It seems as if every year for the past seven or eight years, the New England Patriots come into the season one of the favorites to take home the Lombardi trophy.
It also seems that every year for the past four or five years the Dallas Cowboys have high expectations to win the NFC East and go deep into the playoffs. Unfortunately for America's team, injuries and Tony Romo's inconsistencies—among many other issues—have hurt them dramatically.
The Cowboys head into this game coming out of a bye week, a bye week that was preceded by a heart-breaking loss to the Detroit Lions. The Pats are 4-1 and coming out of a big win against the rival New York Jets.
With the Cowboys struggling a bit and the Patriots on a roll, the Pats are going to steam roll the Boys right? Well here are four reasons why it might not be so easy for Brady's bunch.