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News: ESPN Dallas: Cowboys pass on Stephen McGee trial

Discussion in 'News Zone' started by WoodysGirl, Dec 14, 2010.

  1. WoodysGirl

    WoodysGirl Do it for the Vine! Staff Member

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    Dec 14
    10:29
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    By Tim MacMahon

    IRVING, Texas -- Unless Jon Kitna gets hurt, Stephen McGee will spend the rest of the season standing on the sideline.

    Jerry Jones and Jason Garrett are committed to doing everything possible to win games the rest of this disappointing season. That doesn’t mean playing a second-year quarterback. McGee’s development isn’t a priority.

    The problem with that is the Cowboys need to evaluate McGee to determine whether they should use a draft pick on another developmental quarterback. Some in the organization felt McGee should be on the roster bubble after training camp, but he’s come on strong since September.

    Read more: http://espn.go.com/blog/dallas/cowboys/post/_/id/4675804/cowboys-pass-on-evaluating-stephen-mcgee
  2. dreghorn2

    dreghorn2 Well-Known Member

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    Heaven forbid we try to evaluate some of our young players at the end of this disastrous season.
  3. Idgit

    Idgit Ice up, son. Ice up! Staff Member

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    Meh. I'd rather see them earn their way into starting spots like Lee did.
  4. Hoofbite

    Hoofbite Well-Known Member

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    I don't agree with evaluating a guy to see if he can be your backup QB. That's the type of thing you do in the offseason.

    McGee will not start next year or the year after. He's a backup (at very best) as long as Romo is on the roster.

    Wouldn't be a bad move if Dallas is looking to get a higher draft pick but other than that it doesn't do a lot for anyone.
  5. mmillman

    mmillman Active Member

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    earn? It was an injury once again that got a promising young player the time.
  6. dreghorn2

    dreghorn2 Well-Known Member

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    Say what?

    There are a few young players that should be playing, this is the perfect time, season over, and you can evaluate them in true game conditions.

    And the earn their time comment above yours is also a little silly.. IMHO.

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