Inability to finish bites Cowboys again

This was bad, and not just because it's the biggest blown lead at home in NFL history

Updated: October 2, 2011, 11:12 PM ET
By Calvin Watkins | ESPNDallas.com

ARLINGTON, Texas -- This was bad.

You can't have this whether you're rebuilding, contending for a playoff spot or gunning for a Super Bowl title.

The Dallas Cowboys blew a 24-point lead in a 34-30 loss to the Detroit Lions on Sunday afternoon.

For the second time this season, the Cowboys blew a double-digit lead in the fourth quarter and lost.

It's inexcusable.

You can talk all you want about finishing games, but you have to do it.

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