Jon Kitna returning to Cowboys

Updated: December 25, 2013, 11:06 PM ET
By Todd Archer | ESPNDallas.com

IRVING, Texas -- With Tony Romo ailing, the Dallas Cowboys have reached into their recent past by agreeing to a deal with veteran Jon Kitna.

The 41-year-old Kitna was signed by the Cowboys on Wednesday and with the team at practice later in the afternoon. To make room on the roster, dallas released wide receiver/kick returner Micheal Spurlock.

Kitna last played for the Cowboys in 2011 and then retired. He has been teaching and coaching high school football in Tacoma, Wash.

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