San Francisco 49ers’ David Akers (2) walks off the field after missing a field goal against the Atlanta Falcons in the third quarter of the NFC
San Francisco 49ers' David Akers (2) walks off the field after missing a field goal against the Atlanta Falcons in the third quarter of the NFC Championship game on Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013, at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta. (Nhat V. Meyer/Bay Area News Group) (Nhat V. Meyer)