VIDEO: Sebastian Janikowski's 63-Yard Field Goal Ties NFL Record

It's been a record-breaking set of Monday Night Football games to open the season, thanks to two prolific passing performances in one matchup and a strong-legged kicker in the other. Just before the half of Monday night's matchup between the Denver Broncos and Oakland Raiders, Sebastian Janikowski trotted out for a 63-yard field goal attempt. Because of course he did. This is the same man who's been sent out for 70-plus-yard attempts. It's his thing.

Except this time around, Janikowski's kick was true, and perhaps had a bit more room to spare. It says something when his kick is the best highlight of the half, but hey: welcome to Broncos and Raiders football.

Video is after the jump.

Via SportsGrid

To be fair, this is Denver, and two of the three 63-yard field goals in NFL history took place in Denver. Thin air makes the ball travel farther, and it was only a matter of time before Janikowski unleashed a booming kick. It doesn't make it any less impressive, either.

For more on the Raiders head over to Silver and Black Pride. For more on the Broncos, check out Mile High Report. Follow the rest week one of the regular season at SB Nation NFL.

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