Found January 13, 2012 on Dave Krieg's Strike Beard:
With the reports that Jon Kitna is retiring from football, I thought it would be a good time to look back at Kitna's time with the Seahawks over a decade ago. After leaving Seattle, Kitna carved out a nice career mostly as a competent back up with a few memorable stretches as a starter (particularly in Cincinnati). He threw for almost 30,000 yards and 169 touchdowns over his 15-year career, which is pretty damn good for an undrafted free agent from Central Washington University... but for Twelves, Kitna's career has a really specific flavor and meaning, which is what I want to talk about today. I actually saw Kitna play once in college. It was the one and only game I went to while I was a student at Western Washington, and I remember two things about it: I went with a girl I was obsessed with (who I've talked about in this space before), and Kitna absolutely TORCHED our Vikings. I never gave the guy another thought until he stuck on the Seahawks' roster in 1997. Kitn...

Report: Cowboys backup QB Kitna to retire

Jon Kitna, who has been the backup quarterback for the Dallas Cowboys for the last three seasons, has informed the team he is retiring, according to a report by Brandon George of The Dallas Morning News. Kitna missed half of 2011 with an injured back. He was placed on injured reserve on Dec. 14. Kitna began his career in Seattle in 1997, where he signed to be Warren Moon's...

Report: Cowboys QB Kitna to retire

Dallas Cowboys quarterback Jon Kitna has reportedly decided to call it quits.The Dallas Morning News reported Thursday that Kitna is set to end his 15-year career, during which he threw for nearly 30,000 yards.The 39-year-old spent the past season with the Dallas Cowboys, but suffered a serious back injury midway through the year and was placed on injured reserve.The undrafted Central...

Quarterback Jon Kitna CALLING IT QUITS After 15 Years

Dallas Cowboys quarterback Jon Kitna is CALLING IT QUITS after 15 years in the NFL. Dallas Morning News is reporting that Kitna informed the Dallas Cowboys about his decision to retire from the NFL. It's being said that the Cowboys will officially make the announcement about Kitna's retirement on Friday or Saturday. Kitna, 39, served as Tony Romo's backup for the...

Former Seahawks QB Jon Kitna to retire

You know your getting old when you EASILY remember guys playing their first game for your beloved team as a young kid, now they're old, and retiring. Dallas Cowboys quarterback Jon Kitna has reportedly decided to call it quits. The 39-year-old spent the past season with the Cowboys, but suffered a serious back injury midway through the year and was placed on IR. The...

Veteran backup QB Jon Kitna has informed the Cowboys that he will retire

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Kitna Ready To Retire

Quarterback Jon Kitna has decided it is time to retire, according to the Dallas Morning News. Fantasy Spin: The 39-year-old vet began his career with the Seattle Seahawks back in 1997, and has started 124 games in the NFL. He will be walking away from the gridiron with 169 touchdown passes and 29,745 yards. Stephen McGee is currently the top candidate to serve as Tony Romos primary...

So long, Jon Kitna

Jon Kitna made the NFL as an undrafted free agent on the Seahawks in 1997. 15 seasons after being Warren Moon’s backup, Kitna is ready to retire at the age of 39. Brandon George of the Dallas Morning News reports that Kitna has informed Cowboys officials that he’s not going to play any longer. His contract…

QB Kitna, 39, tells Cowboys he will walk away from the game

Dallas Cowboys backup quarterback Jon Kitna has decided to end his 15-year NFL playing career.

Kitna to Retire from NFL

After spending three years as a backup to Tony Romo, quarterback Jon Kitna s retiring from the NFL, according to ESPN. Kitna, 39, was placed on injured reserve Dec. 14 with a back injury and never returned. Kitna saw most of his action in Dallas during the 2010 campaign when he played in 10 games after Romo broke his collerbone in Week 3 against the Giants. That season, Kitna...

Cowboys QB to Retire

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...

Source: Kitna informs Cowboys he will retire

Backup quarterback Jon Kitna has informed the Dallas Cowboys that he will retire, according to a source.
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