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Jason Witten

Jason Witten - #82 - TE

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 6"/ 261 lbs.
Birthday 05/06/1982
Birthplace Elizabethton, TN
College Tennessee
Years played 11
Drafted 2003, 3rd round, 5th pick by Cowboys

STATS, LLC 2012 STATS

Rec Yds TD
110 1039 3

Cowboys hire WR coach from Packers

Posted Feb. 11, 2011 @ 7:18 p.m. ET
Jimmy Robinson, who just helped a deep group of receivers in Green Bay capture the Super Bowl title, is the new WR coach of the Cowboys.

Top 10 stories of 2010 season

Posted Feb. 10, 2011 @ 8 a.m. ET
As players, owners and fans enter an offseason filled with uncertainty, Pro Football Weekly takes a look back at the 10 stories that shaped the 2010 season, both on the field and off.

Cowboys hire Baker as DL coach

Posted Feb. 08, 2011 @ 8:12 p.m. ET
The Cowboys have hired Brian Baker to coach the team's defensive line. Baker has been an assistant at North Carolina for a little more than a month.

Saints’ Payton under scrutiny for buying home in Dallas

Posted Feb. 08, 2011 @ 5:03 p.m. ET
Saints head coach Sean Payton is catching heat, including from Saints fans, for buying a home in Dallas, where Payton has ties from his time as an assistant on the Cowboys' staff.

Payton moving family to Dallas

Posted Feb. 08, 2011 @ 2:48 p.m. ET
Sean Payton will be leaving his home in New Orleans, moving to Dallas and commuting to work daily via private plane.

Cowboys' Spencer struggled due to lack of 'focus'

Posted Feb. 07, 2011 @ 12:02 p.m. ET
The drop-off in play by Dallas OLB Anthony Spencer in 2010 was mostly the result of a lack of focus, teammate DeMarcus Ware told PFW, according to NFC Whispers.

Ware, Ratliff excited to work with Ryan

Posted Feb. 05, 2011 @ 6:35 p.m. ET
Cowboys stars DeMarcus Ware and Jay Ratliff barely have had time to talk to new defensive coordinator Rob Ryan, but they are excited at the possibilities.

Report: Seven injured by falling ice at Cowboys Stadium

Posted Feb. 04, 2011 @ 3:53 p.m. ET
Seven people were injured, one critically, in Dallas on Friday afternoon when ice fell from the roof of Cowboys stadium, according to the Dallas Morning News.

A Super Bowl to forget

Posted Feb. 03, 2011 @ 5:35 p.m. ET
Forty years ago, Baltimore and Dallas treated football fans to the sloppiest afternoon in Super Bowl history.

Jones thinks Super Bowl can break attendance record

Posted Feb. 01, 2011 @ 10:12 p.m. ET
Cowboys owner Jerry Jones said he thinks Super Bowl XLV could draw a record crowd at Cowboys Stadium, and he also spoke about other issues.

Cowboys hire Eberflus as LB coach

Posted Jan. 31, 2011 @ 5:37 p.m. ET
The Cowboys named Matt Eberflus the team's new linebackers coach on Monday, replacing Reggie Herring.

Comeback at 48? Herschel Walker wants a shot

Posted Jan. 25, 2011 @ 11:55 a.m. ET
Herschel Walker wants to play in the NFL at age 48 after being out of the league for 13 years.

Cowboys want Bryant to show more maturity

Posted Jan. 22, 2011 @ 4:45 p.m. ET
Dallas was not pleased with WR Dez Bryant's dedication to the game this season, so it allowed a rumor to float that the rookie might be available in trade.

Rob Ryan can fit in fine with Garrett

Posted Jan. 21, 2011 @ 1:57 p.m. ET
Some have wondered whether Rob Ryan, the Cowboys' new defensive coordinator, could fit with straight-laced Jason Garrett in Dallas. The simple answer: yes.

Cowboys officially name Ryan as defensive coordinator

Posted Jan. 19, 2011 @ 6:31 p.m. ET
The Cowboys named Rob Ryan as the team's defensive coordinator on Wednesday.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted Feb. 28, 2013
The Dallas Cowboys have reworked the contracts of five starters, including Witten, to save salary cap space.||||||| Witten's new deal will take $3.6 million off the cap.
Posted Nov. 05, 2012
With seven catches for 51 yards in Sunday's 19-13 loss to Atlanta, Witten has 754 for his career, passing Michael Irvin's record of 750.||||||| With 538 yards, Witten is on pace for his fourth 1,000-yard season.
Posted Oct. 31, 2012
With four more catches against the Falcons on Sunday, Witten will surpass Hall of Fame receiver Michael Irvin's franchise record of 750 receptions.||||||| Witten said Wednesday it is special to be mentioned with Irvin, but the seven-time Pro Bowler says his focus is on trying to help the Cowboys (3-4) win at the undefeated Falcons.
Posted Oct. 02, 2012
Witten caught 13 passes for 112 yards and a TD in Monday's 34-18 loss to Chicago.||||||| Witten caught eight passes for 76 yards in the first three weeks.
Posted Sept. 12, 2012
Witten feels like he is getting back to his normal self after suffering a lacerated spleen. Witten said Wednesday that he didn't take any shots to that part of his torso during the season-opening victory against the Giants a week earlier. He started the game and played 53 of the Cowboys' 68 offensive snaps. He caught two passes.||||||| Witten says he is still recovering from the Aug. 13 injury, but doesn't anticipate any setbacks. He will still be wearing extra padding when the Cowboys play Sunday at Seattle. Witten feels good when he's practicing and running around. He says what he's dealing with isn't like an ankle or hamstring injury that can linger for weeks.

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