Happy birthday, America! In honor of this great nation, here is a countdown of the most embarrassing moments in Cowboys history.
6. Dave Campo's coaching career
The Cowboys have had some of the most storied coaching names in football roaming the sidelines. And they also have had Dave Campo.
5. Leon Lett
4. The draft
Gil Brandt had the Cowboys so far ahead of the curve in terms of scouting and drafting, he kept the team competitive for decades. Jimmy Johnson had some of the greatest drafts in NFL history. And then there is Jerry Jones. He hasn't done any of those things.
3. Tony Romo
The Cowboys have had some of the greatest names in NFL history under center. Roger Staubach. Troy Aikman. Don Meredith. Now even the backup tight end isn't sure that the current starter should be given his job without competing with a journeyman for the gig.
2. Jackie Smith
1. The 1979 NFC Divisional Playoffs
The playoffs were not kind to me growing up as a kid. But there is one game that stands out, not only for Los Angeles Rams fans, but, really, for all of America.