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NFL Sep 14, 2017

Giorgio Tavecchio Es Jugador De La Semana

El pateador de los Raiders, Giorgio Tavecchio, fue designado Jugador de la Semana en Equipos Especiales de la AFC.
CSN Bay Area Sep 13, 2017

Raiders' Tavecchio named AFC Special Teams Player of the Week

Following his Week 1 performance against the Tennessee Titans, Oakland Raiders kicker Giorgio Tavecchio has been named the AFC Special Teams Player of the Week.Stat
Denver Post Sep 13, 2017
Giorgio Tavecchio sticks with NFL dream and kicks way to history with Raiders

Giorgio Tavecchio sticks with NFL dream and kicks way to history with Raiders

Giorgio Tavecchio was ready to give up his dreams of kicking in the NFL and take a business job in London.
NFL Sep 13, 2017

Kicker Giorgio Tavecchio: "For Me It's About The Team"

Oakland Raiders kicker Giorgio Tavecchio met with the media Wednesday to recap his big performance on Sunday.
Silver And Black Pride Sep 13, 2017
Raiders reigning Special Teams POW Giorgio Tavecchio was ‘pretty close’ to quitting football prior to this season ‘like a movie’

Raiders reigning Special Teams POW Giorgio Tavecchio was ‘pretty close’ to quitting football prior to this season ‘like a movie’

“We’re really proud of him for the grit, the perseverance, staying the course.” If you’re a Bay Area native or a Raiders fan, the name Giorgio Tavecchio is one you’re pretty familiar with. The Italian born kicker played at Cal for four seasons from 2008 to 2011. A couple years after that, he spent four straight offseasons with the Raiders. In Tavecchio’s first bout with the Raiders, he spent a grand total of four days on the team. They signed him for the final preseason game, he went 3 for 3 in the game and the team waived him the day after the game. Little did Tavecchio know at...

Raiders’ Tavecchio earns AFC special teams honor

Raiders kicker Giorgio Tavecchio was named AFC Special Teams Player of the Week on Wednesday, in the wake of his four-field goal performance in Sunday’s 26-16 victory over Tennessee. Tavecchio, a 27-year-old rookie and Cal alum, became the first kicker in NFL history to make two field-goal attempts of 50-plus yards in his debut. He converted from 20, 52, 52 and 43 yards in Oakland’s win over the Titans. Tavecchio’s improbable emergence created so much media interest, he followed quarterback Derek Carr to the press-conference podium Wednesday at the...
Silver And Black Pride Sep 13, 2017
Raiders K Giorgio Tavecchio wins AFC Special Teams Player of the Week for week one

Raiders K Giorgio Tavecchio wins AFC Special Teams Player of the Week for week one

Giorgio Tavecchio was named the Raiders season opening kicker, replacing Sebastian Janikowski who was sent in Injury Reserve with a back injury. Tavecchio grabbed ahold of the job, going 4 for 4 on field goals and 2 for 2 on extra points in the team’s season opening win over the Titans and has been named the AFC Special Teams player of the week for his performance. Among those field goals were two 52-yarders, making Tavecchio the first kicker in NFL history to make two field goals of 50 yards or more in his debut. He also had a 43-yarder with just over a minute left in the game which put...
East Bay Times Sep 13, 2017
Giorgio Tavecchio named AFC Special Teams Player of the Week

Giorgio Tavecchio named AFC Special Teams Player of the Week

For his record-setting NFL debut Sunday, Raiders’ kicker Giorgio Tavecchio has been named the AFC Special Teams Player of the Week. The 27-year-old Tavecchio became the first kicker in league history to make two 50-plus-yard field goals in his regular-season debut in Oakland’s 26-16 win over the Tennessee Titans. He also made field goals of […]
NFL Sep 13, 2017

Giorgio Tavecchio Named AFC Special Teams Player Of The Week

Oakland Raiders kicker Giorgio Tavecchio has been named the AFC Special Teams Player of the Week.
East Bay Times Sep 13, 2017
Meet Giorgio Tavecchio, the unconventional Raiders’ new kicker

Meet Giorgio Tavecchio, the unconventional Raiders’ new kicker

Giorgio Tavecchio, the Raiders sudden star four years in the making, is about as unconventional as it gets by typical NFL standards.
NFL Sep 12, 2017

Bridgestone Elite Performance Moment Of The Week: Regular Season Week 1

Giorgio Tavecchio's third quarter field goal is this week's Bridgestone Elite Performance Moment of the Week.
NFL Sep 11, 2017

From The Practice Squad To Making NFL History, Giorgio Tavecchio Enjoys Strong NFL Debut

It's been quite the ride for kicker Giorgio Tavecchio, and Sunday is a day he won't soon forget.

Raiders: This & that ... stats & facts

Number of the day 14 Points scored by Giorgio Tavecchio in his NFL debut, a total Sebastian Janikowski — the man Tavecchio replaced on the roster — has surpassed only seven times in his 269-game career. The Campolindo-Moraga and Cal alum had field goals of 20, 52, 52 and 43 yards in addition to two extra points. Tavecchio is the first kicker since the 1970 merger to have two 50-yarders in his first game. Next game The Raiders play their home opener Sunday against quarterback Josh McCown, left, and the hapless Jets, who were held to 214 yards total offense in their 21-12 loss to Buffalo...
CSN Bay Area Sep 10, 2017

Tavecchio caps 'a great week of life' with four FGs in his NFL debut

NASHVILLE, Tenn. Giorgio Tavecchio has a typical autumn Sunday routine. Hell go to mass in the morning and watch spots the rest of the day. Catching an Inter Milan soccer game comes first. That is, after all, his hometown team. Then its on to the NFL slate, with a keen eye on the Raiders. The dog gets a walk at some point, and his Moraga neighbors get some company.Thats the simple life, Tavecchio said. Im an old soul.And an emotional one. Thats why eyes welled after a major change in his Sunday routine and one his very best days.
East Bay Times Sep 10, 2017
Giorgio Tavecchio gets his kicks in Raider’ season-opening win

Giorgio Tavecchio gets his kicks in Raider’ season-opening win

Giorgio Tavecchio converted four field goal attempts and two extra points as the Raiders beat the Tennessee Titans 26-16 to open the regular season.

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