UNIONDALE, NY - MAY 18: Quarterback Chris Greisen #14 of the Georgia Force throws a pass against the New York Dragons on May 18, 2008 at Nassau Coliseum in Uniondale, New York. Georgia defeated New York 72-67. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images for the New York Dragons)
With Tony Romo on the injured reserve and Jon Kitna likely out for Sunday’s regular season finale with the Philadelphia Eagles, the Dallas Cowboys will sign quarterback Chris Greisen to the practice squad later today. He will probably serve as backup to Stephen McGee on Sunday.
The 34-year-old Greisen has spent time with, among others, the Arizona Cardinals, as well as the Milwaukee Iron of the AFL and the Florida Tuskers of the UFL. He also played for the Dallas Desperadoes of the now-defunct Arena Football League.
Greisen was selected by Arizona in the seventh round of the 1999 draft.
Dallas will sign Greisen to the practice squad in order to skirt a $25,000 transfer fee from the UFL. The team will likely add the veteran to the active roster later this week, and, by doing so, will be required to release someone from the 53-man roster.
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