Sebastian Janikowski Speaker Profile
Sebastian Janikowski Biography
Sebastian Janikowski was born March 3, 1978 in Wałbrzych,
Poland and is a Polish placekicker
who currently plays for the National Football League's Oakland Raiders.
He is considered to have one of the strongest kicking legs in the league,
and leads the NFL in kickoffs for touchbacks. He currently lives in Castro
Janikowski was drafted by the Oakland Raiders in the first round of the 2000
NFL Draftonly the 3rd time a place kicker had been taken in the first round in
Janikowski has annually performed at a high level. After the
2004 season he was given a five-year contract extension reportedly worth $10.5
million, making him, at the time, the highest paid kicker in NFL history.
On November 4, 2007, Janikowski attempted a 64-yard record
attempt before halftime against Houston Texans on a windless Oakland afternoon
in McAfee Coliseum. While it had the distance, it bounced off the right upright
and came back out.
On September 14, 2008, Janikowski made a 56-yard field goal
at Arrowhead Stadium. It was the longest field goal in Oakland Raider history.
Two weeks later, on September 28, Janikowski attempted a 76-yard field goal
against the San Diego Chargers into the heavy wind right before halftime. This
is presumed to be the longest attempt in NFL history, though the league keeps
no such records on attempts, the longest known attempt previous to this was a
74-yard fair catch kick by Mark Moseley in 1979.
On October 19, 2008, Janikowski broke his own team record,
making a 57-yard field goal in overtime to defeat the New York Jets, 16-13. On
December 27, 2009, he again broke his own team record and made a 61-yard field
goal against the Cleveland Browns before halftime. He is currently the highest
scoring player in the Raiders history with 1000 points as of the end of the
On January 3, 2010, Janikowski reached his 1,000th career
point with a 39 yard field goal against the Baltimore Ravens. The kick also
advanced his point total as the highest scoring Raider of all time.
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