The Dallas Cowboys are looking to select a quarterback at some point in the 2016 NFL Draft, there is certainly no question about that. It looks like they are showing interest in at least one quarterback as they held a private workout with former Penn State quarterback Christian Hackenberg on Wednesday.
Some believe that they would take someone like Carson Wentz in the first round, but owner Jerry Jones has already made it clear that he will not take a quarterback that early. So, with wanting to develop a quarterback under Tony Romo in what could be his last few seasons in the league, Hackenberg could be their answer.
FOX Sports 1’s Mike Garafolo reported that Hackenberg was in Dallas on Wednesday to work out with the team.
Cowboys held a private workout for Penn St QB Christian Hackenberg yesterday. They're looking for a developmental QB. He needs to develop.
— Mike Garafolo (@MikeGarafolo) March 31, 2016
Christian Hackenberg would certainly benefit from learning under a quarterback like Romo. In three seasons with the Nittany Lions, he racked up 8,457 yards and 48 touchdowns.
He still has some work to do, but being given a few years to do just that could be the best thing for the Cowboys to do right now. Romo can’t last forever, so maybe Hackenberg will be the answer at Jerry’s World in the next few years.
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