ALAMEDA — Veteran place kicker Sebastian Janikowski, who has played more games than any player in franchise history, won’t return to the Raiders in 2018, according to an ESPN report.
Raiders informed kicker Sebastian Janikowski today that they do not plan to bring him back for the 2018 season, per source. An 18-year run with Raiders comes to an end.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) February 14, 2018
Janikowski, an 18-year veteran, missed the entire 2017 season on injured reserve with a back injury, with Giorgio Tavecchio taking over place kicking duties.
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A first-round draft pick in 2000, Janikowski played in a franchise record 268 games and set an NFL record with 55 field goals of 50 or more yards. He had 16 field goals in either the fourth quarter or overtime that were game-winners and finished his career with 1,799 points.
Source:: The Mercury News