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With Dan Bailey establishing himself as one of the more reliable kickers the Cowboys have had in recent memory, and David Buehler struggling to get healthy after suffering a nagging groin injury, on Thursday the team opted to send Buehler to the injured reserve, a move that will end the USC product’s 2011 season.
The team also re-signed offensive guard Daniel Loper, who was cut last week when punter Chris Jones was signed, the latest chapter in the great kicker/punter shuffle of 2011.
"We feel like the punter and the kicker are really important positions," head coach Jason Garrett explained on Wednesday, per the Dallas Morning News. "A lot of people might want to say, 'Oh, it's not worth it to deal with this kicker or punter situation like we have.' We feel like those are valuable positions on our football team and they certainly can make the difference-making plays in a game. We have to manage through the injuries that these guys have had and do the bes...
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Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones sounded off on David Buehler, one day after the kicker was placed on injured reserve.
“Let me just say this, I’m frustrated because you would expect players to - and I understand injuries - but he has known all along how to prepare and how to get into shape and how to prepare himself and be ready to be a kicker,” Jones said. “It’s frustrating...
Cowboys’ owner Jerry Jones has been David Buehler’s greatest defender throughout this season, so perhaps it’s fitting that, after Buehler was placed on the injured reserve, ending his season earlier this week, Jones became one of the kickoff specialist’s more outspoken critics.
Jones discussed Buehler’s place on the team, and the groin injury that ended his season, in...
A very hot topic around Cowboy Nation has been the debate of whether or not the Dallas Cowboys should have two kickers on their active 53 man roster. Well, it seems that question has been unfortunately answered by a season ending injury. Specialty kicker David Buehler has re-aggravated his groin injury and been placed on Injured Reserve.The third year kicker was only on the team...
Cowboys owner Jerry Jones is laying into the team’s injured kicker, David Buehler. On Wednesday Buehler aggravated the groin injury that has been plaguing him this season, and on Thursday the Cowboys put Buehler on injured reserve. Then, on his 105.3 FM radio show on Friday, Jones suggested that the injury was all Buehler’s fault…
The list of guys you don't want to irritate if you're a Cowboys player starts and ends with Jerry Jones. Unfortunately, that's exactly kicker David Buehler's gone and done.
Cowboys kicker David Buehler was placed on injured reserve Wednesday with a groin injury he re-aggravated in Thursday's practice.
The Dallas Cowboys have placed kicker David Buehler on injured reserve because of a groin injury, ending his season.
The move was made Thursday, a day after Buehler re-aggravated the injury. The kickoff specialist had been back for only two games after missing the previous four.
With Buehler limited at the start of the season because of the injury, rookie Dan Bailey took over kicking...
The Dallas Cowboys placed kicker David Buehler on injured reserve Thursday due to a groin problem.
The Dallas Cowboys have placed kicker David Buehler on injured reserve because of a groin injury, ending his season. The move was made Thursday, a day after Buehler re-aggravated the injury. The kickoff specialist had been back for only two games after missing the previous four. With Buehler limited at the start of the season because of the injury, rookie Dan Bailey took over kicking field goals.
The Cowboys have kept two kickers on the roster all year even though the healthy one (Dan Bailey) has kicked very well. That silliness ended on Thursday, when the team placed David Buehler on injured reserve. It turns out Buehler re-injured his groin at practice Wednesday. Bailey has hit 20-of-21 field goals with Buehler hurt.
It may be a little late, what with Dan Bailey proving himself a very capable NFL kicker and all, but place kicker Kai Forbath has been cleared to practice after being taken off the non-football injury list on Tuesday.
Interestingly, he is one of two kickers on the Cowboys roster to have won the Lou Groza Award, as the nation’s best collegiate kicker, the other being the aforementioned...