Tristan Vizcaino
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Vizcaino with the Los Angeles Chargers in 2021
No. 16 – Dallas Cowboys
Personal information
Born: (1996-07-31) July 31, 1996 (age 26)
Chino Hills, California, U.S.
Height:6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Weight:203 lb (92 kg)
Career information
High school:Damien (La Verne, California)
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Roster status:Active
Career NFL statistics as of Week 6, 2021
Field goals made:9
Field goal attempts:10
Field goal %:90.0
Longest field goal:47
Player stats at · PFR

Tristan Vizcaino (born July 31, 1996) is an American football placekicker for the Dallas Cowboys of the National Football League (NFL). He signed with the Cincinnati Bengals as an undrafted free agent in 2019 following his college football career at Washington. He has also been a member of the Minnesota Vikings and the San Francisco 49ers.

College career

Vizcaino attended the University of Washington from 2014 to 2017, playing football as a kicker and punter. His most significant action came in 2017, where he made twelve field goals.[1] He went undrafted in the 2018 NFL Draft.

Professional career

Pre-draft measurables
Height Weight Arm length Hand span
6 ft 2+18 in
(1.88 m)
208 lb
(94 kg)
30+58 in
(0.78 m)
8+58 in
(0.22 m)
All values from Pro Day[2]

Cincinnati Bengals (first stint)

Vizcaino attended a rookie minicamp tryout with the New York Jets in May 2018,[3] but did not sign with the team. He signed a reserve/futures contract with the Cincinnati Bengals on January 1, 2019.[4] He was waived on August 30, 2019.[5]

Dallas Cowboys

Vizcaino remained unsigned during the 2019 NFL season, but signed a Reserve/Futures contract with the Dallas Cowboys on January 21, 2020.[6] He was waived on April 22.[7]

Cincinnati Bengals (second stint)

Vizcaino re-signed with the Bengals on August 1, 2020,[8] and was waived again on August 26.[9]

Minnesota Vikings

Vizcaino was signed to the Minnesota Vikings' practice squad on November 21, 2020.[10] He was released on December 15.[11]

San Francisco 49ers

Vizcaino was signed to the San Francisco 49ers' practice squad on January 1, 2021.[12] He was elevated to the active roster the next day for the team's week 17 game against the Seattle Seahawks to kick in place of Robbie Gould, who was in COVID-19 protocols, and reverted to the practice squad after the game.[13] Vizcaino made his NFL debut in the game, making all three of his attempted field goals.[14] His practice squad contract with the team expired after the season on January 11, 2021.[15]

Buffalo Bills

Vizcaino was signed to the Buffalo Bills' practice squad on January 23, 2021.[16] His practice squad contract with the team expired after the season on February 1, 2021.[17]

Los Angeles Chargers

On March 5, 2021, Vizcaino signed with the Los Angeles Chargers.[18] He won the starting kicker job over Michael Badgley to begin the season. However, Vizcaino was waived on October 26, 2021, after missing a league-high five extra point attempts through the season's first seven weeks.[19] He was later re-signed to the practice squad.

New England Patriots

Vizcaino signed with the New England Patriots on June 10, 2022.[20] He was waived on August 30, 2022.[21] He was re-signed to the practice squad on September 21.[22] He was released on November 1.

Arizona Cardinals

Vizcaino in 2022
Vizcaino in 2022

On November 12, 2022, Vizcaino was signed to the Arizona Cardinals active roster.[23] He was waived on November 15.[24]

New England Patriots (second stint)

On November 21, 2022, Vizcaino signed with the practice squad of the New England Patriots.[25]

Dallas Cowboys (second stint)

On January 18, 2023, Vizcaino was signed to the Dallas Cowboys' practice squad.[26] He was re-signed on February 22, 2023.[27]


  1. ^ "Tristan Vizcaino college statistics". Retrieved January 7, 2021.
  2. ^ "Tristan Vizcaino, Washington, K, 2018 NFL Draft Scout, NCAA College Football". Retrieved February 25, 2022.
  3. ^ Butchko, John (May 6, 2018). "Which players are trying out for the Jets this weekend at rookie minicamp?". Retrieved January 3, 2021.
  4. ^ Marcum, Jason (January 1, 2019). "Bengals sign kicker Tristan Vizcaino to futures contract". Retrieved January 3, 2021.
  5. ^ Roling, Chris (August 31, 2019). "Cincinnati Bengals roster cuts tracker: Instant analysis on each transaction". Retrieved January 3, 2021.
  6. ^ RotoWire Staff (January 21, 2020). "Cowboys' Tristan Vizcaino: Inks deal with Dallas". Retrieved January 3, 2021.
  7. ^ Ochoa, RJ (April 22, 2020). "Cowboys roster move: Dallas waiving kicker Tristan Vizcaino on day before NFL Draft". Retrieved January 3, 2021.
  8. ^ Marcum, Jason (August 1, 2020). "Bengals sign Brandon Allen and Tristan Vizcaino". Retrieved January 3, 2021.
  9. ^ Alpher, Josh (August 1, 2020). "Bengals sign Maurice Smith, waive Tristan Vizcaino". Retrieved January 3, 2021.
  10. ^ Tomasson, Chris (November 21, 2020). "Vikings sign long snapper Andrew DePaola, kicker Tristan Vizcaino to practice squad". Retrieved January 3, 2021.
  11. ^ White, Jack (December 15, 2020). "Vikings make roster moves on Tuesday, including the release of K Tristan Vizcaino". Retrieved January 3, 2020.
  12. ^ Posey, Kyle (January 2, 2021). "49ers sign K Tristan Vizcaino; rule out six starters for Sunday's game". Retrieved January 3, 2021.
  13. ^ "49ers Announce Roster Moves". January 2, 2021. Retrieved February 15, 2021.
  14. ^ Raley, Dan (January 3, 2021). "Vizcaino Hits 3 FGs in NFL Debut, But 49ers Squander it against Seahawks". Retrieved January 3, 2021.
  15. ^ "Six players no longer under contract". January 11, 2021. Retrieved February 16, 2021.
  16. ^ "Bills elevate WR Kenny Stills and CB Dane Jackson from practice squad | AFC Championship game". January 23, 2021. Retrieved February 19, 2021.
  17. ^ "Buffalo parts with four players". February 1, 2021. Retrieved February 19, 2021.
  18. ^ Crabtree, Curtis (March 5, 2021). "Chargers signing kicker Tristan Vizcaino". Pro Football Talk. NBC Sports.
  19. ^ "Los Angeles Chargers Sign Dustin Hopkins". October 26, 2021. Retrieved October 26, 2021.
  20. ^ "Patriots sign kicker Tristan Vizcaino; Release kicker Quinn Nordin". June 10, 2022.
  21. ^ "Patriots Make Roster Moves to Reach 53-Man Roster Limit". August 30, 2022.
  22. ^ "Patriots Trade OL Justin Herron to the Las Vegas Raiders; Sign K Tristan Vizcaino to the Practice Squad". September 21, 2022.
  23. ^ Urban, Darren (November 12, 2022). "Not Getting Better: Cardinals Place Rodney Hudson On Injured Reserve".
  24. ^ Urban, Darren (November 15, 2022). "Cardinals Promote Rashaad Coward To Active Roster".
  25. ^ Thomas, Oliver (November 21, 2022). "Patriots reportedly re-sign kicker Tristan Vizcaino to practice squad following stint with Cardinals".
  26. ^ "Cowboys Sign Kicker Vizcaino To Practice Squad". January 18, 2023.
  27. ^ Alper, Josh (February 22, 2023). "Cowboys sign Tristan Vizcaino". Pro Football Talk. NBC Sports.