Why David Buehler Is Right Man for Dallas Cowboys’ Kicking Job

June 1, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Many fans, and more than a few sports personalities, have been ringing the alarm bell ever since Dallas announced that David Buehler would inherit the job of kicking field goals for the Cowboys.  This concern over having a reliable kicker may be justified, as a top-notch kicker is of extreme value to a football team, as evidenced by this study .
And to be sure, at this point, Buehler has offered little or nothing to give the fans a warm and fuzzy feeling about his ability to kick a football straight while being rushed hard by 11 angry men.  Far, oh yes.  The man can do far.
Accurately?  Ah...well...therein lies the rub, doesn’t it?
Fear not my friends, for history teaches us much, if only we are willing to listen and learn.
Before the 1992 season, an ever-improving Cowboys squad looked primed and ready for a division title and a run deep into the playoffs.  Dallas was young, talented, fast, deep, and well-coached by Jimmy Johnson ...

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