Recently Signed Cowboys Backup QB Jon Kitna is Donating His Game Check

Jon Kitna came out of retirement — which he was spending teaching at a high school — to become the Cowboys’ third-string quarterback after Tony Romo’s back injury. He is using his return to the NFL as a way to help out the school. He will make $53,000 for the game, and he is planning to donate the entire check back to Lincoln High School in Tacoma, Wash., where he is a math...
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December 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Jon Kitna donating his game check to the high school he works at

    Dallas Cowboys quarterback Jon Kitna plans on donating his week 17 $530,000 game check to the high school that he currently works at, according to the Dallas Morning News. Much has been made of the Cowboys signing high school math teacher Jon Kitna out of retirement to figure into their quarterback puzzle against the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday...
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December 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Jon Kitna to donate Cowboys game check to his high school

Jon Kitna, who was just signed by the Dallas Cowboys to back up Kyle Orton, will donate the money he's paid to his high school.
Via Gamedayr
December 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Cowboys will pay Kitna $53,000; he'll donate it to high school

Much has been made of the Cowboys signing high school math teacher Jon Kitna out of retirement to figure into their quarterback puzzle against the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday. Almost every reference has mentioned the quarterback, who retired from the Cowboys after the 2011 season, will earn about $53,000 for his Christmas week’s work. Only Kitna, 41, is not keeping the money...
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December 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Cowboys bring in Kitna to shore up QB spot

The Dallas Cowboys are close to bringing Jon Kitna out of retirement to serve as the team's emergency quarterback with Tony Romo at risk of missing the season finale against Philadelphia. The team reported on its website Tuesday night that Kitna would join the team in time for practice Christmas Day. The move is pending a physical for the 41-year-old Kitna, who retired after...
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December 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Merry Christmas Cowboys fans: You just signed a 41 year old quarterback, but it is not Brett Favre

Yes, this is not a joke, the Dallas Cowboys just signed 41 year old Jon Kitna.   It is crazy because he is being signed over David Carr, Tyler Thigpen, Caleb Hanie and John Skelton. The Dallas Cowboys released Michael Spurlock to make room for Kitna.  Spurlock was huge last week and one of the main […]
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December 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Cowboys bring back Jon Kitna

With the division title one the line in the upcoming season finale against the Philadelphia Eagles (9-6) on Sunday Night Football (Dec. 29), the Dallas Cowboys (8-7) have decided to bring back 41-year-old free agent quarterback Jon Kitna, according to Clarence Hill of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram. Cowboys are expected to sign Jon kitna as third qb. A blast from the past — Clarence...
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December 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Former Cowboys QB Jon Kitna becomes a school teacher

Former Dallas Cowboys backup quarterback Jon Kitna announced his retirement from the NFL after a 16-year season and has now started a new career as a high school algebra teacher and football coach. Kitna has found employment at Lincoln High School in his hometown of Tacoma, Washington. Kitna went on the injured reserve list on December 15th this season with a back injury...
January 30, 2012  |  Discuss

Jon Kitna to coach football at Tacoma high school

Jon Kitna was hired as the football coach at Lincoln High School in Tacoma after retiring from a 15-year NFL career. Kitna was introduced Thursday. He was recently hired at his old high school as a math teacher. Kitna received his math education degree at Central Washington University, where he was a standout quarterback and led the Wildcats to a share of the 1995 NAIA national...
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January 26, 2012  |  Discuss

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...
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January 12, 2012  |  Discuss

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