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VIDEO: Jason Garrett Ices His Own Kicker, Costs Cowboys Game

This may be Jason Garrett's low point as a head coach in the NFL. On a day when his offense managed just 13 points against a porous Cardinals defense, Tony Romo and Dez Bryant still had his team in position for a game winning, 49-yard field goal at the end of regulation. Dan Bailey made the field goal, drilling it right down the middle after a perfect snap and hold.

Unfortunately, Bailey had been iced ... by his own coach. When the Cowboys lined up again the kick was short and to the left after a bit of a high snap.

The Cardinals won the OT coin toss and drove straight down the field against a tired, demoralized Dallas defense, scoring on a 52-yard screen pass from Kevin Kolb to LaRod Stephens-Howling. The attention, however, will be on Garrett and his decision to take his kicker out of his rhythm, instead hoping to give him extra time to line up the kick. See the video below:


Photographs by jamesbrandon, jdtornow, phlezk, flygraphix, mcdlttx, tomasland, and literalbarrage used in background montage under Creative Commons. Thank you.