The 2009 draft is a perfect example, a microcosm, of what happens when a franchise drafts poorly. It can’t be made up for with free-agent signings or coaching.
The Dallas Cowboys have released quarterback Stephen McGee from their 53-man roster and claimed tight end Colin Cochart off waivers from Cincinnati.
Cowboys’ trade for backup offensive linemen Ryan Cook is a major indictment of 2011 4th-round draft pick David Arkin. Team doesn’t trust his snaps and he got manhandled all during camp and pre-season games.
So far so good for kicker Dan Bailey. Without any legit competition in camp, he’s only missed one field goal (out of about 20) through 8 days of camp.
Larry Johnson scored on a 22-yard touchdown run and Matt Moore threw for another score Thursday night to help the Miami Dolphins win a battle of backups by beating the Dallas Cowboys 17-3 in the final exhibition game for both teams.
In his third year with the Dallas Cowboys, Stephen McGee has taken on a new role: baby sitter.
Marcus Spears was prepared to accept the real possibility that he might have played his last game for the Dallas Cowboys.
Stephen McGee ran around to throw a 13-yard touchdown pass and a two-point conversion with 15 seconds left, giving the Dallas Cowboys a 24-23 victory over the Denver Broncos in a preseason opener Thursday night.
Backup quarterback Stephen McGee was among several players who visited Dallas Cowboys headquarters the morning after the lockout was lifted.
The Cowboys players cleaned out their lockers this morning, waiting to find out who their head coach will be and, longer term, whether they will play football next season.
Stephen McGee threw a 4-yard touchdown pass to Jason Witten with 55 seconds left to lead the Dallas Cowboys to a 14-13 victory over the NFC East champion Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday.
Jon Kitna is listed as questionable for the Dallas Cowboys’ season finale. He did not practice Friday, increasing the odds that quarterback Stephen McGee will make the first start of his NFL career Sunday in Philadelphia.