Cowboys can relate to Eagles' struggles

Philadelphia hasn't been able to live up to the hype, much like Dallas last season

Updated: October 27, 2011, 12:49 AM ET
By Tim MacMahon | ESPNDallas.com

IRVING, Texas -- Welcome to the Dallas Cowboys' 2010 nightmare, Philadelphia.

There aren't many worse combinations in the NFL than overhyped and underachieving.

The Cowboys learned that painful lesson during last season, which started with buzz about becoming the first team to play a home Super Bowl and quickly deteriorated into the most disappointing campaign of America's Team. The Cowboys' misery, which included the franchise's first midseason coach firing, was one of the ...

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