NFL

.

Raiders kicker hits out at rival claims

Published Add your comment

Oakland Raiders kicker Sebastian Janikowski has angrily denied claims made by Jacksonville Jaguars rival Josh Scobee that he is rooting for MLB outfit Oakland Atheltics to miss the play-offs so that the raiders can have full use of the stadium they share.

The rift between the pair started when Scobee told the Florida Times-Union that Janikowski hopes every season that the Athletics miss the play-off so the baseball diamond at the Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum can be removed altogether.

Now has hit back at Scobee over the claims, saying he was fuming over his comments.

"I was pissed off," Janikowski told the San Fran Chronicle on Thursday, insisting Scobee is lying, and that he attends A's games "all the time."

"Whatever he says just blows my mind," he continued. "That didn't happen. Hell no. I just want to let you know. ... I kicked 14 years on it, it really doesn't bother me."

The pair will have the chance to duke it out on the surface in question this weekend when the Raiders take on the Jaguars on Sunday.

Do YOU want to write for GiveMeSport? Get started today by signing-up and submitting an article HERE: http://gms.to/writeforgms

Topics:
Jacksonville Jaguars
Oakland Raiders
NFL

Article Comments

Report author of article

Please let us know if you believe this article is in violation of our editorial policy, please only report articles for one of the following reasons.

Report author

DISCLAIMER

This article has been written by a member of the GiveMeSport Writing Academy and does not represent the views of GiveMeSport.com or SportsNewMedia. The views and opinions expressed are solely that of the author credited at the top of this article. GiveMeSport.com and SportsNewMedia do not take any responsibility for the content of its contributors.

Want more content like this?

Like our GiveMeSport Facebook Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to Facebook, don't ask me again

Follow GiveMeSport on Twitter and you will get this directly to you.

Already Following, don't ask me again

Like our GiveMeSport - NFL Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to G+, don't ask me again