Oakland Raiders reportedly parting ways with franchise record holder following 18-year run Donald Miralle/Getty Images
SAN DIEGO - OCTOBER 25: Sebastian Janikowski #11 of the Oakland Raiders kicks a field goal against the San Diego Chargers during their NFL game at Qualcomm Stadium on October 25, 2015 in San Diego, California. (Photo by Donald Miralle/Getty Images)

The Oakland Raiders reportedly informed kicker Sebastian Janikowski that they will not bring him back for the 2018 season, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter.

Janikowski spent 18 seasons with the Raiders and holds the franchise scoring record with 1,799 points on 414 field goals and 557 PATs made.

He also holds numerous NFL records including longest field goal in overtime (57 yards), most field goals in one quarter (4), most field goals beyond 50 (55) and 60 (2) yards and most extra points in a Pro Bowl (8).

The former Florida State standout was selected by Oakland with the No. 17 overall pick in the 2000 NFL Draft.

Janikowski was a Pro Bowler and a second-team All-Pro in 2011. He was also a two-time Lou Groza Award winner and consensus All-American in 1998 and 1999.

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