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  1. Jason Garrett's judgment was 50-50

    Calvin Watkins

    When Dallas Cowboys coach Jason Garrett elected to have kicker Dan Bailey attempt a 49-yard field goal on Sunday vs. Arizona, the odds were even that the kick was going to be good. According to Elias Sports Bureau, the average conversion on 49-yar...

    Blog | December 05, 2011
  2. Jerry Jones: 'It's called finishing'

    Calvin Watkins

    EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- The Cowboys blew a 14-point fourth-quarter lead, eventually losing to the New York Jets, 27-24, on a Nick Folk 50-yard field goal with 27 seconds left to play in the game. This was not how coach Jason Garrett figured his t...

    Blog | September 12, 2011
  3. Dallas Cowboys' search for reliable kicker continues

    Calvin Watkins

    Sunday's practice generates worry in Cowboys' long search for reliable kicker.

    Story | Conversation | August 14, 2011
  4. Suisham thankful for chance with Steelers

    Calvin Watkins

    ARLINGTON, Tex. -- The life of a NFL kicker is a strange one. You can be a hero or a goat. You can be called washed up or be called reliable. Shaun Suisham is now considered reliable as he kicks for the Pittsburgh Steelers. But Suisham's 20...

    Blog | February 02, 2011
  5. Are there concerns about David Buehler?

    Calvin Watkins

    The Cowboys' 33-20 victory over the Giants on Sunday raised some issues regarding kicker David Buehler. For the day, Buehler went two-of-three on field goal tries, but he pushed a 34-yarder in the fourth quarter wide right and his point-after atte...

    Blog | November 15, 2010
  6. David Buehler has confidence

    Calvin Watkins

    IRVING -- The season is here, finally, and there are a few new players at some key positions for the Cowboys. One of them is kicker David Buehler. Forget the fact he's a strong kickoff guy, NFL-high 29 touchbacks last season. Making field goals is...

    Blog | September 06, 2010
  7. Dallas Cowboys still face uncertainty in kicking game with David ...

    Calvin Watkins

    Despite support for Buehler, uncertainty lingers for Cowboys' kicking game.

    Story | Conversation | August 26, 2010
  8. Still more work for David Buehler

    Calvin Watkins

    OXNARD, Calif. -- David Buehler has made six-of-seven field goal attempts this preseason. He's five-for-five from under 40 yards. But nobody wants to give Buehler the place kickers job. Wade Phillips was happy with Buehler, but wanted to see more...

    Blog | August 15, 2010
  9. Patrick Crayton working at holder

    Calvin Watkins

    SAN ANTONIO -- We've always told you the NFL is about backup plans, and the Cowboys are preparing for a backup holder. Yes, Mat McBriar is still the holder and Tony Romo can do it as well, like he did last year when Nick Folk asked for a change. ...

    Blog | July 26, 2010
  10. Dallas Cowboys Mailbag: Concerns continue for secondary, kicker

    Calvin Watkins

    Cowboys Mailbag: Concerns linger at secondary, kicker, and what's Dez Bryant's role?

    Story | Conversation | June 25, 2010
  11. Mini-mailbag: Williams better than Crayton?

    Calvin Watkins

    While cleaning up our Cowboys mailbag, we found two good leftover questions: Q: What position do you think is the weakest on the Dallas Cowboys? Reza Zadeh (El Paso) A: We could say left tackle and maybe safety, but kicker is the issue. Last se...

    Blog | June 21, 2010
  12. Stover available if Buehler doesn't pan out

    Calvin Watkins

    Many of you are concerned about the kicking game. It's understandable after the Nick Folk (NFL-high 10 missed field goals) meltdown and how Shaun Suisham missed two field goal tries in the postseason that finding a placekicker is a high priority....

    Blog | June 16, 2010
  13. Mat McBriar is ready to become holder

    Calvin Watkins

    IRVING -- With four games remaining in the 2009 regular season, quarterback Tony Romo took over as the holder for Mat McBriar. The holder position became a sensitive subject around Valley Ranch last year when kicker Nick Folk complained about McBr...

    Blog | June 11, 2010
  14. David Buehler is the kicker. Should the Cowboys worry?

    Calvin Watkins

    Last season the field goal kicker was the only negative you could find with the Cowboys. Nick Folk missed a NFL-high 10 field goal attempts and Shaun Suisham, who replaced him went 2-of-3 in the regular season, but his two missed field goals in th...

    Blog | May 14, 2010
  15. Weekly mailbag: Dallas Cowboys had other needs, but Dez Bryant wa...

    Calvin Watkins

    Cowboys mailbag: Why draft a receiver? Dez Bryant was to good to pass up.

    Story | Conversation | April 25, 2010
  16. Tony Romo playing soccer isn't a big deal

    Calvin Watkins

    TMZ has video of Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo playing soccer. That's nice. Romo plays indoor soccer every year. EVERY YEAR. In fact, one year he played with former kicker Nick Folk and current teammate Bobby Carpenter. Romo also plays in a YMC...

    Blog | March 06, 2010