Filed under: Stream San Francisco 49ers News 49ers kicker: Will we see a rookie or veteran replace David Akers in 2013? Contributors: David Fucillo and James Brady Share this story Share this on Facebook Share this on Twitter Share All sharing options Share All sharing options for: 49ers kicker: Will we see a rookie or veteran replace David Akers in 2013? Reddit Pocket Flipboard Email The 49ers have released David Akers, which means the team will need a new kicker for 2013. Will they draft a rookie or sign a veteran? Or maybe both? 5 Total Updates Since Mar 3, 2013, 10:00am PST Follow this stream March 7, 2013 Bironas comes off the market By David Fucillo@davidfucillo The 49ers are in the market for a new kicker. One of the top kickers on the market is no longer available. March 7, 2013 What the Akers release means for 49ers cap space By David Fucillo@davidfucillo The 49ers released kicker David Akers on Wednesday. We take a look at the salary cap implications of the move, and where the 49ers currently stand. March 6, 2013 Akers released by 49ers By David Fucillo@davidfucillo The 49ers announced the release of kicker David Akers. We take a look at the implications. March 4, 2013 Your least surprising rumor of the day By David Fucillo@davidfucillo We take a look at the news that sources indicate David Akers will be released before the start of free agency. March 3, 2013 The case for drafting a kicker early By James Brady@jamesbradyisme I make the case for spending as high as a third-round pick on Dustin Hopkins, to immediately fix the San Francisco 49ers' woes at the kicker position.