Dallas needed to create a roster spot for Tony Romo, who is being activated from the short-term injured reserve list.
While Weeden may not be a long-term answer, he’s likely the best available quarterback, so bringing him in for the immediate future isn’t a bad move.
Weeden, 32, is in the final year of his two-year, $1.23 million contract and stands to make a base salary of $660,000 for the 2015 season.
Over the course of four games, Weeden has thrown for 739 yards while completing 72.4 percent of his passes to go along with two touchdowns and two interceptions. Pro Football Focus has him rated as the No. 21 quarterback out of 35 qualifying players.