Vanderjagt made the one field goal he attempted in Dallas’ win over Tampa Bay on Thanksgiving Day. But he missed two kicks in the previous game against his former team, Indianapolis, and there were concerns over how he might react in pressure situations. Last year in the second round of the AFC playoffs, Vanderjagt missed a potential tying field goal in the closing seconds as the Pittsburgh Steelers upset the Colts.
Earlier in his career, Vanderjagt, who entered this season as the most accurate field goal kicker in NFL history, had alienated Colts quarterback Peyton Manning by making critical comments in the offseason.
Gramatica spent three games with Indianapolis earlier this season and made one 20-yard field goal as a substitute for injured kicker Adam Vinatieri. Gramatica was considered one of the top kickers in the NFL during the first fourRead More »from Given the boot