At QB, Jon Kitna has Cowboys' back

Tony Romo's capable understudy delivers under center, embraces role as team's No. 2

Updated: November 22, 2010, 8:53 AM ET
By Tim MacMahon | ESPNDallas.com

ARLINGTON, Texas -- No need for Tony Romo to rush back from a broken collarbone. Jon Kitna is holding down the fort just fine for the Dallas Cowboys.

Actually, that isn't high enough praise after Kitna's performances the past two weeks. The 38-year-old backup has been phenomenal during the Cowboys' two-game winning streak to open the Jason Garrett era.

One week after lighting it up in an upset of the New York Giants, Kitna turned in a remarkably efficient performance in Sunday's ...

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