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Jerry Jones not thinking QB heading into draft

Published on NewsOK Modified: May 6, 2014 at 4:01 pm •  Published: May 6, 2014

IRVING, Texas (AP) — Dallas Cowboys owner and general manager Jerry Jones isn't looking to draft a quarterback — Johnny Manziel or otherwise.

Jones said Tuesday that the team's "best shot is a healthy Tony Romo." The draft starts Thursday night.

The Dallas quarterback just turned 34 and is coming off two back surgeries, the last for a herniated disk sustained against Washington that knocked him out of a playoffs-or-bust loss to Philadelphia in the season finale.

Jones says the odds of winning with a rookie quarterback are nothing to get excited about. The owner also says 2014 "isn't rebuilding time" with the Cowboys trying to end a four-year playoff drought in the final season of coach Jason Garrett's contract.



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