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Coach Jim Schwartz gave David Akers a vote of confidence after he missed his fifth field goal attempt of the season on Thursday.

Akers, 38, is 15-of-20 on the season and has missed kicks from 31, 45, and 47 yards away, in addition to having two others blocked. The Lions plan to work out kickers this upcoming week, but we'd expect Akers to remain the guy.