Originally posted on NBC Dallas- Fort Worth  |  Last updated 1/4/12

MINNEAPOLIS - JANUARY 17: Tony Romo #9 of the Dallas Cowboys passes against the Minnesota Vikings in the first quarter of the NFC Divisional Playoff Game at Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome on January 17, 2010 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Chris McGrath/Getty Images)
You've probably heard of the five stages of grief -- denial, anger, bargaining, depression, acceptance -- at some point. No sane person would equate a playoff-less football season with the death of a loved one, which is to say that there are plenty of Cowboys fans probably going through something similar to those five stages since the loss to the Giants on Sunday night. A bit extreme, perhaps, but such is life when you pour your heart and soul into the Cowboys. If you're looking for an exercise that allows you to keep wallowing in a disappointing season, we've come up with one that should do the trick. Take all eight Cowboys losses, analyze them and come up with the one that was the most galling. It's not easy, since almost all of the Cowboys losses were gutwrenchers that were there for the taking before cruel fate (or an iced kicker or Tony Romo) snatched them away. Jets 27, Cowboys 24 The opening night loss set the tone for a season of kicks to the groin as a Romo fumble near...
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