11 Nov 2011 14:26:05 -0800

Detroit Lions WR Rashied Davis (foot) and PK Jason Hanson (knee) were limited during practice Friday, Nov. 11. Both are listed as probable for Week 10 and are expected to play.

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Lions | Four limited

Thu, 10 Nov 2011 14:32:25 -0800

Detroit Lions P Ryan Donahue (quadriceps), WR Rashied Davis (foot), S Louis Delmas (foot) and PK Jason Hanson (knee) were limited in practice Thursday, Nov. 10.

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Lions | Jason Hanson hopes to fully practice Friday

Thu, 10 Nov 2011 11:35:10 -0800

Updating a previous report, Detroit Lions PK Jason Hanson (knee) said he hopes to fully practice Friday, Nov. 11, after being limited to short field goals during practice Thursday, Nov. 10. Hanson said he cut his knee during a vacation with the family during the bye week.

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Lions | Jason Hanson looks fine before practice

Thu, 10 Nov 2011 08:13:55 -0800

Detroit Lions PK Jason Hanson (knee) kicked several field goals prior to practice Thursday, Nov. 10, an indication he'll likely be available for Week 10. Hanson's injury affects his plant leg, which held up well during his pre-practice kicks.

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Lions | Jason Hanson considered questionable

Wed, 09 Nov 2011 11:44:08 -0800

Updating a previous report, Detroit Lions PK Jason Hanson (knee) is considered questionable for Week 10. He received stitches in his knee for an unknown reason but it is not considered to be serious.

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Lions | Jason Hanson not kicking

Wed, 09 Nov 2011 11:08:37 -0800

Detroit Lions PK Jason Hanson (undisclosed) did not kick during practice Wednesday, Nov. 9. It is believed Hanson has an injury but head coach Jim Schwartz is not saying anything about the situation.

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Lions | Ryan Donahue wins punting battle

Sat, 03 Sep 2011 18:39:15 -0700

Detroit Lions P Ryan Donahue has won the battle for the team's punting duties this season. The Lions, as reported, released P Nick Harris. Donahue, a rookie, averaged 44.1 yards per punt during the preseason, with three landing inside the 20-yard line. He also proved to be a capable holder for PK Jason Hanson.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: MLive.com - Philip Zaroo

Lions | Kicker battle even after one game

Fri, 12 Aug 2011 22:16:49 -0700

Detroit Lions PKs Jason Hanson and Dave Rayner were each perfect in the preseason opener Friday, Aug. 12, against the Cincinnati Bengals. Hanson converted his only field goal from 37 yards out, and he added three extra points. Rayner nailed a 44-yarder, and he tacked on one extra point.

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Lions | Jason Hanson battling injuries, younger competition

Mon, 08 Aug 2011 20:25:40 -0700

Detroit Lions PK Jason Hanson (knee) is battling a slew of recent injuries, and, for the first time in his career, another player as he competes in training camp with PK Dave Rayner, who is 13 years younger than the 41-year-old Hanson. "We have a lot of confidence in Jason," head coach Jim Schwartz said. "If we have a pressure kick, I'd trust Jason to do it. It's just been a matter of health. He's gotten a little bit older, and the last two training camps he's been hurt. But as far as making the kicks and things like that, I have no problem."

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Lions | Jason Hanson healthy, enters battle at kicker

Fri, 29 Jul 2011 23:12:42 -0700

Detroit Lions PKs Jason Hanson (knee) and Dave Rayner will battle for the team's kicking duties during training camp. Hanson is entering his 20th year in the league, but said he feels the job is his if he is healthy and kicking like he has in the past. He has had two knee surgeries in the past two years, and he missed eight games last year. Hanson said he is 100 percent healthy and has been kicking since May. He was hitting 45-yard field goals during practice Friday, July 29, much as he has throughout his career.

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Lions | Kicker competition in training camp?

Thu, 07 Apr 2011 22:00:09 -0700

The Detroit Lions are likely to have a battle for the starting place kicker job between PKs Jason Hanson and Dave Rayner in training camp, reports Tom Kowalski, of MLive.com.

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Lions | May not need two kickers next season

Mon, 21 Mar 2011 09:38:25 -0700

The Detroit Lions may not need to keep PKs Jason Hanson and Dave Rayner on their roster next season because of the proposed rule changes to kickoffs, reports Dave Birkett, of the Detroit Free Press. Rayner could have stayed with the team as a kickoff specialist but if the new rules pass, Hanson should be able to handle the kickoffs.

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Lions | Jason Hanson not wearing boot on foot

Sun, 20 Feb 2011 12:17:34 -0800

Detroit Lions PK Jason Hanson (Achilles', ankle) is no longer wearing a walking boot on the foot where he suffered an Achilles' tendon injury during the season, reports Dave Birkett, of the Detroit Free Press. Hanson said he is not sure when he will be able to resume football-related activities.

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Lions | Expected to bring two PKs to camp

Sun, 09 Jan 2011 13:30:16 -0800

The Detroit Lions are expected to bring PKs Jason Hanson and Dave Rayner to training camp next season and then decide which kicker they will keep on the roster, reports Tom Kowalski, of MLive.com.

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Lions | Jason Hanson placed on IR

Thu, 02 Dec 2010 08:28:39 -0800

Updating a previous item, the Detroit Lions have placed PK Jason Hanson (knee) on Injured Reserve, according to CBSSports.com.

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Lions | Dave Rayner to fill in for Jason Hanson

Thu, 02 Dec 2010 07:57:26 -0800

The Detroit Lions' kicking job will belong to PK Dave Rayner with PK Jason Hanson (knee) expected to be placed on Injured Reserve Thursday, Dec. 2, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter.

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Lions | Jason Hanson to be placed on IR

Thu, 02 Dec 2010 07:53:47 -0800

The Detroit Lions plan on placing PK Jason Hanson (knee) on Injured Reserve Thursday, Dec. 2, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter.

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Lions | Four miss practice Wednesday

Wed, 01 Dec 2010 15:33:02 -0800

Detroit Lions PK Jason Hanson (knee), QB Shaun Hill (finger), QB Matthew Stafford (shoulder) and DL Kyle Vanden Bosch (neck) did not practice Wednesday, Dec. 1, according to DetroitLions.com.

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Lions | Jason Hanson does not work Wednesday

Wed, 01 Dec 2010 12:26:01 -0800

Detroit Lions PK Jason Hanson (knee) did not kick during practice Wednesday, Dec. 1, reports Dave Birkett, of the Detroit Free Press. PK Dave Rayner would kick in Week 13 if Hanson were not able to play.

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Lions | Week 12 Inactives

Thu, 25 Nov 2010 08:09:24 -0800

The Detroit Lions have declared OG Donald Thomas, PK Jason Hanson, OT Jason Fox, DL Lawrence Jackson, QB Matthew Stafford, TE Tony Scheffler, DL Willie Young, QB Zac Robinson inactive for Week 12.

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Lions | Three players will not play Week 12

Wed, 24 Nov 2010 13:37:58 -0800

Detroit Lions QB Matthew Stafford (shoulder), DE Lawrence Jackson (concussion) and PK Jason Hanson (knee) have been ruled out for Week 12, reports Dave Birkett, of the Detroit Free Press.

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Lions | Jason Hanson will not play Week 12

Wed, 24 Nov 2010 06:17:47 -0800

Detroit Lions PK Jason Hanson (knee) said he will not play in Week 12 and could miss even more time because of his knee injury, reports Tim Twentyman, of The Detroit News.

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Lions | Six miss practice Tuesday

Tue, 23 Nov 2010 14:29:30 -0800

Detroit Lions PK Jason Hanson (knee), DL Lawrence Jackson (concussion), TE Tony Scheffler (shoulder), QB Matthew Stafford (shoulder), DL Kyle Vanden Bosch (knee) and DL Corey Williams (shoulder) did not practice Tuesday, Nov. 23, according to DetroitLions.com.

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Lions | Jason Hanson unable to practice

Mon, 22 Nov 2010 17:05:29 -0800

Detroit Lions PK Jason Hanson (knee) did not practice Monday, Nov. 22, according to Ian Rapoport of the Boston Herald. If Hanson is unavailable in Week 12 against the New England Patriots, PK Dave Rayner would start in his place.

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Lions | Week 11 Inactives

Sun, 21 Nov 2010 08:57:41 -0800

The Detroit Lions have declared WR Bryant Johnson, DL Cliff Avril, LB Isaiah Ekejiuba, PK Jason Hanson, OT Jason Fox, QB Matthew Stafford, DL Willie Young, QB Zac Robinson inactive for Week 11.

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Lions | Jason Hanson ruled out for Week 11

Fri, 19 Nov 2010 13:33:16 -0800

Detroit Lions PK Jason Hanson (knee) did not participate in practice Friday, Nov. 19, and has been ruled out for Week 11, reports Dave Birkett, of the Detroit Free Press. Hanson could be ready for the team's Week 12 game.

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Lions | Jason Hanson misses practice Thursday

Thu, 18 Nov 2010 14:00:21 -0800

Detroit Lions PK Jason Hanson (knee) did not participate in practice Thursday, Nov. 18.

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