Dan Bailey: Why Bailey Is the Dallas Cowboys Most Underrated Player

December 19, 2012   ·     ·   Jump to comments

It’s time for Dallas Cowboys kicker Dan Bailey to receive some well-deserved recognition.
For a long time, the Cowboys were searching for a solid and consistent kicker.
They have finally found their man.
Over the years, the Cowboys have sent a laundry list of kickers onto the field with one simple instruction—kick a field goal. Accomplishing this simple task seemed nearly impossible. To a kicker’s credit, a field goal takes skill, knowledge and ice running through the veins.
The majority of Cowboys' kickers lacked one, if not all of these necessary skills.
Former Cowboys kicker David Buehler was supposed to be the man for the job. After the revolving-door of players before him, Buehler was ready to take the reins.
The result was the same—another failed kicker.
During the second game of the 2011 season, the Cowboys were visiting the San Francisco 49ers and Bailey received his opportunity. The Cowboys took the opening possession ...

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