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COWBOYS PACKERS GAME 14 RECAP: Dallas Cowboys mystified by meltdown | Postgame injury update | Dan Bailey

ARLINGTON, Texas – Every Dallas Cowboys defender had the same mystified expression on his face – and understandably so. The Cowboys’ much-maligned defense went into halftime having allowed three points and 132 yards of offense Sunday against Green Bay. Two hours later, they were addressing the issue of how they had allowed 301 second half […]

IN THE CLUTCH: Dallas Cowboys kicker Dan Bailey’s 6th game-winner will always be memorable

IRVING, Texas – He had four as a rookie last year. Now, he’s added two this season. One might think Dan Bailey is getting used to kicking game-winning field goals. But even after his sixth career game-winner on Sunday, a 40-yarder that gave the Cowboys an emotional 20-19 win over the Bengals, Bailey said the […]

SPOTLIGHT ON SPECIAL TEAMS: Seattle Seahawks returner Leon Washington a test for Dan Bailey, Chris Jones

IRVING, Texas – With star collegiate players taking over special teams roles and a hodge-podge of talent taking the field, the beginning of the season is typically difficult on special teams coverage. Sometimes, the best way to make up for the newly-formed coverage groups is with precision in the kicking game. Against a great returner […]

COWBOYS GOLDEN FOOT: Versatile Dan Bailey ready for full kickoff duty, too

IRVING, Texas — Remember last year’s final cuts and how the Cowboys were picking among five kickers? Yep, five. Shayne Graham, Dave Rayner, David Buehler, Dan Bailey and Kai Forbath were on hand, though Forbath was on the physically unable to perform list at the time. Graham got hurt. Rayner missed a kick. Buehler was […]

HIGH POINTS: Dallas Cowboys K Dan Bailey likes the grass in California

Dan Bailey has had a perfect preseason – 3-for-3 on field goals, 2-for-2 on extra points – and he drilled a 49-yard field goal Saturday night against the Chargers. So he’s ready for the regular season, right? Surely he doesn’t need to kick any more in preseason. “I just enjoy playing,” he said. “So any […]

POSTGAME VIDEOS: Jason Garrett | Jerry Jones | Dan Bailey | Bonus videos

Garrett Press Conference: Monday Jason Garrett speaks to the media and answers questions about his decision making in the final minute of regulation in Arizona. . Listen to the The Jerry Jones Show: Dec. 6, 2011 Jerry Jones speaks to The Fan out his Dallas Cowboys loss in Arizona. .   Check out these other […]

ROOKIE CONNECTIONS: Dan Bailey wins another one for the ‘Boys

  Rookie kicker Dan Bailey has been money all season, making 24 in a row and 25-of-26. That includes his 39-yard overtime field goal that beat the Redskins on Sunday. “You’ve just got to go out there and execute it when you’re supposed to,” Bailey said. “It’s not all me. I’ve got good blocking and […]

Dallas Cowboys kicker Dan Bailey has a busy day

Star-Telegram/Ron Jenkins Dallas Cowboys kicker Dan Bailey (5) hits a field goal in the 4th quarter. The Buffalo Bills lost to the Dallas Cowboys 44-7 at Cowboys Stadium . Dan Bailey hadn’t had this much fun since his days at Oklahoma State. The rookie placekicker was one of the busiest guys on the field Sunday, […]

ROOKIE IMPACT: Dallas Cowboys kicker Dan Bailey has made 19 in a row

Dan Bailey now holds the club record for consecutive field goals made by a rookie after connecting on a 42-yarder and a pair of 20-yarders Sunday. Bailey, who has made 19 consecutive field-goal attempts, now sits third on the Cowboys’ all-time list after passing Nick Folk and Richie Cunningham. Bailey trails only Chris Boniol, who made […]

KICKERS: Dallas Cowboy Dan Bailey nails FGs | Buehler wants to resume kickoffs

Dallas Cowboys kicker David Buehler IRVING, Texas — Rookie Dan Bailey has made 14 straight field goals since missing a 21-yarder in Week 2 against San Francisco. Overall, he’s 15 of 16. David Buehler knows Bailey has an iron grip on place-kicking duties right now. After missing the last three games with a strained groin, […]

Dallas Cowboys Dan Bailey, Felix Jones up for NFL player of the week awards

Cowboys placekicker Dan Bailey and running back Felix Jones are among the nominees for player of the week honors in the NFL. Bailey, who made six field goals in the Cowboys’ 18-16 victory against the Washington Redskins on Monday night, is a nominee for the Pepsi NFL Rookie of the Week. He’s up against receiver […]

Jason Witten On Dallas Cowboys, Tony Romo, and Dan Bailey (video)

Click on picture to watch the Witten postgame interview with ESPN in Dallas. Jason Witten speaks with Stuart Scott, Trent Dilfer and Steve Young about the Cowboys win, Tony Romo’s health and rookie kicker Dan Bailey after the Cowboys win over the Redskins    

THE GAMES THIRD PHASE: Danny McCray still the Dallas Cowboys special teams ace

If you break down the last five seasons of league leaders when it comes to special teams tackles, the Cowboys had only one player that finished in the top five and that was Sam Hurd in 2010 with 19 tackles. The other seasons, the club has not had a player finish better than 28th. New […]

BEHIND THE LINES: This Dallas man, Jordan Woy has flown largely under the public’s radar (Special Feature)

Eavesdrop on Jordan Woy’s flurry of phone conversations on any given day, or peek at his endless trail of texts, and you’d be hard-pressed to guess what he does for a living. That’s him crunching numbers and talking contracts from his high-rise office overlooking Turtle Creek Boulevard in Dallas. Must be a lawyer, or a […]

EXTENDING THE DRIVE: Garrett talks about decision to run Murray before Bailey kick

As the Cowboys were moving into position for the game-winning field goal, they leaned on DeMarco Murray. Playing in his second game since coming back from a six-week layoff because of a sprained foot, Murray delivered two first-down runs that let the Cowboys get closer and gave them a chance to run down the clock […]

DEPTH CHART MOVE: Dallas Cowboy Dan Connor listed ahead of Bruce Carter

PHOTO: Dallas Cowboys linebacker Bruce Carter (54) and Philadelphia Eagles defensive back Brandon Hughes (27) get into a tussle during the second half of game between the Dallas Cowboys and Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday, October 30, 2011 The Dallas Cowboys released their first unofficial depth chart in advance of Monday’s preseason opener against the Raiders. […]

INJURED RESERVE: Dallas Cowboys kicker David Buehler reinjures his groin | Bailey ready | Roster move

Cowboys kickoff specialist David Buehler reinjured his groin late in Wednesday’s practice, prompting his move to injured reserve Thursday, coach Jason Garrett said. Buehler did not appear on the injury report Wednesday. “David has been working through an injury really all year long,” Garrett said. “We felt like it was important for us to give […]

Dallas Cowboys kicker Bailey wins NFC special teams player of the week

He started out as the quiet, rookie kicker who was anything but a household name. But after making six field goals Monday night against the Redskins, including the game-winning kick to lift Dallas to an 18-16 win, which followed two clutch kicks to beat San Francisco the week before, Dan Bailey is certainly making a […]

INJURY UPDATE: Bailey Will Kick Off If Buehler (Groin) Can’t

IRVING, Texas — Kicker David Buehler (groin) is the latest addition to the Cowboys’ extensive injury report, having practiced on a limited basis Friday. That said, there’s a chance the Cowboys will keep one kicker active — rookie Dan Bailey — for the first time season. Bailey handled only place kicks in the first two […]

Jason Garrett says kick to tie the game was Bailey’s all the way

Cowboys coach Jason Garrett said there was no question Dan Bailey was going  to be the kicker on the 48-yard field goal to tie the game, even though he had  missed a 21-yarder in the first quarter. The Cowboys could have turned to kickoff specialist David Buehler, who has a  reputation for a strong leg […]

Practice observations: CB Scandrick; K Bailey keeps heat on Buehler

Dallas Cowboys safety Andrew Sendejo (36) knocks off the helmet of San Diego Chargers player C.J. Wallace (26) as Dante Hughes looks on as they practiced special teams during an afternoon practice, on August 19, 2011. // Published 19 August 2011 08:40 PM Early in team drills, NT Josh Brent  and DE Sean Lissemore both penetrated […]

EXPECT EXTRA-LONG EXTRA POINT: NFL owners approve PAT rule changes for 2015 season | Kickers moved back 15 yards | Defensive scoring opportunity created

The NFL has been tinkering with the PAT in hopes of making it a more difficult and therefore entertaining play for spectators. 

2014-2015 GAME 8 RECAP: Washington vs. Dallas | Tuesday’s Monday Morning Quarterback Report | In-Depth insider viewpoints and analysis of the Cowboys loss | Game takeaways and talking points | Moving on to the next game

ARLINGTON, Texas – The capacity crowd at AT&T Stadium buzzed when Tony Romo returned to the Cowboys’ sideline – it downright roared when he returned to the field in a tie game.

2014-2015 GAME 8 RECAP: Washington vs. Dallas | Halloween Heartbreaker | ‘skins snap streak | Redskins edge Cowboys in OT; 20-17 | OLB Justin Durant likely lost; Romo returns with contusion | Postgame audio and analysis

It was bad, ugly really … and it could have been a whole lot worse.