Originally posted on NBC Dallas- Fort Worth  |  Last updated 1/20/12
For the first time in three years, the Dallas Cowboys have a question mark behind Tony Romo on the depth chart. Jon Kitna retired last week after spending the last three seasons as the Cowboys’ backup quarterback, leaving Stephen McGee as the team’s only quarterback after the starter Romo. The Cowboys have been pleased with the development of McGee, who is entering the last year of his contract, but it’s unclear whether Dallas is comfortable with him taking over as the team’s no. 2 at this point. Head coach Jason Garrett, who, as the backup to Troy Aikman for years in Dallas, knows well the importance of having a solid backup, discussed the position on Thursday--saying that the team is still mulling its options as we move into the offseason. “It’s a very important position,” Garrett said, per ESPN Dallas. “As we all know you want to make sure you allocate the resources necessary to that spot. Jon Kitna was great for us the last three years. He had a chance to play last year and pl...
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