Last December the New York Jets brought Norwegian YouTube kicking sensation Havard Rugland in for a tryout, which ended unsuccessfully. The Jets’ loss has turned into the Detroit Lions’ gain.
RT @ttwentyman: The Lions have signed Norwegian kicker Havard Rugland to a contract.
— Detroit Lions (@DetroitLionsNFL) April 11, 2013
Rugland will compete with recently signed veteran David Akers to fill the void left by Jason Hanson, who retired after 21 seasons as Lions kicker.
If you haven’t seen the Norwegian do his thing, here you go.
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