Cowboys Will Not Pursue Another QB For The Giants Game

When Tony Romo went down with a bruised throwing hand of the opening minutes of the Dallas Cowboys 20-7 loss to the Philadelphia Eagles on Christmas Eve, the only other QB on their roster was third-stringer Stephen McGee.

Jon Kitna, the Cowboys second-string QB, is on the injured reserve list with a back injury that may end his career.

However, in a sign that Dallas is confident that Romo will be able to go Sunday, they will not pursue an emergency option at the position this week:

Adam Schefter
Ed Werder reports Cowboys will not pursue another QB, a strong indication that Dallas expects Tony Romo to be ready Sunday night.

Romo came out of the locker room to watch the rest of the game, suggesting that he would have been able to play if the game had an impact on the Cowboys' playoff chances.

McGee, in his third year out of Texas A&M, performed about as well as could have been expected. The strong-armed 6'3 225 QB completed 24-38 passes for 182 yards and 1 TD.

And while Dallas is signalling their confidence in the two QB's on their roster, it's not like they have many other options in an extremely depleted pool of available QB's, especially since any new signee would have little time to practice or learn the playbook before the biggest game of their season.

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