Legendary kicker Sebastian Janikowski is done playing in the NFL.
He decided to hang it up from the league Sunday after an incredible 19 year run, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter. He will go down as one of the greatest kickers to ever play the sport, and finished his career with 436 field goals made.
Sebastian Janikowski told ESPN that, after 19 seasons, he is retiring from NFL at the age of 41: “It was a good run. I still think of the Super Bowl – it still hurts.” He plans to turn into a cab driver, taking his 3 girls to school. Seabass made more $ than any K in NFL history.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) April 28, 2019
According to Spotrac, he made more than $50 million, which is a mind-boggling amount for a guy at his position. (RELATED: Russell Wilson Agree
Let’s also take a moment to remember when he made zero effort to stop a kick return in an all-time great laugh-out-loud moment.
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Now, it’s time for him Janikowski to enjoy retirement and all the money he made during his incredible career. Eventually, the hall of fame is going to come calling, and he’ll be ready to take his place among the greatest players to ever play in the NFL.
Major props to him on a hell of a run.