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Cowboys K Dan Bailey ties club record with seventh game-winning field goal

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  1. MissouriCowboy

    MissouriCowboy Active Member

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    By Rainer Sabin / Reporter
    rsabin@dallasnews.com
    10:44 pm on December 16, 2012 | Permalink
    ARLINGTON — It took nine seasons for former Cowboys kicker Rafael Septien to establish a club record with seven game-winning field goals. Dan Bailey has already tied that mark in his second NFL campaign. Bailey made a 21-yard try in overtime, lifting the Cowboys to a 27-24 victory over Pittsburgh.

    “You always enjoy those moments,” Bailey said. “Every game it’s very rare that you get a lot of opportunities. The more chances you can have to get out there and help the team out the better. And it’s always fun to put the final points on the board.”

    Earlier in the game, Bailey converted a 50-yard attempt and has now connected on 27 of 29 tries this season

    http://cowboysblog.dallasnews.com/2...h-game-winning-field-goal-of-his-career.html/
  2. trueblue1687

    trueblue1687 Well-Known Member

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    Nice to have a trustworthy kicker for awhile. Made all the calls for re-signing Nick Foulk seem like a memory. :)
  3. theogt

    theogt Surrealist Zone Supporter

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    This guy is incredible. He's always been crazy accurate, but this year his leg strength has improved drastically with no drop off in accuracy whatsoever.
  4. aikemirv

    aikemirv Well-Known Member

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    It is crazy that in 2 years he has had 7 GW kicks. Way too many close games. We are minus 11 in points differential for the year. That is incredible in and of itself.
  5. MissouriCowboy

    MissouriCowboy Active Member

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    Agree. Never thought about him having 7 gw kicks,:bow:
  6. tommydo08

    tommydo08 Member

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    He is obviously a big factor in a good portion of our victories.
  7. Seven

    Seven Messenger to the football Gods

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    I'm gettin' his jersey............ :D
  8. Risen Star

    Risen Star Likes Collector Zone Supporter

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    Anybody think he could have made the 61 yarder?
  9. SDCowboy85

    SDCowboy85 Well-Known Member

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    I wouldn't have been shocked. He's that good.
  10. Hostile

    Hostile Peace Zone Supporter

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    I will praise the right guy, Tony Romo's 18th (club record) 4th Quarter Comeback or OT victory.
  11. Denim Chicken

    Denim Chicken Well-Known Member

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    Don’t’ know, but he thought he could. I read he was pushing for Garrett to let him kick. Gotta like that confidence.
  12. SDCowboy85

    SDCowboy85 Well-Known Member

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    Impossible! :laugh2:
  13. Seven

    Seven Messenger to the football Gods

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    Me too........the team. This is the best the Cowboys have looked all season, IMO. Especially with the athletes fielded.


    Thing is........Do the Stealers suck that bad? Or..........dare I say it?
  14. MissouriCowboy

    MissouriCowboy Active Member

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    Garrett has Tomlin psyched out
  15. joseephuss

    joseephuss Well-Known Member

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    Strange, I read last week that Bailey had not made a significant FG in his career.

    That is the NFL. Lots of close games by most teams.
  16. DallasCowpoke

    DallasCowpoke Fierce Allegiance

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    It's a good and bad thing. Having to rely on FG's to win games isn't really indicative of a great team.
  17. joseephuss

    joseephuss Well-Known Member

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    It is happening to every team in the NFL. Parity has made this a very competitive league.

    And Dallas didn't have to rely on it yesterday. They could have gone for the TD.

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