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Stephen McGee doesn't miss his chance

Backup QB delivered in his first NFL action, but Cowboys couldn't close the deal

Updated: December 26, 2010, 12:29 PM ET
By Todd Archer | ESPNDallas.com

GLENDALE, Ariz. -- The cries for Stephen McGee have grown louder since the Dallas Cowboys were officially eliminated from the playoffs.

On Saturday, those wanting to see more of McGee got their wish and almost had their dream, too.

With 1:41 left to play, McGee floated a perfect pass down the seam to Miles Austin for a 37-yard touchdown and a 26-24 lead. The Cowboys fans inside University of Phoenix Stadium erupted. The Cowboys' sideline was beyond giddy.

McGee took time to drop ...

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