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Mike Nugent

Week 1 yields 4 missed extra points, halfway to 2014 total

Tony Romo dropped the low snap, and then snatched the ball off the turf in time to find trusty tight end Jason Witten open at the goal line with seven seconds left in the season opener. Touchdown, Dallas Cowboys. The dramatic comeback against the New York Giants was complete. Except, well, it wasn't. They still had to kick the extra point, an afterthought no longer in light of the NFL's decision to push it back from the 2-yard line to the 15. Dan Bailey ordered the snap on the right hash mark, lined up and sent the ball sailing through the uprights. Cowboys 27, Giants 26. Only then could the home team and its anxious fans exhale. Bailey's 33-yard kick proved to be no...