The Dallas Cowboys (3-1) have done a good job overcoming injuries through four games this season.
But they now face a challenge that can’t simply be solved with the next-man up philosophy.
Kicker Dan Bailey had a back injury crop up before Sunday’s 24-17 victory against the San Francisco 49ers and the team might need to add a kicker to the roster before Sunday’s game against the Cincinnati Bengals.
No workouts of prospective kickers are scheduled as of yet, per coach Jason Garrett
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"We don't have anything schedule right now," Garrett said. "But that is certainly an option as the week goes on."
Bailey, the most accurate kicker in NFL history, missed a 47-yarder against the 49ers. It’s marked the second consecutive week that has missed a kick.
Bailey made a 22-yarder in the game as well as three extra points.
That issue could be a potential problem going forward.