Cowboys need to invest in quarterbacks

IRVING, Texas -- Alex Smith is the epitome of a game manager at quarterback, a player known far more for his failings than successes in his first seven NFL seasons.

Still, Smith netted San Francisco a second-round pick this season and a conditional third-round pick next season when the 49ers traded him to Kansas City.

It's just one more example of why the Cowboys need to change their dumb philosophy when it comes to acquiring quarterbacks.

We're talking about a team that's drafted just three quarterbacks -- Bull Musgrave (1994), Quincy Carter (2001) and Stephen McGee (2009) -- since Troy Aikman joined the franchise in 1989.

That's a joke. Especially in a league where quarterbacks reign.

Read more about the quarterback issue here.