Lions cut YouTube sensation Kickalicious
Turns out, a trick shot video doesn’t get you a spot on the Detroit Lions. What’s the world coming to? Havard Rugland, a.k.a. Kickalicious was let go by the team this morning. Kickalicious performed quite well in limited preseason action, going 3/3 on field goals (including a 50-yarder) and 2/2 on extra points. But alas, his lack of football experience was too much to overlook.
The Lions will stick with veteran David Akers.
Maybe they keep Kickalicious around for the practice squad, who knows. Akers is dependable but lacks leg strength for long field goals, something Kickalicious seems to excel at.
My guess is that another team takes a run at him.