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The Dallas Cowboys reached their breaking point with their kicking game.

On Monday, the crew launched it had waived Brett Maher and signed Kai Forbath as his replacement.

Maher had left out 10 of his 30 discipline goal attempts this season, including four within the closing three weeks. The Cowboys had three kickers, no longer including Forbath, in for tryouts on Dec. 1 after Maher left out two discipline objectives in a Thanksgiving loss to the Buffalo Bills, but the crew opted no longer to fabricate a commerce on the time.

Maher, on the alternative hand, left out a 42-yard discipline goal are attempting within the Cowboys’ 31-24 loss to the Chicago Bears on Thursday. The crew had scheduled yet one more spherical of tryouts for Forbath, Slice Rose and Tristan Vizcaino on Monday.

No varied kicker within the NFL has left out extra than eight discipline objectives this season, and Maher’s 66.7% conversion fee tied for 30th within the league. 

Forbath signed with the Patriots on Nov. 28 but lasted lawful one game with the crew ahead of being waived, as he left out one in all his two extra point attempts in Aloof England’s 28-22 loss to the Houston Texans in Week 13.

Apply Michael Middehurst-Schwartz on Twitter @MikeMSchwartz.

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