Latest Kicker Workout to Include Veteran Forbath


The Cowboys will have more kicker tryouts Monday, including two returning from last week and another veteran.

For now, Brett Maher remains the Cowboys' kicker but after missing another field goal Thursday in Chicago - his 10th miss of the season - his future with the team remains in doubt.

It will likely depend on Monday's workout of three kickers. Veteran journeyman Kai Forbath, who spent some time in New England this year, will try out along with Nick Rose and Tristan Vizcaino, who both were at The Star last week for a tryout.

Rose has played 10 games in his career with short stints with the Chargers and Redskins. He has made 11 of 14 kicks.

Vizcaino kicked in college for the Washington Huskies, before short offseason stints with the Bengals and Jets. He has not kicked in a regular season game.

But the most experienced is Forbath, who actually started his career in Dallas in 2011. He spent the offseason and training camp with the team but was injured. The Cowboys eventually stuck with Dan Bailey that year.

Forbath has been with the Redskins, Saints, Vikings, Jaguars and Patriots for one game this year. Forbath was cut after missing an extra point, but he did make a 23-yard kick.

Overall he has made 121 of 141 (85.8 percent) of his kicks. However, he has missed 12 extra points in his career.

This year, Maher is 20 of 30 on field goals and 36 of 36 on extra points. He has the franchise record 63-yard kick this year and is the only player in NFL history with three made field goals over 60 yards. However, his struggles come from 40-49, where he is just 1 of 5 this year.