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A Brief History of Dallas Cowboys Quarterback Garrett Gilbert
Staubach. Aikman. Romo. … Gilbert? True, this Dallas Cowboys season isn’t quite what had been promised. But even as the ’Boys lost their fourth straight game before the recent bye week, backup quarterback Garrett Gilbert gave the team a chance at home against the undefeated Pittsburgh Steelers. More than that, he gave fans something of a happy story in this year of injury (Dak Prescott, original backup QB Andy Dalton), unmet expectations (first-year head coach Mike McCarthy), and Jerry Jones’s most dubious marketing triumph yet—the NFL record for highest attendance during a pandemic. Amid all that, the 29-year-old Gilbert added an unexpected chapter to what was already a considerable Texas football legend, good, bad, or otherwise. The Austin-raised quarterback never won the Heisman Trophy or…View Original Post