Jason Hanson | PK
Posted: 4/4/2013 4:38pm et
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.
Huddle Up: For the first time since the 1991 season, the Lions will be looking for a new PK.
Posted: 4/1/2013 12:35am et
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.
Huddle Up: Hanson, who will turn 43 in June, still hit 88.9 percent of his FG attempts this past season, including 18-of-22 from 40 or more yards.
Posted: 2/17/2013 4:20pm et
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.
Huddle Up: Hanson seemingly has been kicking for the Lions since the Reagan administration -- close, 1992 -- but he still didn't show many signs of age last season with an 88.9-percent FG success rate and a career-high 18 kicks made from 40 or more yards.