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McCann Prepares To Step In For Scandrick

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McCann Prepares To Step In For Scandrick

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EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - NOVEMBER 14: Dez Bryant #88 of the Dallas Cowboys celebrates after his first quarter touchdown reception against the New York Giants was confirmed by video replay on November 14, 2010 at the New Meadowlands Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

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Cornerback Orlando Scandrick underwent a battery of tests on Monday to determine the severity of his concussion, which he suffered in the second quarter of Sunday’s victory over Indianapolis, and is currently listed as questionable for Sunday night’s match-up with the Philadelphia Eagles.

If Scandrick is unable to play against Philly, he will be replaced by rookie Bryan McCann, who stepped in to replace Scandrick in the slot against Indy, and fared pretty well, despite not having played in the nickel all season.

McCann, an undrafted rookie out of SMU who was only promoted to the active roster a few weeks ago, said that there was some adjustment period against the Colts, but that he was pleased by his performance on the whole.

I graded out decently, but I made a lot of mistakes I shouldn’t have made,” McCann said, per ESPN Dallas. “This was the first time I played nickel since the preseason, so there was a little adjustment. I knew what to do, but I still had a little rust to dust off. I definitely could have played better, but I was proud of how I performed.”

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