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The Cowboys rookie kicker has had a rough start to camp

Tim Heitman-USA TODAY Sports

The Cowboys kicker situation is getting worse, not better.

If you’ve been following Cowboys training camp at all through the first two weeks, you’ve probably heard talks about the kicking situation. The talks have not been great, as both kickers currently on the roster have struggled mightily to start training camp.

Jonathan Garibay, a rookie kicker out of Texas Tech, was favored to win the 2022 kicking job heading into Oxnard, but early returns have not been great on the former Red Raider. In today’s field goal period, Garibay went 4-8, missing from 33, 39, 42, and 49. He did bounce back and have a decent “mojo moment” period going 3-4.

With Garibay struggling early, Lirim Hajrullahu has had the opportunity to take over as the favorite for the job, and while he’s likely taken the lead, he’s had his fair share of struggles as well. He did bounce back in a big way today after a rough practice on Wednesday. In his field goal period today, Hajrullahu went 7-8, with his lone miss coming from 49 yards. In Hajrullahu “mojo moment” period, Hajrullahu nailed all three attempts.

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