Cowboys' Stephen McGee Looks Sharp In Comeback Win Over Broncos

The Dallas Cowboys beat the Denver Broncos on a last-minute touchdown pass from QB Stephen McGee, his third touchdown pass of the game and second (almost third) consecutive come from behind victory for the young quarter

McGee's had a lot of different labels since the Cowboys picked him up in the 2009 NFL draft and none of those were "legitimate NFL starter" -- not yet at least. McGee still has work to do but he's clearly making folks in Dallas take notice of him, especially after Thursday night's 14-of-24, 208 yard and three touchdown performance against the Broncos.

McGee lead the Cowboys to a touchdown with just seconds remaining -- his second TD pass to Dwayne Harris -- has SB Nation's Blogging The Boys' attention.

Obviously, it's a pre-season game. But numbers like that should have Cowboys fans perking their ears. Of course, the five-yard hook pass that turned into a 76-yard TD reception by Dwayne Harris drives those numbers up, but even without that TD pass, McGee would have a 131.8 passer rating over the last four drives.

Yeah, he's not Tony Romo but that's OK. You go into a season hoping your quarterback can play all 16 games but realizing 14-15 games may be reality so you do need a competent backup.

Through at least one preseason game, McGee has demonstrated he may have what it takes to be the Cowboys No. 2.

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