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David Buehler's Day On



    Last week, Wade Phillips drew heavy criticism for his seemingly laissez faire approach to David Buehler’s struggles. Phillips did admit some concern directly after the week two loss to Chicago--the second consecutive game in which Buehler missed a crucial field goal--but spent the rest of the week defending his embattled former kickoff specialist, even going so far as to blame a one-for-five performance in practice to wind.

    At the time, this seemed a terribly counterproductive stance--it seemed, certainly, that Dallas had a problem, and it seemed that they were intent on doing nothing about it. Apparently though, Phillips’ faith was well-placed. Buehler rewarded his head coach by going two-for-two in Sunday’s win over the Texans, hitting from 49 and 40 yards out.

    I just tuned everybody out and did what I had to do,'' Buehler said, per the Dallas Morning News. "I worked hard. Everybody (with the Cowboys) had faith in me and I had faith in myself.

    "I just had to go out there and prove it.''

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