Originally posted on SteelerAddicts  |  Last updated 10/26/13
With last year’s 34-31 loss at Oakland seared into their memory, the Pittsburgh Steelers visit the Raiders again Sunday. Sebastian Janikowski kicked a 43-yard field goal as time ran out to give the Raiders the win in Week 3 last season. The 6’1”, 258-pound Janikowski has a leg like a sequoia and has kicked field goals of 63 and 61 yards in his career. This season, however, the Steelers have the edge over Raiders in terms of kicking accuracy. Shaun Suisham has made all 14 of his field-goal attempts. Janikowski is just 7-for-11. Suisham has made 42 of his last 45 field-goal attempts going back to the beginning of last season. His 42-yarder lifted the Steelers to a 19-16 victory over the Baltimore Ravens last week at Pittsburgh. Suisham’s debut with the Steelers came against Janikowski and the Raiders in Week 11 of the 2010 season. The Steelers didn’t need Suisham to kick any field goals at Heinz Field that day in their 35-3 win. Since then, however, he’s kicked five game-winning fiel...
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