Oakland Raider George Blanda’s First Ten Years Compares with Janikowski

September 29, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Sebastian Janikowski had a difficult day during the Raiders-Cardinal game on Sept. 26.
One bad day, however, should not overshadow the outstanding performance of a player.
In honor of George Blanda and in an effort to encourage Sebastian Janikowski, this article is posted.
Janikowski and the Raider Nation will always remember that his kick could have helped win the game on Sept. 26 if it had been accurate.
That failure occurred one day before the departure of one of the NFL's greatest kickers, George Blanda.
The timing of both events may burn in the memories of many in the Raider Nation. It, too, may burn in the mind of Janikowski.
George Blanda had a sequence of data showing a 100 percent average in the XP% category. This category is defined as "extra points percentage." For five consecutive years, Blanda had a 100 percent in the XP% category. Those five years were 1951 through 1955. Again, in 1968, 1969 and 1970, Blanda had a XP% of 100.
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