Dallas Cowboys re-sign QB Kellen Moore to one-year deal

After enjoying the whirlwind romance of 2016 that included a fling with having the best one-two punch at quarterback in the NFL, the Dallas Cowboys were right back where they started -- looking for a backup for 2017.

Fully expected to (eventually) move on from Tony Romo, the club hosted free agent Josh McCown as a possible replacement to sit behind Dak Prescott. McCown left without agreeing to terms, and the Cowboys have moved on accordingly.

According to DallasCowboys.com, the team has officially re-signed free agent Kellen Moore to the team, who could serve as QB2 barring Romo sitting pat for next season.

And the details of the contract are exceptionally team-friendly, a new norm for the Cowboys' front office.

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No one is more excited to see the two sides reach an agreement than Moore himself, who recently lauded the team and proclaimed his wish to return for the future.

“Obviously you’ve got to figure out Tony's situation first and foremost,” Moore said early in the offseason to ESPN Boise's Joey Jenkins and Alex Gould, via CowboysBlitz.com. “They’ll sort those things out obviously. We would love to be back there, we love it out there.”

Moore lost his spot on the depth chart due to injury. He suffered a broken leg in training camp that ended his season, opening the door for Prescott -- who then ascended to starter when Romo also went down with a broken back.

Now fully recovered and ready to hit the field again, the team just solved their backup QB issue before it had a chance to rear its ugly head once Moore.

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