Quarterback Jon Kitna, and the Dallas Cowboys fell just shy of pulling off a big upset over the New Orleans Saints, on Thanksgiving Day. Nakia Hogan, of the Times-Picayune, has the story, below.

Quarterback Jon Kitna #3 of the Dallas Cowboys in action during the pre-season NFL football game against San Diego Chargers at Qualcomm Stadium on August 21, 2010 in San Diego, California.

Courtesy---Nakia Hogan/Times-Picayune

At 38 years old, Jon Kitna's days of serving as a gunslinger should have passed him by years ago.

But age hasn't seemed to slow the Dallas Cowboys' veteran quarterback.

Since becoming the Cowboys' starter five games ago, Kitna has discovered the fountain of youth, stringing together a series of quality starts.

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