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Brett Maher, the first player in NFL history to miss four extra points in a playoff game

Not Everyone On The Dallas Cowboys Roster Started The Game Against The Tampa Bay Buccaneers So Well

Brett Maher missed all three of his field goal attempts in the first half of the game wild card round between dallas cowboys why tampa bay buccaneersand another in the second half, setting a new negative record for nfl, According to Elias Sports Bureau.

loss dallas cowboys They started their away games well Raymond James Stadium before tampa bay buccaneers, Divisional Champion nfc on, guided by the quarterback dak prescottloss cowboy He scored three touchdowns on consecutive unanswered drives from the locals during the first half.

However, on-field dominance wasn’t entirely reflected on the scoreboard, thanks to the placekicker Dallas, Maher He missed extra point attempts for all three touchdowns, becoming the first player in league history to miss three extra point attempts in a playoff game.

However, things didn’t stop there. Early in the third period, after another touchdown by cowboy, Maher He went down the field again to attempt a fourth extra point, a kick that missed, tying his league record.

prescott resented the mistakes of Maher by whipping his helmet into the bench area cowboys, After a missed third for the 33-year-old placekicker. In the first half, the quarterback gathered 209 yards, two touchdown passes and other rushing personnel, which is a great way to kick off the playoffs. Dallas, At the beginning of the third quarter, he Michael Gallup,

first score of the game in the first quarter Dak Prescott and Dalton Schultz for a 22-yard score. the second one was thanks for the haul prescott One yard On that occasion the kick went wide of the right. And finally Maher failed again after another score from Schulz, As before, his kick went wide to the left.

first hit of Maher He reached his fifth kick of the night on an extra point attempt with just under 10 minutes left in the fourth quarter. Dallas scored on the pass for seed lamb 18 yards on fourth down and 4 to go, after not counting Maher to make a field goal from that distance. cowboy They won the match 31–14.

during the regular season, Maher He missed only three of 53 extra point attempts.

Currently, the distance between the kicker and the post in extra points is 33 yards. The rule was changed in 2015 when 13 yards were added to the original distance of 20, making the process a bit more complicated.

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