COLUMBIA — A 24-year-old landscaping company manager and a few friends are sitting in a bar. They're at a bachelor party in the Country Club Plaza area of Kansas City, and the group is watching the New Orleans Saints try to preserve an undefeated season against the visiting Dallas Cowboys. Already holding a seven-point lead, the Cowboys offense has driven down to the New Orleans 7-yard line, and with 2:19 left in the game, Dallas kicker Nick Folk has a chance to kick a 24-yard field that will likely put Dallas ahead for good. Folk has already drilled a 47-yarder at the end of the first half, but he's missed a league-high nine field goals this year, and before the field goal unit trots onto the field, a montage of pregame shanks plays on the screen.
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