Janikowski punts for Raiders' injured Lechler

Janikowski punts for Raiders' injured Lechler
December 19, 2010, 11:03 pm
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Dec. 19, 2010GUTIERREZ ARCHIVERAIDERS PAGE RAIDERS VIDEOPaul GutierrezCSNCalifornia.com

3:10 p.m. UPDATE -- Shane Lechler has since resumed punting duties for the Raiders.

OAKLAND -Raiders five-time All-Pro punter Shane Lechler was shaken up on a latesecond quarter punt and was replaced by placekicker SebastianJanikowski.

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Nothing was announced in the press box but a radio report said Lechlersuffered a calf injury covering his lone punt of the first halfOn his lone punt of the first half, the left-footed Janikowskis33-yard line drive bounded off Denver returner SydQuan Thompson andwas recovered by Hiram Eugene.Lechler returned as Janikowskis holder for his game-tying 49-yard field goal with 1:07 remaining in the half. Janikowski is practicing punts on the field at the half as the Raiders and Broncos are tied 17-17.What's your take? Email Paul and let him know. He may use it in his Mailbag.