The Cowboys' season ended Sunday night after a 31-14 loss to the New York Giants.
Here are my thoughts on Dallas' eighth and final loss of the season.
1.) Let's be honest, the Cowboys didn't make the playoffs because they didn't deserve to make the playoffs. The defense couldn't stop anybody, the running game was only above average when DeMarco Murray was healthy and the offensive line was a patchwork group that was never better than average at any time this season. You are what your record says you are and the Cowboys are a .500 team. Heck, if it weren't for a game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, arguably the worst team in the league by the time December rolled around, Dallas wouldn't have won a game after November.
2.) The only way the Cowboys were going to win on Sunday night is if they played nearly flawless. That obviously didn't happen, falling behind 21-0 by halftime. Tony Romo wasn't bad, throwing for 289 yards, two touchdowns and one interception, but the running game ...