If you've been around the NFL for any length of time, you know the familiar sight of a team circling the drain ready to disappear. If you've been around the Dallas Cowboys the last 15 years, you've seen it so often you've come to expect it.
Saturday night the Cowboys head to Tampa to play the Bucs. And aside from the opportunities this affords the Dallas media to dine in the splendor of Bern's Steakhouse, it could be a very, very unpleasant road trip.
December treats the Cowboys like Scrooge does Tiny Tim. At least in Act I. And, as this is the heart of December, herewith five reasons why it may be a long Saturday night for the Cowboys.