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Wednesday Round-Up: Sebastian Janikowski Named NFC Special Teams Player Of The Week

Good morning, 12s.

Here's a look at what's 'out there' for today - Wednesday, November 28 - about your Seattle Seahawks:

Janikowski Earns Weekly Honor

After making three field goals in the Seahawks’ Week 12 win at Carolina, including the game-winner as time expired, kicker Sebastian Janikowski has been named NFC Special Teams Player of the Week.

Janikowski drilled a 31-yarder on the final play of the game to give the Seahawks a win that was crucial to their playoff hopes, and that also ended a 10-game home winning streak for the Panthers. Earlier in the game Janikowski made field goals of 33 and 30 yards, both of which tied the score at the time. Sunday’s game-winner was Janikowski’s second this season, having also put the finishing touch on Seattle’s Week 4 win in Arizona. In his first season with the Seahawks, Janikowski has made 15 of 19 field goal attempts with a long of 56 yards, and is a perfect 33 for 33 on extra point attempts. Over the past seven games, Janikowski has just one miss, going 9 for 10 on field goal attempts.

This is Janikowski’s eighth time earning Player of the Week honors, but his first time with the Seahawks. He most recently was named AFC Special Teams Player of the Week in 2012 while kicking for the Raiders. The 40-year-old Janikowski also has the rare distinction of winning this award 18 years after his first Player of the Week selection, which came in Week 9 of the 2000 season when he was a rookie.

Social Post Of The Day

Today's 'Social Post of the Day' comes from Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson, who sends well wishes to Big Lo, one of the team's most dedicated fans who is undergoing emergency surgery Wednesday after losing sight in his right eye.

More From Around The Web

Seahawks.com's John Boyle details a few of the off-the-field passions Seahawks players will represent this week as part of the NFL's 'My Cause, My Cleats' campaign and answers questions from the fans in his latest Twitter Q&A.

The Seahawks announced Joshua Villarino of Ballard High School as this season's final CenturyLink Athlete of the Week.

Bob Condotta at the Seattle Times highlights this past Sunday's play of defensive tackle Nazair Jones.

Mike Vorel at the Seattle Times shares how defensive end Jacob Martin got ready for his rookie season.

Gregg Bell at the Tacoma News Tribune recaps Russell Wilson's weekly visit to Seattle Children's Hospital.

John Clayton at 710Sports.com says we're watching Pete Carroll's best season as Seahawks head coach.

Danny O'Neil at 710Sports.com identifies three things we learned from the Seahawks' Week 12 win at Carolina.

The Athletic breaks down receiver Tyler Lockett's high-impact season for the Seahawks.

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