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               === Report: Cowboys add Kitna amid Romo injury ===
 Dallas,  TX (SportsNetwork.com)  - The Dallas Cowboys have reportedly added an
 insurance quarterback in case starter Tony Romo is, in fact, unable to play in
 Sunday's critical NFC East showdown against the Philadelphia Eagles.
 Jon  Kitna, who  last played in the  NFL with the Cowboys two seasons ago, has
 agreed to return to Dallas, according to the Dallas Morning News.
 Reports  earlier Tuesday  indicated  Romo received  an  epidural injection  to
 relieve  pain on the herniated disc in his back, an injury he suffered in last
 Sunday's win over the Redskins.
 The  injection  is a standard  procedure in treating  a herniated disc and the
 Cowboys  hope  to know  by Wednesday  or Thursday  if the  shot had a positive
 Still, Kitna has apparently been added as a potential backup for Kyle Orton if
 Romo doesn't dress.
 Kitna,  41, has played 15 seasons in the NFL and started nine games for Dallas
 in  2010. He appeared in three games in relief the next season before retiring
 at the end of the year.
 He has a career quarterback rating of 77.4 and has thrown 169 touchdown passes
 and 165 interceptions in 141 games.
 12/24 19:31:23 ET