Raiders Sebastian Janikowski Ties NFL Record with 63 Yard Field Goal

Long before tonight, my favorite placekicker of all time is the Oakland Raiders Sebastian Janikowski.

The former Florida State PK nicknamed Sea Bass is big, Polish and lives life to the fullest. Sounds like a winning combination to me With three seconds to go before halftime of Monday night’s game at the Denver Broncos game, Janikowski drilled a 63-yard field goal to give Oakland a 16-3 lead heading into intermission.

The kick ties an NFL record shared by Denver’s Jason Elam (in 1998) and New Orleans’ Tom Dempsey (in 1970), respectively.

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