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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

Carr's INT helps give Cowboys win over Steelers

Posted Dec. 16, 2012 @ 8:48 p.m. ET
Brandon Carr intercepted a pass from Ben Roethlisberger to set up Dan Bailey's 21-yard field goal in overtime, and the Cowboys beat the Steelers 27-24.

Cowboys NT Ratliff (groin) done for the season

Posted Dec. 13, 2012 @ 3:37 p.m. ET
Cowboys NT Jay Ratliff underwent surgery for a groin injury on Thursday, the team confirmed. He will miss the rest of the season.

Cowboys place DT Brent on reserve/NFI list

Posted Dec. 12, 2012 @ 3:20 p.m. ET
The Cowboys placed DT Josh Brent on the reserve/non-football illness list Wednesday. Brent was arrested early Saturday for intoxicated manslaughter.

Cowboys claim CB Coe

Posted Dec. 11, 2012 @ 6:37 p.m. ET
The Cowboys claimed CB Michael Coe off waivers from the Dolphins and released CB Vince Agnew.

Funeral for Cowboys LB Jerry Brown is Friday in St. Louis

Posted Dec. 11, 2012 @ 1 p.m. ET
Funeral services for Cowboys practice-squad LB Jerry Brown are scheduled for Friday in St. Louis.

Cowboys WR Bryant might need surgery

Posted Dec. 10, 2012 @ 5:45 p.m. ET
Cowboys WR Dez Bryant could need season-ending surgery on his finger. He went to see a hand specialist Monday afternoon.

NFC East Spin cycle: Clean sweep as race thickens

Posted Dec. 10, 2012 @ 11:54 a.m. ET
The NFC East remains a three-way race with all four teams winning Sunday. David Wilson had a record day in the Giants' win.

Cowboys player's attorney: $500K bond excessive

Posted Dec. 09, 2012 @ 5:10 p.m. ET
Cowboys DL Josh Brent remained in custody Sunday on $500,000 bond, one day after being charged with intoxication manslaughter.

Cowboys beat Bengals after Saturday's tragedy

Posted Dec. 09, 2012 @ 4:53 p.m. ET
The grieving Cowboys rallied for a significant win on Sunday, beating the Bengals 20-19 on Dan Bailey's 40-yard field goal as time ran out.

Cowboys Brown dies in car crash; teammate Brent charged with manslaughter

Posted Dec. 08, 2012 @ 3:40 p.m. ET
Irving, Texas, police have confirmed that Cowboys LB Jerry Brown has died in an early-morning car crash, and Cowboys NT Josh Brent has been charged with manslaughter.

FBI agents raid sites belonging to ex-Jet, brother

Posted Dec. 07, 2012 @ 11 a.m. ET
Federal, state and local agents searched Fort Wayne property belonging to former Jets OT Jason Fabini and a home owned by his brother.

Cowboys OLB Spencer hopes to avoid tag again

Posted Dec. 06, 2012 @ 9:24 p.m. ET
Cowboys OLB Anthony Spencer is having a great season, but will the team be able to re-sign him in the offseason?

Cowboys place C Costa on I.R.

Posted Dec. 05, 2012 @ 4:34 p.m. ET
The Cowboys placed C Phil Costa on injured reserve with an ankle injury. He started three games for the Cowboys in 2012.

NFC East Spin cycle: Eagles' defense needs major overhaul

Posted Dec. 04, 2012 @ 12:50 p.m. ET
The NFC East race is officially on after the Cowboys beat the Eagles Sunday night and the Redskins took down the Giants on Monday.

Keeping Murray healthy is paramount

Posted Dec. 03, 2012 @ 2:50 p.m. ET
What a difference having Cowboys RB DeMarco Murray on the field makes, as he showed in the win over the Eagles.

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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