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News: DC.COM Still Confident Jones: Buehler Has "A Lot Of Rope" At Kicker

Discussion in 'News Zone' started by BrAinPaiNt, Sep 17, 2010.

  1. BrAinPaiNt

    BrAinPaiNt Looking down on you Staff Member

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    Rob Phillips

    IRVING, Texas - Cowboys owner/general manager Jerry Jones badly wanted those three points before David Buehler missed a 34-yard field goal attempt in last Sunday's 13-7 loss to the Washington Redskins.

    But he doesn't want a new kicker.

    Jones said Monday that Buehler's job security has "a lot of rope" as he enters the second regular-season place-kicking duties of his career Sunday against the Chicago Bears. The NFL's touchback leader last year as a rookie kickoff specialist, Buehler earned the full-time kicking job by making 10 of 11 preseason attempts, including 4-of-4 and the winning 31-yarder in the exhibition finale against the Miami Dolphins.

    LINK to article
  2. DCBoysfan

    DCBoysfan Hardwork and Dedication Zone Supporter

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    That miss was big, he has a lot of rope until he misses another similar kick then that rope is going to get shorter.
  3. NorTex

    NorTex Well-Known Member

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    The miss was so early in the game that it had little consequence in the overall scheme of things. Now, the Choice fumble, that's another matter entirely! :bang2:
  4. DallasGirl50

    DallasGirl50 New Member

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    All kickers miss but 34 yards should be a chip shot for an NFL kicker. And combined with the fact that he wasn't kicking FG's last year and this will be his first year with the job..well to me it was a big fail on his part. That kick was important. Real important.
  5. Doomsay

    Doomsay Well-Known Member

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    Stephen can't take over fast enough.
  6. DallasGirl50

    DallasGirl50 New Member

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    I've been thinking that myself for a few years.

    Jerry has been in "positive" mode all week.

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