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Sebastian Janikowski

Sebastian Janikowski
Janikowski in November 2008
CurrentteamOakland Raiders
Currentnumber11
CurrentpositionPlacekicker
CaptionJanikowski in November 2008
Birth DateMarch 02, 1978(age 38)
Birth PlaceWałbrzych, Poland
CountryPolockistan
Heightft6
Heightin2
Weight250
Debutyear2000
DebutteamOakland Raiders
Highlights * 2× Lou Groza Award Winner (1998, 1999) * Oakland Raiders franchise leading scorer * Tied Longest field goal in NFL history (63 yds September 12, 2011) * Longest Field Goal in overtime (57, 2008) * Other awards and records * Pro Bowl alternate (2010)
CollegeFlorida State
Draftyear2000
Draftround1
Draftpick17
Pastteams * Oakland Raiders (2000 present)
Statweek1
Statseason2011
Statlabel1Field Goals Made
Statvalue1262
Statlabel2Field Goals Attempted
Statvalue2333
Statlabel3Field Goals %
Statvalue378.7
Statlabel4Longest Field Goal
Statvalue463
NflJAN400354

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Sebastian Janikowski (-plsɛˈbastjan janiˈkɔfskʲi; born March 2, 1978) is a left footed Polish placekicker who currently plays for the National Football League's Oakland Raiders. He is nickamed The Polish Cannon because 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 Valley, California. On September 12, 2011 in a Monday Night Football game against the Denver Broncos, he tied the NFL record for the longest field goal at 63 yards, sharing the record with Tom Dempsey and Jason Elam.


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