Jon Kitna Is Foolish Signing by Desperate Dallas Cowboys

December 25, 2013   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The Dallas Cowboys have reportedly signed former NFL quarterback Jon Kitna, and while they do need a backup quarterback in the event Tony Romo can't play, this is a signing that makes zero sense for the team.
After their exciting win over the Washington Redskins, things were looking good for the Cowboys.  Romo had just led the team to a fourth-quarter comeback, and they were a win away from the NFC East title and a spot in the playoffs.  However, news came out on Dec. 23 that Romo was out for the season with a back injury, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter.
But just one day later, the NFL: Around the League tweeted that Romo had received an epidural and the Cowboys were waiting to see how he responded before making a decision on whether or not he will play.
Still, in the event that Romo was unable to play, the Cowboys needed to find an emergency backup quarterback, because Kyle Orton was the only option on the active roster.  So, despite a number of other ...

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