PHILADELPHIA (CBS)– David Akers might be inducted into the Philadelphia Eagles Corridor of Fame.
Eagles Chairman/CEO Jeffrey Lurie made the announcement at tonight’s Taking Flight for Autism fundraiser at Lincoln Monetary Area.
“David Akers embodies every part we search for in a participant each on and off the sector,” stated Lurie. “He was gifted, dependable, robust, and naturally clutch. He performed a serious position within the success of this franchise throughout his time right here, however he additionally beloved this metropolis and our followers and he made an incredible impression locally. We’re proud to enshrine him alongside the best figures in Eagles historical past.”
Akers, who’s the Eagles’ all-time chief in common-season and postseason video games performed (19), spent 12 seasons (1999-2010) in Philadelphia, the place he was a part of 9 playoff appearances, six division titles, and a visit to Tremendous Bowl XXXIX.
Akers can be acknowledged on Oct. 23, when the workforce hosts the Washington Redskins on Monday Night time Soccer.