The tryouts, reported by Scout.com, came with Akers in the midst of a slump in which he's missed eight of his past 21 attempts, including four of seven tries from 40 to 49 yards. Akers ranks 29th in the NFL in field-goal percentage (70.4) after he missed a 50-yarder and had a 33-yard attempt blocked Sunday in a 31-21 win against the Saints.