A field goal in the final seconds can be a trying moment, even from a more conventional distance like 37 yards. A field goal from 56 yards out is much harder under any circumstances, but it’s especially difficult in the final seconds. Dallas Cowboys’ kicker Greg Zuerlein (seen above after the game) made it look easy against the Los Angeles Chargers Sunday afternoon, though, drilling a kick from 56 yards out to give them a 20-17 road win:
— NFL (@NFL) September 19, 2021
That’s an impressive kick, and it was part of Zuerlein’s perfect two-for-two showing on the day. And it gave the Cowboys their first win this year.
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