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DAN BAILEY RUMORS & GOSSIP

Dan Bailey: The new PAT requires the same skill set

Dallas Cowboys kicker Dan Bailey has been one of the most accurate kickers in the NFL over the last few seasons. He is not disappointed with the NFL's new rule to move the distance for an extra point from the 2-yard line to the 15-yard line, but he is confused.  "I think there was talk that they wanted to add, quote, 'skill,' to the kick," Bailey told Todd Archer of ESPN.com. "As...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

New PAT Rules Shouldn't Be a Problem for Dan Bailey

The NFL came out today with changes to be made to arguably the least interesting part of a football game: the point-after-touchdown kick from the one. The success rate for this point was over 99%, seemingly too automatic and predictable. It has now been moved to the 15-yard line, a 32-yard field goal with around 90% success, in order to make the kick more exciting.However, this change...
Via Pro Football Spot
1 day ago  |  Discuss

NFL Approves Extra Point Rule Change

At the NFL Owners annual spring meeting a new rule was passed 30-2 in favor of moving the extra point to the 15-yard line from the previous spot of the 2-yard line. The rule change will go into effect this year, so after each TD, the extra point will be a glorified 32-33 yard field goal kick.  This change will put a bit more pressure on kickers to make the extra point. Thankfully...
Via CowboysBlog.Net
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Cowboys kicker Dan Bailey goes on wild ride with Blue Angels

Playing for the Dallas Cowboys is a wild experience of ups and downs. Kicker Dan Bailey went on an even bigger ride this offseason with the Blue Angels at Pensacola Naval Air Station. "Growing up, I've always wanted to come out and take a ride in one of these aircrafts," Bailey told the NFL Network. "It's always been a dream of mine. It's just always something I've had on my bucket...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
April 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Cowboys sign K Dan Bailey to 7-year deal

The Dallas Cowboys have signed kicker Dan Bailey to a new seven-year contract through the 2020 season. Bailey, who originally signed with Dallas as an unrestricted free agent out of Oklahoma State after the 2011 draft, was set to be a restricted free agent. In three seasons with the Cowboys, Bailey has made 91 percent of his field goals (89 of 98) and all 123 extra-point attempts...
Via AP on Fox
January 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Cowboys working towards extension with kicker Dan Bailey

getty images The Dallas Cowboys are in talks with kicker Dan Bailey about a long-term extension according to Brandon George of the Dallas Morning News. In 2010 the Cowboys picked up Bailey as an undrafted free agent and he has gone on to be one of the more reliable kickers in the game. Stephen Jones said Cowboys are in serious contract negotiations right now on a long-term deal for...
Via Tireball.com
January 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Cowboys In “Serious Contract Negotiations” With K Dan Bailey

Cowboys VP Stephen Jones told reporters on Wednesday that they are in “serious contract negotiations” with restricted free agent K Dan Bailey regarding a long-term deal, per Brandon George. Bailey, 25, is one the best young kickers in the league. In 2013, he converted 93.3 percent of his field goal attempts, which was good enough for No. 4 overall in that department. He was...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
January 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Cowboys, free-agent kicker Bailey 'on the same page'

Free agency and the salary cap figures to rob the Dallas Cowboys of some of their talent this offseason. But as it regards Dan Bailey, all parties involved tell Fox Sports Southwest that the NFL system, a Valley Ranch philosophical change and the talents of the standout kicker figure to allow him to carry on as one of the team's most consistent performers. Sources say the parties...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
January 06, 2014  |  Discuss
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