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Jon Kitna

Jon Kitna - #3 - QB

Status Inactive
Height/Weight 6' 2"/ 220 lbs.
Birthday 09/21/1972
Birthplace Tacoma, WA
College Central Washington
Years played 16

Report: Cowboys QB Kitna to retire

Posted Jan. 12, 2012 @ 6:49 p.m. ET
Cowboys backup QB Jon Kitna informed the team he will retire, according to ESPN Dallas.

Cowboys place Kitna on injured reserve

Posted Dec. 14, 2011 @ noon ET
The Cowboys placed QB Jon Kitna on injured reserve with a back injury and signed WR Dwayne Harris to the active roster.

Romo suffers fractured rib, returns to game

Posted Sept. 18, 2011 @ 6:24 p.m. ET
Cowboys QB Tony Romo left Sunday's game against the 49ers with a fractured rib and will not return. Jon Kitna replaced him to start the second half.

Kitna may miss Week 17 for Dallas

Posted Dec. 31, 2010 @ 5:47 p.m. ET
Cowboys QB Jon Kitna missed practice on Friday and is questionable for the season finale vs. the Eagles.

Cowboys put Romo on I.R.

Posted Dec. 21, 2010 @ 2:55 p.m. ET
Tony Romo was place on injured reserve Tuesday, officially ending his season due to a broken collarbone.

Witten thriving with Kitna at QB

Posted Dec. 20, 2010 @ 3:08 p.m. ET
The Cowboys had hoped that QB Tony Romo would be able to return from a shoulder injury for the final two games of the season, but the latest reports say that's unlikely. One guy who won't mind that ...

Romo likely done for the year

Posted Dec. 20, 2010 @ 11:01 a.m. ET
The Cowboys had hoped that QB Tony Romo would be able to return from a fractured collarbone at the end of the year, but according to the Dallas Morning News, that appears unlikely.

Cowboys pick Manning four times, beat Colts in OT

Posted Dec. 05, 2010 @ 8:10 p.m. ET
On Sunday, Peyton Manning had two of his four interceptions returned for touchdowns and the last one set up David Buehler's 38-yard field goal in overtime to give Dallas a 38-35 victory at Indianapolis.

Giants concerned about OT Andrews' health

Posted Dec. 04, 2010 @ 5:21 p.m. ET
With OLT Shawn Andrews missing his second consecutive game in Week 13, the Giants are worried that his back problems will linger, according to NFC East Whispers.

Cowboys improve to 2-0 under Garrett

Posted Nov. 21, 2010 @ 4:17 p.m. ET
Bryan McCann grabbed a batted-down punt and returned it 97 yards for a touchdown, Miles Austin had two short touchdown catches and 38-year-old Jon Kitna had a career-best 29-yard touchdown run to lift the Dallas Cowboys to a 35-19 victory ...

Kitna doesn’t spell doom for Cowboys’ receivers

Posted Nov. 01, 2010 @ 6:07 p.m. ET
The fact that QB Jon Kitna is starting for the injured Tony Romo doesn't mean you should abandon hope for the Dallas receiving corps.

Kitna's arm means Cowboys mustn't change dramatically

Posted Oct. 29, 2010 @ 9:56 a.m. ET
There are actually silver linings to the Tony Romo collarbone injury that will keep him out at least six weeks at a time when there are very few Mr. Brightsides in the Greater Dallas area.

Cowboys' Romo won't have surgery, faces 6-8 week timetable

Posted Oct. 26, 2010 @ 3:55 p.m. ET
Cowboys QB Tony Romo won't need surgery on his broken collarbone and could return to the field in 6-8 weeks, Cowboys spokesman Rich Dalrymple said today.

Romo injury leaves Kitna in tough spot

Posted Oct. 25, 2010 @ 11:10 p.m. ET
The broken left clavicle suffered by Tony Romo in Monday night's game puts a much less mobile Jon Kitna in the spotlight, where he'll be playing behind a lumbering offensive line.

Report: Romo to have X-rays on non-throwing hand

Posted Oct. 18, 2010 @ 10:27 a.m. ET
Tony Romo took a lot of hits in the Cowboys' Week Six loss to the Vikings, and one of them hurt the QBs left hand.


Posted Dec. 14, 2011
The Dallas Cowboys have put Kitna on injured reserve, ending the quarterback's 15th NFL season and possibly his career.The 39-year-old Kitna, in his third season as Tony Romo's backup, hasn't played since Nov. 13 because of a back injury.||||||| Kitna's most extensive action with Dallas came last season after Romo broke his collarbone. In 10 games, he threw for 2,365 yards with 16 touchdowns and 12 interceptions.
Posted April 05, 2011
If there's an NFL season, there could be a QB controversy in Dallas.||||||| TE Martellus Bennett told 103.3's Ben & Skin Show that he thinks the competition should be open in training camp between Kitna and Tony Romo. WR Roy Williams has also said that he enjoys playing with Kitna. It is unclear how this will affect Romo.
Posted Dec. 27, 2010
Kitna will be the starting quarterback for the Dallas Cowboys in their finale Sunday if his strained abdominal muscle heals enough.||||||| It probably won't, though, so second-year reserve Stephen McGee is likely to make his first career start. Coach Jason Garrett said Monday the Cowboys still believed Kitna gave them their best chance to beat Philadelphia. He's gone 4-5 since replacing Tony Romo.
Posted Dec. 26, 2010
Kitna completed 12 of 20 passes with one TD and two INTs in Saturday's 27-26 loss at Arizona.||||||| Kitna left with a hip injury so fantasy owners should monitor news from Cowboys camp this week to see if he plays in the finale for Dallas.
Posted Dec. 26, 2010
Kitna is inactive for Sunday's game at NFC East rival Philadelphia.||||||| Stephen McGee will make the first start of his NFL career Sunday in Philadelphia.