Stephen McGee is left encouraged by his preseason, despite it ending on a somewhat sour note on Thursday night, when the Cowboys’ backups were defeated by the Dolphins’ backups, 17-3.
McGee went 21 of 25 for 233 yards and a rating of 88.8. He also threw a costly interception, which gave the Dolphins the ball after the Cowboys drove to the Phins’ three-yard line on their opening possession. But all things considered, McGee believes the preseason was a success, at least from an individual standpoint.
“I felt like I had a really productive preseason in practice and in the games,” McGee said, per the Dallas Morning News. “I just tried to, as coach (Jason) Garrett says, go up there and swing the bat, take a shot.”
McGee is entering his third year in the league, and, on Thursday, found himself the most tenured player on the Cowboys’ side of the ball. The Texas A&M product believes these instances, of being the go-to-guy as far as making calls and leading on the field, will go a long way in his development.
“I think that was an important part of the process for me,” McGee said.
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