Found December 06, 2011 on Football Nation:
Welcome in out of the cold and to another edition of the NFL awards, week 13 edition. This week, the Packers keep winning, Jason Garrett ices a kicker...HIS OWN kicker, and Brett Favre ruins it for everybody. On with the show... The "if we make it through December" award goes to the Dallas Cowboys It's been this way for years. The Cowboys look like they might be ready to finally break through and get somewhere in life, and then December hits and they forget how to play football. History repeated itself in Arizona on Sunday. Big thanks to Mighty Merle Haggard for presenting the award, since it was named after one of his most popular songs. Now if you'll excuse me, I'll be cowering in the corner in fear over another lost Cowboys December... The "suck for Luck (AKA the Peyton Manning Memorial Award)" goes to the Indianapolis Colts We would never be ones to shovel dirt on the career of a first-ballot NFL Hall Of Famer, but frankly, the ho-hum attitude ...

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Here’s something you don’t see everyday in the NFL.Dallas Cowboys head coach Jason Garrett iced his own kicker on Sunday in Dallas’ loss to the Arizona Cardinals, by calling a timeout immediately before kicker Dan Bailey was set to attempt a … [visit site to read more]Cowboys coach Garrett “ices” own kicker in loss - The Jet Press - The Jet Press - A New York Jets Fan...
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