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Kitna: Dallas Is In Good Hands With Romo

Jon Kitna recently retired after 16 seasons in the NFL



    After three years as the Dallas Cowboys’ backup quarterback and 16 seasons in the NFL, Jon Kitna retired to become a teacher and a football coach. He leaves the game with no regrets, he says, and as a fan on the man he backed up these past three years, starter Tony Romo.

    I have no regrets,” Kitna said, per the Fort Worth Star-Telegram. “Sixteen years, I can’t believe it. I was trying to get one year. I played 16. It’s been a blessing. It lasted longer than I thought it would.”

    As for the team he’s leaving, Kitna believes the franchise is in good hands with Romo at the helm.

    “Tony had a phenomenal year,” Kitna said. “He had the best year since I have been here. Everybody who knows the game would say it was the best of his career and he has had a lot of good ones. He’s continued to get better every year. He is the right guy for the job.”

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