Found December 09, 2012 on Fox Sports Southwest:
It never seems to be easy for the Dallas Cowboys and it was another improbable finish on Sunday. The Bengals led 19-10 entering the final quarter but the visiting Cowboys rallied for a 20-19 last-second victory, keeping their playoff hopes alive. Here are my thoughts on the Cowboys seventh win of the season. 1.) How valuable is Dan Bailey? The quiet Cowboys kicker is easily forgotten but hes as clutch as anyone on the roster. Bailey buried the game-winner from 40 yards away Sunday and probably no one on the team was surprised. Outside of a missed 51-yarder in Baltimore, the second-year standout has been at his best in pressure situations this season. Bailey is 23-of-25 (92 percent) on field goals and 27-for-27 on extra points. Cowboys coach Jason Garrett was extremely conservative after the Cowboys got within 40 yards even though critics were probably screaming for a couple more plays to make the attempt more manageable. Bailey walked on, put his head down and made his coach look ...
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