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Dan Bailey Named NFC Special Teams Player of the Week

Bailey accounted for 11 of the Cowboys' 23 points in the overtime win vs. Cleveland

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    Kicker Dan Bailey has been named the NFC’s Special Teams Player of the Week for his work in last Sunday’s overtime victory over the Cleveland Browns, the second consecutive week a Cowboy has been given the award. Last week, it was Dwayne Harris, who had that 78-yard punt return for a touchdown against the Eagles in Philly.

    On a day when the offense spent much of the day struggling, Bailey accounted for nearly half of the Cowboys’ 23 points (he had 11). He hit a game-tying 32-yard field goal in the final seconds of regulation, then gave Dallas the win with a 38-yarder with a little over six minutes left in overtime.

    The Oklahoma State product is 19-for-21 on field goals here in 2012, his sophomore season in the NFL, and is perfect when kicking from within the 50-yard-line. He has never missed an extra point as a Cowboy (knock on wood), hitting on 59 of 59 attempts since coming into the league.

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