Originally posted on The Football Fan Spot  |  Last updated 1/16/13
Another year, another Cowboys December meltdown. This year the script was a little bit different. Entering the month of December at 5-6, it didn’t look like there would be anything for the team to choke away, but three straight wins put them in control of their own destiny with two games to go. Even with a week 16 loss, the Giants’ late season struggles allowed the Cowboys to still control their own destiny heading into a “win and you’re in” week 17 clash with the Redskins. However, at the end of the day, the Cowboys strong start to December only served to get their fans hopes up, as the team missed the playoffs for the 3rd straight season and for the 4th time in 5 years. Tony Romo was much better than he normally was in December this year, playing very well in the three wins, including two upset wins over the Steelers and Bengals, to get them to 8-6. Even their week 16 loss to the Saints was way more on the defense than Romo, who led them back from down two touchdowns in the 4th qu...
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