Originally written on Pro Football Zone  |  Last updated 10/28/14

NEW YORK - FEBRUARY 7: Retired football player Troy Aikman attends the opening of The Zone, a therapeutic play and education environment at Mount Sinai Hospital February 7, 2006 in New York City. (Photo by Peter Kramer/Getty Images)
Troy Aikman doesn’t believe the Dallas Cowboys should replace Tony Romo, but he does believe they should draft a quarterback this year. “I like the way the Packers did it for all those years,” Aikman said, per NFL.com. “To bring a guy in essentially every season, whether you draft him in the fourth round or fifth round or third round, whatever it might be. I think there’s something to be said for that.” “I don’t think they need another quarterback — make that clear — but because of Tony’s age they certainly have to start addressing who the guy is going to be who comes in after him, and if there’s a guy that they can pick up and maybe develop in the third or fourth round. I think that’s a real positive thing.” I think Aikman makes a good point.  Teams like the Giants have done the same thing over the past several years.  Some times it’s a good idea to see if you can develop a late round quarterback into a starter.   Need NFL Tickets? var _CI = _CI || {}; (function() { var script = document.createElement('script'); ref = document.getElementsByTagName('script')[0]; _CI.counter = (_CI.counter) ? _CI.counter + 1 : 1; document.write(''); script.type = 'text/javascript'; var _CI = _CI || {}; (function() { var script = document.createElement('script'); ref = document.getElementsByTagName('script')[0]; _CI.counter = (_CI.counter) ? _CI.counter + 1 : 1; document.write(''); script.type = 'text/javascript'; script.src = 'http://widget.crowdignite.com/widgets/27484?_ci_wid=_CI_widget_'+_CI.counter; script.async = true; ref.parentNode.insertBefore(script, ref); })();
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