Raiders put Sebastian Janikowski on injured reserve, call up Giorgio Tavecchio

Sebastian Janikowski was placed on injured reserve by the Raiders on Saturday

So, there's a chance that Janikowski could miss the entire season and may have made his last kick as a Raider since he's a free agent at season's end. Oakland signed Giorgio Tavecchio off its practice squad to fill in for the veteran, and he'll make his first ever regular-season appearance against the Titans on Sunday.

Janikowski has been in the news recently due to a contract dispute with the Raiders. He has converted 80.4 percent of his career field goal attempts and 98.9 percent of his extra point attempts.

However, as long as he keeps drilling field goals of more than 50 yards, Raider Nation is OK with the Milan, Italy native filling in for the Polish Cannon. Mason Crosby converted under 64 percent of his field goal attempts a year ago, so the Packers are bringing in offseason competition.

Tavecchio kicked in college at Cal and bounced around different teams after going undrafted in 2012. Oakland could choose to designate him as one of two players to return from injured reserve this season.

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