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Go for Gould — Why the Dallas Cowboys should sign Robbie Gould

It's no secret how important kickers are in the National Football League (). Field goals can make or break a team's season. are well aware of that notion.

The Cowboys currently don't have a under contract as former Kicker remains a .

It is no surprise that the Cowboys would wait and look at other options after Maher's disappointing performance in the 2023 NFL .

In the game against the , Maher only made 1 field goal out of 5 attempts. This performance altered the Cowboys play calling against the San Fransisco 49ers in the .

Arguments could be made that had Maher had the team's trust, then the Cowboys would have elected to kick the field goal on 4th down at the 49ers' 35 with 2 minutes remaining in the 2nd quarter.

There's no denying that Maher was money in the .

However, in the playoffs, he wasn't.

The Cowboys need a kicker they can trust. Especially in crunch time and in the playoffs. Who else but ?

After playing the last 6 years in San Fransisco, Gould would like a change of scenery. One that comes with the contention for the . Where else but Dallas?

Gould told media days after the 49ers loss against the in the Conference Championship game that he doesn't plan on re-signing with the Niners.

When asked about Gould stated he still has a lot left in his career. Number one unchecked accomplishments? A Super Bowl Ring.

Gould's 29 makes with not a single miss in the playoffs is a historical feat, as he holds the record for best kicker in playoff .

Gould also ranks as the 49ers' best kicker in their history with 21 postseason field goals. He also holds the longest streak of field goals made without a miss (33 attempts) in the 49ers' history.

In his career, Gould is 8th in NFL history with an 86.6% accuracy on field goal attempts.

For kickers, he ranks 8th all-time with 447 made field goals and is ranked 10th all-time with 1,961 points scored.

Maher's career field goal percentage is noticeably lower compared to Gould's. Maher's percentage stands at 80% even. Gould also has a career spanning 17 years and counting. Compared to Maher who has netted four years in the league so far.

If the Cowboys are serious about contending for a Super Bowl, signing Robbie Gould is the move.

You're only as strong as your weakest link and in the kicking was the Cowboys' Achilles heel.

Adding a proven veteran like Gould to the roster makes the Cowboys an even scarier team. Especially when Gould claimed he still has multiple years in him as a player.

Gould should look nowhere else but Dallas, as they will be contending for the Super Bowl for the next few years.

A match made in heaven, the Cowboys need to go out and sign their kicker of the future. Gould would look good in the famed Cowboys jersey.

Jesus Hernandez
Jesus Hernandez
Sports enthusiast. Dallas Cowboys Fan from birth. Based in Los Angeles.

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