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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2011 Fantasy Football Top 30 By Position (Kickers)

Fantasy Football Drafts
are looming right around the corner and there’s plenty of research to be done. Luckily for you, The Sports Bank has you covered with updated rankings for the 2011 season.

This week, we take a look at the kicker position. Whether you’re in a super-competitive league or one of those leagues that doesn’t really matter, here’s all you need to know about the top 30 field-goal machines in the game of fantasy. [Read more…]