The Dallas Cowboys have made it clear they're still looking for a reliable kicker for the 2022 season. Hopefully their latest signing helps them out a bit.
This Tuesday afternoon, the Cowboys reportedly cut rookie kicker Jonathan Garibay. In a resulting move, the NFC East franchise is signing veteran Brett Maher.
Maher has previously spent some time with the team already. He's a familiar face and has a good chance to win the starting kicker position. Maher will be battling for the gig throughout training camp.
"Cowboys are signing kicker Brett Maher following today’s workout, two people familiar with decision said. Rookie Jonathan Garibay is being waived. Lirim Hajrullahu on field now. He’ll be team’s only kicker in practice today. New kicker competition: Hajrullahu vs. Maher," wrote Michael Gehlken.
It's not much of a surprise the Cowboys let go of the rookie out of Texas Tech. Just a few days ago he horribly missed an extra point attempt.
"The Texas Tech rookie Jonathan Garibay had his shot at a PAT during the Mojo Moment. It was not good. #Cowboys."
Hopefully Maher can help the Cowboys out. They definitely need it.