Tony Romo has room to grow as leader

Franchise quarterback could learn a thing or two from watching Kitna lead team

Updated: December 25, 2010, 12:29 PM ET
By Tim MacMahon | ESPNDallas.com

IRVING, Texas -- Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Carson Palmer, who spent the early seasons of his career as a proud pupil of Jon Kitna, predicted great success last season for Tony Romo, on one condition: Romo needed to listen to his wise, old backup.

If listening to Kitna can be so valuable, how much can a franchise quarterback benefit from watching the 38-year-old operate?

That's a silver-lining way to look at Romo's lost season. He'll end up spending 10 weeks on the sideline due ...

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