Originally posted on MyTeamRivals.com  |  Last updated 1/13/12
The Dallas Cowboys veteran backup quarterback Jon Kitna has informed club officials that he intends to retire.  The 39-year-old Kitna, who has been Tony Romo’s backup the last three seasons, was placed on injured reserve Dec. 14 because of a lingering back injury. He had been inactive for the previous four games with the back injury before being placed on injured reserve.Kitna played well in 2010 after starting QB Tony Romo was injured early in the season.  Kitna played for many years with the Detroit Lions before he came to the Cowboys.This may add the Cowboys to the list of many teams that will be looking to add a QB this off-season.  You have to expect that the Cowboys’ priority to be a cover safety or corner-back but no team wants to be caught without a viable back-up to Tony Romo. Stephen McGee has not showed the level of development you want to see in a backup QB.  Will the Cowboys look to draft a QB in the first round?  There is great hype around Andrew Luck and Robert Griffi...
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