This is not what the Cardinals signed Dawson for, to miss field goals. The Cardinals thought they had improved their kicking game.
Before it is all said and done, they may have. Right now though, there is not a lot of confidence in Dawson from fans. Why should their be?
He missed a chip shot field goal in week one against the Detroit Lions. He missed a game winner against the Colts and missed a chance to put the Cardinals up 10-0 on the Cowboys on Monday night. Mind you that was also right after that holding penalty on tight end Jermaine Gresham that negated the Cardinals touchdown previously mentioned.
Dawson is a veteran. He knows how to kick. He hasn’t lasted this long because he wasn’t any good. Despite the results so far, it was still a good move to rid of Chandler Catanzaro and sign Dawson.
Now is the time though for him to prove to the Cardinals they made the right choice. It is time to string together come converted attempts.