Originally written on Football Nation  |  Last updated 9/2/12
It's no easy task being "America's Team." Whether they're 4-12, 12-4, or 8-8, it's virtually impossible to fly under the radar.The Dallas Cowboys always draw optimal attention. That's nothing new.After going 11-5 in 2009, and winning their first playoff game in over a decade, the Dallas Cowboys set their hopes on high for 2010.They set out to make history.The Cowboys were very confident, believing that they'd be the first team in NFL to make an appearance while hosting the Super Bowl.There isn't a more appropriate way to start the season, than with a win against the division rival Redskins.However, that didn't occur.A  late mental lapse at the end of the first half proved to be costly. Sadly, that wouldn't be the last.The Cowboys although loaded with talent, continued to lack the mental toughness needed to win games in the National Football League.The season turned out to be a devastating one, losing both their coach and quarterback by midseason. The following season proved to be ju...
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