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Cowboys sign K Dan Bailey to 7-year, $22.5M deal

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IRVING, Texas (AP)

The Dallas Cowboys have signed kicker Dan Bailey to a seven-year, $22.5 million contract through the 2020 season.

Bailey, who originally signed with Dallas out of Oklahoma State after going undrafted in 2011, was set to be a restricted free agent. He gets a $4 million signing bonus and $7.5 million guaranteed.

In three seasons with the Cowboys, Bailey has made 91 percent of his field goals (89 of 98) and all 123 extra-point attempts. He also has handled kickoffs.

Bailey has already set a team record with eight career game-winning field goals. His career long is 53 yards, which he did twice in one game.

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