Troy Aikman was drafted 23 years ago, and since 1989, the Dallas Cowboys have not drafted a quarterback in the 1st round. Only the Chiefs and Saints hold a longer streak (28yrs) of not drafting a QB in the 1st round.
I bring this up because its been way too long for a franchise to go without pulling the trigger on the most important position on the team. The closest thing the Cowboys have come to a 1st round QB was in 2001 when they drafted Quincy Carter in the 2nd round, after that we saw Testaverde, Bledsoe, Henson, and currently Tony Romo leading the way.
23 draft classes is an insanely long time without pulling the trigger on a 1st round QB; however, the Cowboys made some serious mistakes that left them without even owning 1st round picks. Remember the Joey Galloway and Roy Williams trades? Those set us back for years, and rather than packaging picks for a QB, we packaged them for bad receivers.
Quarterback is the premium position on any team, and the Cowboys keep passing on a l...