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Cowboys still haunted by 2008 draft

Dallas had opportunity to solidify position as a top NFC team, but it didn't happen

Updated: April 16, 2013, 5:26 PM ET
By Jean-Jacques Taylor | ESPNDallas.com

IRVING, Texas -- We spend so much time dissecting the Dallas Cowboys' raggedy 2009 draft that we tend to ignore the 2008 draft.

We shouldn't.

That's the one that contributed more to the Cowboys being mired in the muck of mediocrity than any other in recent history.

It's the one that still haunts this franchise.

Think about it: The Cowboys were coming off a 13-3 season, their best since the glory days of the early 90s, and they were poised to put another dynamic run ...

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