Los Angeles Raiders fans take page from Dr. Death’s book, start a petition

The Oakland Raiders need a new stadium and one that is not shared with a Major League Baseball team. But the question remains, how and where will they get that stadium? It is only a matter of time before the Raiders are playing on a new, football only, field. The Oakland Coliseum is too old and worn down to last forever and owner Mark Davis has already said that a new stadium is...
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Oakland Raiders’ Matt Schaub rated as top-25 QB fantasy option

With training camps getting underway this week, the NFL season is right around the corner. And that can only mean one thing: Fantasy football drafts are about to start happening. In order to get a jump on the competition, it’s never to early to start putting together a draft board. To help the cause, cover32 will be ranking each position, with updates from now until the start of...
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Sebastian Janikowski reveals how Shane Lechler was key to his success

The Oakland Raiders have been struggling to find success ever since they were blown out in the Super Bowl by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and former Raiders head coach Jon Gruden. And during that time it was not just a problem with one part of the team, nearly every position on the Raiders struggled to find success. Every position except the kickers that is. Yup, for years and years...
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Oakland Raiders: Janikowski is more valuable than you think

After 14 seasons as the Oakland Raiders’ starting kicker, Sebastian Janikowski is the team’s all-time leading scorer. You might think when a team’s kicker is the leading scorer with 1,489 career points there are some serious problems with their offense. And we all know that the Raiders offense has struggled for a majority of the 14 years Janikowski has been on the team, but...
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2014 Oakland Raiders Over/Under

  Over/Under 1. Sebastian Janikowski longest field goal will be 55 yards long Over/Under Cary Emondson-US PRESSWIRE 2. Rod Streater has 1,000 receiving yards (888 yds. in 2013) Over/Under Harry How/Getty Images North America) 3. Denarius Moore has 6 TD Receptions (5 in 2013, 7 in 2012) Over/Under 4. Oakland will record 10 team interceptions (team total for 2013 was 9) Over...
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June 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Snubbed? Oakland Raiders K Sebastian Janikowski not named top-10 in NFL

Typically speaking, sports fans tend to worry about two things – the past and the future. They’ll debate who was the greatest player of all-time, while also spending hours discussing whether or not a rookie is going to be develop into an All-Pro. Both are fun exercises, things that keep fans engaged and the beer flowing at the local tavern. But they miss out on what is most important...
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June 09, 2014  |  Discuss

What to Expect From The Oakland Raiders Special Teams in 2014

The Oakland Raiders Special teams were a small bright spot on a dull team last season. There were several missed field goals, which many have attributed to chemistry between holder, Marquette King and kicker, Sebastian Janikowski. Another culprit was a mediocre return game, but overall. Special Teams were not too bad, all things considered. Lets take a look at Special Teams Coordinator...
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May 30, 2014  |  Discuss

And with their next selection the Houston Texans pick…

The editors at cover32 came out with their top- 10 kickers / punters in the NFL Draft today; will the Houston Texans draft one of the guys on the list? The Texans have continued to state that they have full confidence in Randy Bullock as the team’s starting kicker. However if you look at his stats they show that out of all kickers in the league last year that attempted ten or more...
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April 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Oakland Raiders make trade for QB Matt Schaub official

The Oakland Raiders announced Friday that they have officially acquired quarterback Matt Schaub in a trade with the Houston Texans. The Oakland Raiders have acquired QB Matt Schaub in a trade with the @HoustonTexans. — OAKLAND RAIDERS (@RAIDERS) March 21, 2014 The 32-year-old threw for 4,008 yards with 22 touchdowns and 12 interceptions in 2012. But last...
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March 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Raiders, Darren McFadden agree to one-year deal

The Oakland Raiders lost out on re-signing free agent running back Rashad Jennings this afternoon, but they did lock up running back Darren McFadden to a one-year contract. McFadden has struggled with a career full of injury issues throughout his NFL career, but is getting one more chance to resurrect his career with the Raiders. This deal will reportedly pay McFadden $4 million...
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March 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Oakland Raiders want to re-sign Charles Woodson

According to Jason Wilde of ESPN Wisconsin, the Oakland Raiders liked what they saw from Charles Woodson last season and would like to re-sign him this offseason. Woodson was signed to a one-year contract last offseason as a veteran presence for a young defense, and showed that he can still play at a high level. He was able to make plays like he has his entire career, and the Raiders...
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February 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Kevin Van Voris, K, West Texas A&M University

Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Kevin Van Voris, K, West Texas A&M University How many teams were recruiting you out of high school? -I was recruited from plenty of D1 schools but the reason I decided to not play football straight out of college was because I wanted to play soccer instead of football. Soccer was […]The post Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Kevin Van Voris...
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February 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Raiders' Janikowski still adjusting to new place kick holders

Imagine a shortstop having worked with the same second baseman for 13 seasons and then being asked to turn double plays with a rookie, and you've got an idea how Sebastian Janikowski feels. Marquette King isn't technically a rookie, having spent last season on injured reserve, but he's not Shane Lechler, either. Six games into the season, Janikowski is still getting...
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October 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Oakland Raiders claim DE/OLB Martez Wilson off the waivers from the Saints

Today the Oakland Raiders claimed former DE/OLB Martez Wilson from the waiver wire.  Wilson was a former 3rd round pick from the New Orleans Saints.  Wilson is a former standout pass rusher who is very raw.  The Illinois product will be a huge pick up for the Raiders. The No. 72 overall pick in the 2011 […]
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October 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Free appliances if Raiders shut out

More than $1 million worth of refrigerators dishwashers and mattresses will be on the line again Monday night when the Denver Broncos play the Oakland Raiders. For at least the last decade the Appliance Factory a network of 13 stores in Colorado has offered customers who buy products from the stores in the week before the Raiders game their items free if the Broncos shut out the...
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September 20, 2013  |  Discuss

The A’s Biggest Fan? Sebastian Janikowski, Of Course

Despite the allegations charged against him by fellow kicker Josh Scobee, Oakland Raiders kicker Sebastian Janikowski says he is a huge Athletic’s fan. Scobee recently said that Janikowski once told him that he actively roots for the Athletics to lose because the sooner Oakland’s season is over, the sooner the A’s infield is removed from Coliseum’s field. Janikowski...
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September 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Sebastian Janikowski denies that he roots against the A's

Unless their bullpen has anything to do with it, the A’s appear on track for a second consecutive year of October baseball. That’s good news for A’s fans. Not so much for Sebastian Janikowski, aka Grumpy McGrumperson. You see, Bud Selig isn’t the only one who’s hardly thrilled when the A’s make the playoffs. That’s because Janikowski allegedly hopes they never make...
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September 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Raiders kicker disputes comments about A's

Oakland Raiders kicker Sebastian Janikowski has kicked off the infield dirt at the Coliseum for so long now that it's become almost second nature to him. That's why Janikowski was surprised - and a bit angry - to read a published report saying he annually roots for the Oakland Athletics to miss the playoffs so the dirt can be replaced with sod. The Raiders are the only...
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September 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Sebastian Janikowski Hates The A’s

During a phone conversation with Jaguars kicker, Josh Scobee, Raiders kicker Sebastian Janikowski confessed to his counterpart that he always roots for the A’s to miss the postseason. That’s right, the former first round draft pick (haha Al Davis) has no love for the tenacious and scrappy baseball team that shares a stadium with his Raiders. Could it be that he once had a spoiled...
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September 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Sebastian Janikowski Dealing with Calf Injury

Oakland kicker Sebastian Janikowski missed practice on Wednesday with a calf injury but it looks like he'll be good to go Sunday against the Colts.Fantasy Spin:He's listed on the injury report as probable. Janikowski holds the Raiders' franchise record for points scored (1,389).
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September 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Sebastian Jankowski listed as probable

According to Scott Bair of,  Raiders kicker Sebastian Jankowski has been listed as probable with a calf injury. Seabass is going to play. No concerns here. Need NFL Tickets? Loading... ZergNet The post Sebastian Jankowski listed as probable appeared first on Pro Football Zone.
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September 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Fantasy Football – The Kicker Conundrum

Admit it. At one point in your life, you were the guy that drafted a kicker, probably Sebastian Janikowski, in the 7th round of your fantasy football draft. And if you’re asking “was that a bad idea?” this article is for you. While the kicker is often an afterthought on your fantasy team, he is The post Fantasy Football – The Kicker Conundrum appeared first on No Coast Bias |.
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August 08, 2013  |  Discuss

NFL Star Signs Four-Year Extension With Oakland Raiders

The Oakland Raiders signed kicker Sebastian Janikowski to a four-year, $15.2 million extension through 2017. Photo Credit: Tony Gonzales/ Janikowski turned 35-years-old in March, but he’s also coming off the best season of his career.  The hulking 6-1, 258-pound kicker converted on 91.2 percent (31 of 34) of his field goal attempts in 2012. Oakland’s decision to...
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August 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Janikowski Re-Signed;Training Camp, Positional Battles Updates

The Oakland Raiders completed today its first full week of Training Camp in Napa Valley, California, as the Silver & Black continues its process of building a team identity and foundation after several new additions to the squad following the end of the 2012 season. But the headlines of the day were made by the longest-tenured member of the Raiders […]
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August 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Sebastian Janikowski Signs Four-Year Extension with Raiders

Sebastian Janikowski has agreed to a four-year, $15.2 million extension with the Raiders. SOURCE: Tom Pelissero, USA TodayFantasy Spin:Janikowski was successful on 91.2 percent of his field goal attempts last season, his highest success rate in 13 NFL seasons. As far as fantasy kickers go, he's one of the best.
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August 02, 2013  |  Discuss
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