Hall of Fame quarterback and Fox analyst Troy Aikman is an outspoken fan of Cowboys starter Tony Romo, so he meant it with no disrespect recently when he said that Dallas needs to begin looking for Romo’s successor. Romo is 32 and will be 33 by the opening of training camp, a bit older than the backup--and only other quarterback on the roster through the 2012 season, following the ouster of former fourth round pick Stephen McGee, Kyle Orton.
Former Tarleton State quarterback Nick Stephens is in Dallas too, at the moment, but he’s signed to a futures contract and may not even be around when camp opens in August. Meaning that if the process of grooming a young signal caller is to begin this year, he’ll most likely come through the draft in April.
"You would like to have a young guy to try to bring along, certainly," quarterbacks coach Wade Wilson said recently, per ESPN Dallas.
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