The Dallas Cowboys coaching camp competitors for beginning kicker appears to be like a lot clearer as of Monday. The crew introduced that it had launched veteran Tristan Vizcaino, leaving former soccer participant Brandon Aubrey as the one kicker on the crew.
Vizcaino is out after struggling to this point within the camp. He transformed 22 out of his 35 makes an attempt previously eight practices and had 4 straight misses, all below 40 yards, throughout apply on Saturday. The 27-year-old participant beforehand hung out with the Los Angeles Chargers and the Arizona Cardinals, amongst different groups.
Aubrey, who hung out with USFL’s Birmingham Stallions after transitioning from soccer to soccer, additionally didn’t impress an excessive amount of to this point within the coaching camp however was higher than Vizcaino. He made 26 of 35 FG makes an attempt over the identical interval and transformed 5 out of seven tries on Saturday.
Nevertheless, the truth that Aubrey is the final kicker standing doesn’t assure him the beginning job. The Cowboys are reportedly trying towards the free-agent market and would possibly add a veteran if the worth is correct. They did one thing comparable final season once they had unproven kickers in coaching camp earlier than signing Brett Maher.
There are a number of high-profile free-agent kickers left available on the market, together with Robbie Gould and Mason Crosby.