With Jerry Jones, Jason Garrett and co. hellbent on winning through the final three weeks of the 2010 season, talent evaluation will necessarily fall on the backburner, as will questions concerning the ostensibly developing third string quarterback Stephen McGee.
Unless starter Tony Romo recovers from his broken clavicle, the team will ride out this season-long disappointment fest on the back of Jon Kitna, leaving McGee, as he has been for all of his career thus far, a question mark.
McGee drew some praise, and the team’s scout team player of the week award, two weeks ago, for preparing the team for Peyton Manning and the Colts. He also showed some progress in the preseason, going 53 of 87 passing for 524 yards, a touchdown and no interceptions.
But the team has expressed some concern over his ability to apply what he sees in the film room--where he’s quite astute--to the field.
“He certainly has the physical tools,” Garrett said, per ESPN Dallas. “His big thing was his inexperience as a drop back passer coming into this league. But he’s someone who works very hard. He’s very committed to getting better each and every day. He’s smart, he studies hard, he watches the veteran guys. He’s certainly made some progress.”
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