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Cowboys shouldn't rush Tony Romo

Jon Kitna is plenty capable of filling in if starter is at risk of further injury

Updated: September 22, 2011, 11:12 AM ET
By Jean-Jacques Taylor | ESPNDallas.com

IRVING, Texas -- Jon Kitna is the NFL's best backup quarterback. Yes, that includes Texas-ex Vince Young.

Kitna proved it last season.

And again on Sunday.

Kitna kept the Dallas Cowboys close enough during the third quarter until Tony Romo rode in on his white steed to save the day and lead the Cowboys to a thrilling 27-24 overtime win over the San Francisco 49ers despite having a cracked rib and a punctured lung.

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