Brett Maher Net Worth
Brett Maher Net Worth
According To Uswhispers Brett Maher Net Worth $1 Million - $5 Million Maher had issues with accuracy in the preseason of 2019 but the organisation remained confident in his abilities by choosing not to bring in a kicker to oppose him.
Maher became the only kicker in NFL history to make two field goals of 62 yards or more in a career on October 13 during a loss to the New York Jets. He kicked one of three field goals against the Green Bay Packers on October 6.
Maher was signed by the Jets to a reserve/future contract on December 31, 2019.
To lessen Dan Bailey's offseason workload, Maher signed with the Dallas Cowboys on April 4, 2018. In the preseason, he made 4 of 5 field goal tries, including 2 of 45 yards and 1 of 57 yards.
The Cowboys unexpectedly dismissed Bailey on September 1, making Maher the team's kicker to begin the season.
He made his NFL debut against the Carolina Panthers in the season opener, but failed on his first field goal try ever (47 yards). Later, he would attempt fifteen field goals in a row.
Maher beat the Atlanta Falcons on November 18 by kicking a 48-yard game-winning field goal. Maher's 62-yard field goal against the Philadelphia Eagles on December 9, 2018
, with time expiring in the first half, set a new career high. The field goal was the third-longest in NFL history and also set a team record.
Maher signed a contract with the Cleveland Browns on March 20, 2017. He was released on May 2 after failing to overtake rookie Zane Gonzalez on the depth chart.
Maher signed a contract with the Ottawa Redblacks on June 10, 2017. He had the same completion rate (82%) as in Hamilton the previous season and made the same number of field goals (41) on 50 tries. He averaged 46.7 yards per punt.
Maher participated in a team mini-camp before signing with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats on May 19, 2016. He was 41-for-50 on field goal attempts that season, making 82% of them, and his punting average was 45.9 yards.
After being let go by Winnipeg, he signed with the Ottawa Redblacks a few weeks later. Maher won the CFL's Special Teams Player of the Week award in week four of the season after going 6-for-6 on field goals and scored all the Redblacks' points in an 18-17 victory over the Toronto Argonauts.
The triumph was the expansion team's first-ever triumph. He was terminated by the Redblacks on May 13, 2015, as a result of a hip injury he sustained the month before training camp began. Due to the injury, he missed every game save for four during the season.
Maher signed a contract with the Canadian Football League's Winnipeg Blue Bombers on May 1 of that year (CFL). Due to limitations on the number of national and foreign players on the roster, the Bombers dropped him after he participated in just two preseason games; they continued to play with their Canadian incumbent (Lirim Hajrullahu).
After the 2013 NFL Draft, on May 12, the New York Jets signed undrafted free agent Maher, who had previously participated in rookie minicamp. On July 23, he was released in order to make room for Billy Cundiff, the placekicker.
The Dallas Cowboys signed Maher on August 11, 2013, so he could play in the preseason while Dan Bailey was injured. Two weeks later, on August 27, he was freed.
Maher was named the NFC Special Teams Player of the Week in Week 4 after making all four field goals (of 32, 43, 22, and 38 yards), including a 38-yard game-winning kick with eight seconds remaining against the Detroit Lions in a comeback victory.
Maher kicked four field goals on October 14 against the Jacksonville Jaguars, including a 55-yarder that was at the time the longest of his career and the second-longest in AT&T Stadium behind Dan Bailey's 56-yarder. He failed to make a field goal or an extra point in four consecutive games from Week 7 to Week 11.
Maher won the NFC Special Teams Player of the Week award in Week 16 after making two field goals (including the second-longest in team history, 59 yards) and three extra points in a 27-20 victory over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
In the remaining four games (excluding playoffs), he made five of eight (63%) field goal tries, missing one in three of them.
In the end, he made 29 of 36 field goals (80.6%), 32 of 33 extra points, and 67.5% of his kickoffs were returned for a touchback. With 29 field goals, he tied for the eighth-most in the league and established a team record for a single season with six field goals of at least 50 yards.
He also placed eighth in the league overall. He tied for 11th place in the league for accuracy from 40 to 49 yards and finished 25th in field goal percentage (7-of-11).
Maher's 63-yard field goal against the Philadelphia Eagles on October 20 shattered both his own Cowboys franchise record and the mark for his whole career. He made all three of his field goals and all four of his extra points during the contest, earning him the title of NFC Special Teams Player of the Week. Maher struggled with accuracy throughout the season, but the club was understanding and allowed him to play through it. He missed two field goals (one was deflected) on November 28 in the 15-26 defeat against the Buffalo Bills.
His 10th failed field goal of the season came on December 5 in a 31-24 loss against the Chicago Bears. He missed a kickoff out of bounds early in the fourth quarter, which allowed the Bears to take over at their own 40-yard line, but he also connected on a 31-yard attempt to trim the deficit to 7 points in the last two minutes.
He was reported as stating in the press following the game: "I felt like I hit every ball really well tonight. I'll lay my head down to sleep tonight happy with the progress I've made this week.
Brett Maher is an American football placekicker for the New York Jets of the National Football League. He was born on November 21, 1989, in Kearney, Nebraska (NFL). In 2013, the Jets signed him as an undrafted free agent.
He participated in college football at Nebraska University. He has also been a member of the Dallas Cowboys, Winnipeg Blue Bombers, Ottawa Redblacks, Hamilton Tiger-Cats, and Cleveland Browns.