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Anyone want to talk Kai Forbath?

Discussion in 'Fan Zone' started by Beats_By_Zeke, Jan 1, 2020.

  1. Beats_By_Zeke

    Beats_By_Zeke Well-Known Member

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    I mean, this dude seemed to be the only bright spot the last couple of games. Seemed pretty automatic inside the 40.
    Whole you guys extend him?
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  2. blueblood70

    blueblood70 Well-Known Member

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    its been discussed sure a small short deal..you know kickers dont you remember the time Maher made 11 in row and looked real good lol still need to bring in some TC Kickers and make sure you have list to call this time you dont let the slump go to long..
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  3. aria

    aria Well-Known Member

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    Why not? Sure.
  4. bewp7

    bewp7 Well-Known Member

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    i'd give him a 1 year deal...and bring in competition in camp. i'm not giving any kicker a multi year deal or just handing them the job.
  5. links18

    links18 Well-Known Member

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    Bring him to camp, but also bring competition.
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  6. conner01

    conner01 Well-Known Member

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    His history is streaky, struggles on extra points in streaks too
    Bring him and a couple more to camp along with a few real punter prospects
    Jones has fell off a cliff last couple years
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  7. cowboy_ron

    cowboy_ron You Can't Fix Stupid

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    Only if he's Garrett's replacement
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  8. Alexander

    Alexander What's it going to be then, eh?

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    I am more focused on getting a coach.

    Bring the guy to camp, have a couple of other guys there.

    Let a real ST coach figure it out.

    Not something to really worry about right now if you actually understand it is an issue.
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  9. John813

    John813 Well-Known Member

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    Give him a 1-2 year deal. And bring in another kicker
  10. bodi

    bodi Well-Known Member

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    draft a young guy
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  11. Hot_Toddy

    Hot_Toddy Well-Known Member

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    Yes it was needed. Maher was in a slump and the change needed to be made immediately. Forbath did fantastic for us.

    With that being said. Kicking is 90% between the ears. Most kickers will tell you that.

    It's a matter of confidence. Slumps happen and it is unfortunate that it happened to Maher.

    Someone brought up Hoffman and YES Hoffman was a GREAT coach for these kickers.

    It is my opinion, guys like Hoffman knew how to install confidence and get some of the young kickers out of those slumps.

    These are the details the Cowboys should look at. Some very minor changes can make HUGE differences.
  12. daboyzruleperiod

    daboyzruleperiod ♡☆

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    No doubt he's more clutch with 40 yarders & under than Maher was. But, over his journeyman career, Forbath has shown enough savvy to be reliable for stretches of time, but likely isn’t a viable long-term option for Dallas. He has the tendency to slide, that being the reason he's been let go by so many teams.

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