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1 underrated aspect of Cowboys K Brett Maher’s great season

No matter how you slice it, the Cowboys’ Brett Maher has been one of the NFL’s best kickers so far in 2022. From overall scoring to accuracy to range, his work on field goals has had few rivals. But one area that doesn’t get a lot of attention, and really should in more recent years, is extra point attempts.

We’ve always taken extra point kicks for granted, but it’s important to remember that in 2015 the NFL changed the nature of these kicks dramatically. Whereas teams used to attempt these kicks from the 2-yard-line, the rule change seven years ago moved them out to the 15.