"It's one of those things you almost have to get out of your own way," Husted said. "Every year, every training camp he's been able to do that better. You have to have the potential, you have to capitalize on the opportunities when they present themselves and there are very few of those. That's 50 percent of it. The other 50 percent is luck. You have to be at the right place at the right time. If Janikowski was healthy this wouldn't have happened."
He said the "ideal situation" for the Norwegian may be to get picked up on the practice squad by one team and spend a year honing his skills _ the same route taken by Australian punter Darren Bennett in the 1990s.