Former Raiders kicker Sebastian Janikowski joins Seahawks

Sebastian Janikowski becomes the second kicker on the Seahawks roster

Sebastian Janikowski becomes the second kicker on the Seahawks roster

The Seahawks added a well-known name to the competition for their kicking job, signing former Raiders Pro-Bowler Sebastian Janikowski Friday.

He went on to enjoy a memorable 17-year run with the Raiders before missing the 2017 season with a back injury.

Janikowski is signing a one-year deal.

The deal comes after Janikowski met with the Seahawks on Tuesday.

The Raiders' all-time leading scorer with 1,799 points, 11th in National Football League history, he played in a franchise-record 268 games, but did not play last season after going on injured reserve in the preseason because of a back injury.

Oakland Raiders kicker Sebastian Janikowski (11) and placeholder Marquette King (7) score a field goal in the first quarter of their National Football League game against the San Diego Chargers at the Coliseum in Oakland, Calif., on Sunday, Oct. 9, 2016. The Polish lefty made 80.4 percent of field-goal attempts and 98.9 percent of extra-point attempts during his 17 seasons with the Raiders. During his tenure in Oakland, Janikowski set an National Football League record with 55 field goals from 50 yards or longer.

The only kicker now on Seattle's roster is Jason Myers, who was signed to a futures contract in January.

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