Discussion

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.

You must play for ...

Read full story

Comments

You must be signed in to post a comment

Already have an account?

EDITORS' PICKS

  • What Scandrick's Deal Means
    Orlando Scandrick's deal isn't about Dez Bryant or DeMarco Murray, but it shows the Cowboys will work through tricky situations.

ALSO SEE