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News: DMN: A look at how the Cowboys have addressed their quarterback situation via draft

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    A look at how the Cowboys have addressed their quarterback situation via the draft
    ByRainer Sabin / Reporter


    After Jerry Jones surveyed the field of prospects at a Senior Bowl practice last week, the Cowboys owner and general manager quashed the notion that the team was considering expending one of their seven draft picks on a quarterback even though the team needs to fill the void left by retired backup Jon Kitna.

    "What you should probably be looking at more is would you bring in a veteran in free agency or some type of trade or something like that," Jones said.

    For those who have watched this organization operate since the beginning of the new millennium, Jones' comments didn't come as a surprise. The Cowboys, after all, have demonstrated a peculiar reluctance to acquire their quarterbacks via the draft....
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    Cutting to the chase on draft history with Jerry Jones and quarterbacks:

    Quarterbacks the Cowboys have drafted since 1989

    2009; 4; Stephen McGee; Status as the team's backup remains uncertain

    2001; 2 Quincy Carter ; Flamed out after being sidetracked by substance-abuse issues

    1991; 4; Bill Musgrave; Never threw a pass in regular-season for Cowboys

    1989 1*; Steve Walsh; Started five games for the Cowboys, threw 5 TDs and 9 INTs

    1989; 1; Troy Aikman; Member of Pro Football Hall of Fame who was the cornerstone of the Cowboys' last dynasty

    *Walsh was selected in the 1989 supplemental draft

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