The 49ers haven’t been getting the same kind of kick out of their special teams as they did in 2011, when the unit was uniformly excellent.
Vikings RB Adrian Peterson, Bears CB Charles Tillman and 49ers P Andy Lee were named the NFC’s Players of the Week for Week Seven.
This week, PFW selects Chris Johnson, Malcolm Jenkins and Andy Lee as its Players of the Week.
Hub Arkush presented the Pro Football Weekly Golden Toe award to 49ers PK David Akers and P Andy Lee before Sunday night’s game.
The 49ers agreed to a contract extension with All-Pro P Andy Lee, according to multiple reports.
The Niners' record-setting kicking duo of David Akers and Andy Lee has taken advantage of a special bond on the way to winning the 2011 Golden Toe Award.
Spearheaded by the creative coaching of Brad Seely, the Niners' special-teams play, including the kicking of PK David Akers, has been key to the team's success this season.
Lions WR Calvin Johnson, Falcons DE John Abraham and 49ers P Andy Lee are the NFC Offensive, Defensive and Special Teams Players of the Week for games played for Week 15, the NFL announced Wednesday.
Was the hiring of well-regarded special-teams coach Brad Seely the best offseason move made by the Niners? "It just might be," one team insider said.