Oakland Raiders: To cut or not to cut series in one place

Tweet +1 Like Share Pin Reddit The Oakland Raiders will have a number of players that they will need to seriously...
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QUIZ: NFL kickers who have made 60+ yard field goals

Thirteen NFL kickers have made field goals from 60 or more yards out. Two have accomplished the feat twice. How many can you name?
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'The Polish Cannon’ Sebastian Janikowski might've kicked his last field goal for Raiders

The Oakland Raiders have had many needs over the years; however, one of them has not been in the kicking department, until now. According to Nick Toney of Fox Sports, longtime kicker Sebastian Janikowski, who is one of the premier long distance kickers in the NFL, but a huge salary cap number and a challenge from a young up and comer, could spell the end of his day in the Bay Area...
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January 08, 2016  |  Discuss

Oakland Raiders: To cut or not to cut Sebastian Janikowski

Tweet +1 Like Share Pin Reddit The Oakland Raiders may need to cut ties with the player who currently holds the...
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January 08, 2016  |  Discuss

We might've seen the last of Raiders legend Sebastian Janikowski

The long and glorious place-kicking reign of Sebastian Janikowski could end in 2016.For the second consecutive offseason, the Oakland Raiders have signed 25-year-old Cal product Giorgio Tavecchio to a future's deal. It indicates they think he's a kicker worth keeping. It could also mean the post-Seabass era is closing in. Janikowski missed an uncharacteristic amount of gimme...
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January 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Oakland Raiders escape with overtime win over San Diego Chargers

The San Diego Chargers fell short in a heartbreaking loss once again, as they fell in an overtime road loss to the Oakland Raiders. The Raiders won, 23-20, after kicker Sebastian Janikowski hit a 31-yard field goal. The Chargers were unable to respond with a score of their own, effectively ending the game. The Raiders improved to 7-8 with their win while the Chargers fell to 4-11...
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December 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Raiders take down Chargers in OT in possible Oakland finale

Sebastian Janikowski kicked a 31-yard field goal in overtime and the Raiders got a defensive stop to seal what might have been the final game ever in Oakland with a 23-20 victory over the San Diego Chargers on Thursday night. Derek Carr threw a touchdown pass and led the winning overtime drive for the Raiders (7-8), who could be moving to the Los Angeles area after the season. It...
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December 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Raiders beat Chargers 23-20 in OT in possible Oakland finale

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) Sebastian Janikowski kicked a 31-yard field goal in overtime and the Raiders got a defensive stop to seal what might have been the final game ever in Oakland with a 23-20 victory over the San Diego Chargers on Thursday night. Derek Carr threw a touchdown pass and led the winning overtime drive for the Raiders (7-8), who could be moving to the Los Angeles area...
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December 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Packers Move to 10-4 despite Continued Offensive Struggles

The Green Bay Packers maintained their one game lead in the NFC North by defeating the Oakland Raiders 30-20 to move to 10-4 on the season. Green Bay had already secured its playoff berth thanks to the Panthers’ victory over the Giants earlier in the day, but the team made sure it also kept its slight edge over the Vikings in the division. The offense turned in yet another less...
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December 20, 2015  |  Discuss

The Raiders had a good reason to try that weird two-point conversion

It turns out Raiders head coach Jack Del Rio had a pretty good reason for trying a strange two-point conversion on Sunday.Long-snapper Jon Condo was hurt. And Del Rio didn't want to risk a bad snap on an extra-point try against the Denver Broncos' PAT team.Via CSN Bay Area's Scott Bair:Del Rio was absolutely roasted for not trotting Sebastian Janikowski out. Tacking on one point...
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December 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Mack, Carr lead Raiders over Broncos 15-12

DENVER (AP) Khalil Mack couldn't be stopped. Mack had five sacks of Brock Osweiler, including one in the end zone for a safety, and Derek Carr bounced back from an awful first half to lead the Oakland Raiders past the Denver Broncos 15-12 Sunday. Carr threw two touchdown passes and the Raiders (6-7) beat the Broncos for the first time since Sept. 12, 2011, despite being held...
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December 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Raiders-Broncos Capsule

OAKLAND (5-7) at DENVER (10-2) Sunday, 4:05 p.m. ET, CBS OPENING LINE - Broncos by 6 1/2 RECORD VS. SPREAD - Raiders 6-6, Broncos 8-4 SERIES RECORD - Raiders lead 60-50-2 LAST MEETING - Broncos beat Raiders 16-10, Oct. 11 LAST WEEK - Raiders lost to Chiefs 34-20; Broncos beat Chargers 17-3 AP PRO32 RANKING - Raiders No. 18, Broncos No. 3 RAIDERS OFFENSE - OVERALL (12)...
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December 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Kickers missed more extra points Sunday than all last year

The NFL wanted to make the extra point mean something, so before the 2015 season it moved the PAT back from the 2-yard line to the 15-yard line. The desired effect has taken hold, as the PAT is no longer an automatic kick and that was no better on display than this past weekend. Week 13 of the NFL season isn’t fully finished, but it already holds a dubious mark. That’s because...
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December 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Raiders' most consistent performer might be their breakout punter

The Raiders have another weapon in the kicking game at their disposal.It isn't Sebastian Janikowski. It's punter Marquette King, who's putting on a directional punting clinic in his third professional season.In Week 4, King led all punters with a 50.8-yard average boot. He placed four punts inside the Broncos' 20-yard line.That skill was invaluable in a game like the Raiders-Broncos...
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October 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Four key stats from the Raiders vs Broncos in week five

With Pro Football Focus changing their subscription service, I will no longer be doing a weekly piece on PFF stats. That’s because they no longer offer those stats to the public. As a result, me weekly stats piece will be on the more traditional stats rather than PFF specific. This week, we take a look at the stats that stood out when the Oakland Raiders took on the Denver Broncos...
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October 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Sunday was a tale of two teams in the same color, again

  It has been five weeks now and a 5-0 start for the Mile High crew without a quarterback. The Denver Broncos went into the “black hole” of Oakland Sunday and limped away with a 16-10 win against the division rival Raiders. It’s all thanks to another stellar performance from the defensive side of the ball. Notable was Raiders’ kicker Sebastian Janikowski setting a club record...
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October 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Quick hit recap: Broncos steal another victory over the Raiders

The Denver Broncos added to their NFL-record consecutive divisional road victories Sunday afternoon but not before some drama took place in Coliseum in Oakland. The Broncos needed some bizarre play to steal their fifth victory of the season and come out of Californian with a 16-10 win over the Raiders. The offense continued to struggle and the defense, once again, made the game...
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October 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Denver Broncos at Oakland Raiders: Quick Hits

The Denver Broncos (5-0) at Oakland Raiders (2-3) resulted in another AFC West battle. Ultimately, the experienced Broncos found a way to defeat the Raiders 16-10. Oakland held onto the lead most of the game, but their offense came to a screeching halt in the second half. For Denver, their offense left points on the board as they settled for field goals and threw two interceptions...
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October 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Raiders Recap: Raiders play the Broncos close but can’t pull out the upset

The Oakland Raiders fell to 2-3 with a 16-10 loss to the Denver broncos at Coliseum. This was the Raiders’ second consecutive loss. MVP- Charles Woodson: For the balance of the preceding week, Woodson spoke openly about wanting to pick off Broncos’ QB Peyton Manning. Well, his dreams became reality twice. The first occurred in the end zone. The second was initially a momentum...
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October 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Chris Harris Jr. turns the tide with 74-yard pick-six in Broncos win (video)

The Oakland Raiders were driving late in the fourth quarter, trailing 9-7 after Sebastian Janikowski missed a field goal for a second time on the day. Things were tense for the Broncos, as the offense was sputtering, having thrown an interception and punting on the previous two possessions. Then, Chris Harris decided on third and five, he’d just go ahead and make the difference...
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October 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Sebastian Janikowski will secure franchise record for games played this weekend vs Denver Broncos

Oakland Raiders’ kicker Sebastian Janikowski will secure another spot in franchise history as he breaks Tim Brown‘s record for most games played with the silver and black. The Week Five matchup against the Denver Broncos will be No. 241. Yes, he’s a kicker. However, Sebastian Janikowski might go down as one of the most iconic Raiders of all-time. That is not saying a lot for...
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October 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Gostkowski is best kicker in NFL, according to peers

New England Patriots kicker Stephen Gostkowski definitely has the respect of his peers. asked 24 NFL kickers after Week 4 of the 2015 season, “Who are the best kickers in the NFL?” Gostkowski was voted tops in the league, according to the survey. Gostkowski led the way with 18 votes. Justin Tucker of the Baltimore Ravens ranked second with 13 votes and Adam Vinatieri...
October 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Friday web roundup: Oakland Raiders

Eye on Oakland Raiders ahead of Denver Week 5 matchup The Oakland Raiders already thin secondary just got even thinner during ... The Raiders turned a botched exchange by Chicago into a go-ahead TD with 3 1/2 ... David Amerson Earning A Role In Raiders Secondary After spending the past two seasons on the East Coast, cornerback David Amerson headed west, joining the Oakland...
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October 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Janikowski closing in on more records for Raiders

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) Sebastian Janikowski remembers clearly the criticism Al Davis, then the Oakland Raiders' owner, received for making him a first-round draft pick in 2000. Sixteen seasons later, the Polish-born kicker believes he's put the controversy to rest. Already owner of nearly every significant team kicking record and currently 16th on the NFL's career scoring list, the...
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October 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Monday web roundup: Oakland Raiders

Oakland Raiders: Five thoughts on the win over Cleveland Oakland Raiders: Five thoughts on the win over Cleveland ... Sunday in Cleveland the Oakland Raiders took a big step as a rebuilding franchise looking to move ... Raiders claim first road victory since 2013 Raiders rookie wide receiver Amari Cooper had 134 yards receiving and Sebastian Janikowski kicked two field goals...
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September 28, 2015  |  Discuss
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