IRVING, Texas – Jon Kitna is listed as questionable for the Dallas Cowboys’ season finale.
He did not practise Friday, increasing the odds that quarterback Stephen McGee will make the first start of his NFL career Sunday in Philadelphia.
Kitna hasn’t practised all week because of a muscle in his side that hurts when he throws. Interim coach Jason Garrett said Kitna will make the trip to Philadelphia, so it’s still possible he could play and perhaps even start.
In case McGee starts and Kitna isn’t able to back him up, the Cowboys added another quarterback to the active roster Friday â€” Chris Greisen, who joined their practice squad Monday.
Greisen is a 34-year-old NFL rookie. He’s been with the Cardinals and Redskins, but hasn’t gotten into a game. He’s a pro football vagabond, having played in NFL Europe, the Arena League, af2 and most recently the UFL. The Cowboys-owned Arena League team was one of his stops.
To clear room for him on the active roster, the Cowboys put receiver Sam Hurd on injured reserve with a head injury. He’d already been ruled out for the finale. Also Friday, Hurd was named the team’s recipient of the Ed Block Courage Award
Linebackers Bradie James, Keith Brooking and Sean Lee, and receivers Roy Williams and Jesse Holley all are listed as probable.