Adam Schefter is reporting that the Oakland Raiders have decided upon their replacement kicker for Sebastian Janikowski with the rumored signing of Dave Rayner. It’s an unfortunate situation for the Raiders since their special teams have been excellent this year and Janikowski especially has been a major weapon, going five of six on 50-yard plus field goals.
Rayner, in his career, has played for five teams since 2005, earning spot duty for several teams from the Colts, Lions, Bengals, Chargers and even Kansas City. He definitely lacks the long leg of Janikowski with career numbers of 3 for 7 from the same distance. Overall, he’s 55 of 75 for a 73 percent field goal rate.