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Kitna lands in Dallas as backup

Updated: March 1, 2009, 2:57 AM ET
By John Clayton | ESPN.com

The Detroit Lions traded quarterback Jon Kitna to the Dallas Cowboys on Saturday for cornerback Anthony Henry.

The move saved the Lions more than $4 million of cap room.

Kitna, 36, was happy enough with the idea of ending up in Dallas as Tony Romo's backup that he reworked his contract to give the Cowboys more cap room.

Kitna added an undetermined number of years to the deal, according to a source, but he still will earn the $4 million. ...

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