Cowboys work out quarterback Mike Kafka, just in case


The Cowboys swear Tony Romo will be sufficiently healed from back surgery to participate well before training camp.

But they’re making contingency plans, just in case.

According to Clarence Hill of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, the Cowboys worked out former Eagles quarterback Mike Kafka Thursday, along with a pair of wide receivers. None of them were signed at this point, but the looking is interesting.

Kafka hasn’t played since 2012, after being cut by the Jaguars in preseason this year and failing to latch on anywhere else. But the Cowboys have just one healthy quarterback at the moment (Kyle Orton), and would ostensibly need someone else to throw in OTAs if Romo isn’t ready by then.

The receivers getting a workout were former Arena Leaguers Braylon Bell and Maurice Williams.