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Stephen McGee can't help Cowboys

Roster spots are too valuable to include athletic but cautious third quarterback

Updated: August 30, 2012, 12:41 PM ET
By Jean-Jacques Taylor | ESPNDallas.com

ARLINGTON, Texas -- In three seasons, Stephen McGee has shown no indication he will ever become a starting NFL quarterback.

So it's time for the Dallas Cowboys to move on. The same goes for Rudy Carpenter.

Roster spots are just too valuable to invest in a third quarterback, who has no shot to ever unseat Tony Romo or backup Kyle Orton.

When the Cowboys signed Orton to a three-year contract with a $5 million signing bonus in the offseason, it was an indictment of McGee, a fourth-round ...

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