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Coaches Happy With McGee's Performance

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Third string quarterback Stephen McGee didn’t post any remarkable statistics in Sunday night’s 16-7 victory over Cincinnati, going 12 of 22 for 116 yards, but then, the coaches didn’t really expect him to; or more accurately, they don’t care all that much about the statistics.

Coaches are far more interested in McGee’s decision-making. He has something of a reputation for balking at crucial moments, of second-guessing himself in pressure situations. That is, he is a smart kid in the film room, but he has some trouble translating this knowledge to success on the field.

Considering, it’s no great wonder that coaches saw some upside in his performance on Sunday night.

He did a good job,” said Jason Garrett, per ESPNDallas.com. “I thought he had good command, made good decisions. He was quick back there. He was decisive. He used his feet when he had to.

“Things didn’t come up clean all the time. He had to kind of get out of dodge with some throws and also using his feet when things weren’t blocked up properly or they were bringing extra guys. I thought he handled that well. He had good poise and good presence throughout the game.”

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