Stephen McGee proves his worth

Third-stringer's impressive play with game on the line shows he's worth investment

Updated: January 3, 2011, 9:52 AM ET
By Tim MacMahon | ESPNDallas.com

PHILADELPHIA -- Young quarterback Stephen McGee has been a rattled mess around Valley Ranch recently.

Just not for the reasons you might think.

McGee, who spent all week studying the Philadelphia Eagles' defense in anticipation of his first NFL start, respected but didn't fear the Dallas Cowboys' foe in their season finale. He's been running scared from a man with a reputation for being a Cowboys quarterback's best friend.

To make a long story short, McGee made Jason Witten ...

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