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NFL Trade Rumors: Cowboys (again) considering Mike Glennon?

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The Dallas Cowboys lost backup quarterback Kellen Moore to a right leg fracture, and apparently they’re now weighing their options in terms of who they could bring in to replace him. Given Tony Romo’s recent injury problems, that’s probably a smart move. ESPN’s Ed Werder reports that the Cowboys are looking at potential trade targets, and Mike Glennon is one of the names he mentions.

Glennon has been linked to trade rumors extensively and repeatedly this offseason, but nothing actually happened. Whether that’s because teams preferred to draft their quarterbacks, because of several free agent quarterbacks, because the Bucs’ asking price was too high, or because teams just don’t like Glennon is a bit of a mystery right now.

The Cowboys actually pursuing Glennon seems a bit unlikely, though. If his price was too high before the draft, it certainly won’t be any better now. And there’s no real urgency for the Cowboys to go after a quarterback: not only do they have Romo as a starter, they also drafted Dak Prescott. And aside from Glennon, the Cowboys could target some players who are likely to be cheaper, like Nick Foles and Josh McCown.

Unless something drastically changes, Glennon will almost certainly play out his contract with the Bucs and walk away as a free agent next year.