News: ESPND: Cowboys can relate to Eagles' struggles

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    Philadelphia hasn't been able to live up to the hype, much like Dallas last season

    By Tim MacMahon

    IRVING, Texas -- Welcome to the Dallas Cowboys' 2010 nightmare, Philadelphia.

    There aren't many worse combinations in the NFL than overhyped and underachieving.

    The Cowboys learned that painful lesson during last season, which started with buzz about becoming the first team to play a home Super Bowl and quickly deteriorated into the most disappointing campaign of America's Team. The Cowboys' misery, which included the franchise's first midseason coach firing, was one of the NFL's biggest stories for the first couple of months.

    It's the Eagles' turn to deal with the negative glare of the NFL spotlight. The defending NFC East champions have stumbled to a 2-4 start, a stunning development after their flurry of high-profile signings in free agency this summer.

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