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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 might look into new kicker

Posted Dec. 27, 2010 @ 3:46 p.m. ET
Cowboys owner/GM Jerry Jones was confident that PK David Buehler could handle more than kickoff duties, but he has struggled with consistency and helped cost his team the game on Saturday.

Week 17 game times changed

Posted Dec. 26, 2010 @ 10:19 p.m. ET
The NFL has announced time changes for several key Week 17 matchups.

Late field goal lifts Cards over Cowboys

Posted Dec. 25, 2010 @ 11:08 p.m. ET
Jay Feely's 48-yard field goal barely cleared the crossbar with 5 seconds to go to thwart a big Dallas rally and give the Cardinals a 27-26 victory over the Cowboys on Saturday night.

Cowboys put Romo on I.R.

Posted Dec. 21, 2010 @ 2:55 p.m. ET
Tony Romo was place on injured reserve Tuesday, officially ending his season due to a broken collarbone.

Witten thriving with Kitna at QB

Posted Dec. 20, 2010 @ 3:08 p.m. ET
The Cowboys had hoped that QB Tony Romo would be able to return from a shoulder injury for the final two games of the season, but the latest reports say that's unlikely. One guy who won't mind that ...

Romo likely done for the year

Posted Dec. 20, 2010 @ 11:01 a.m. ET
The Cowboys had hoped that QB Tony Romo would be able to return from a fractured collarbone at the end of the year, but according to the Dallas Morning News, that appears unlikely.

Buehler's late FG lifts Cowboys past Redskins

Posted Dec. 19, 2010 @ 4:50 p.m. ET
After letting a 20-point lead dissolve into a tie game, David Buehler bailed out the Cowboys by making a 39-yard field goal with 50 seconds left and the defense managed to make it hold up for a 33-30 victory Sunday ...

Colts' playoff streak in prestigious company

Posted Dec. 19, 2010 @ 11:19 a.m. ET
With the Colts having made the playoffs eight straight seasons, NFList examines the longest such playoff streaks, including one by Dallas under Tom Landry.

Cowboys' defensive direction must change

Posted Dec. 19, 2010 @ 1:45 a.m. ET
Lost amid the mostly positive vibes of Jason Garrett's tenure as head coach is the fact that a defense that once was thought to be on the verge of awesomeness has been rather poor.

Cowboys unlikely to bring back Barber

Posted Dec. 18, 2010 @ 6:14 p.m. ET
With RB Marion Barber showing signs of slowing down, we hear Dallas is more likely to bring back No. 3 RB Tashard Choice and jettison the more expensive Barber, according to NFC East Whispers.

Spencer, Middleton fined for QB hits

Posted Dec. 16, 2010 @ 10:31 a.m. ET
Cowboys LB Anthony Spencer and Jaguars DB Will Middleton were fined this week for hits to quarterbacks during last Sunday's games.

Eagles-Cowboys notch best 'SNF' overnight rating

Posted Dec. 13, 2010 @ 12:07 p.m. ET
Sunday night's Eagles-Cowboys game scored the best overnight rating in "Sunday Night Football" history.

Jackson, Eagles too much for Cowboys

Posted Dec. 12, 2010 @ 11:53 p.m. ET
DeSean Jackson's go-ahead touchdown early in the fourth quarter was among many big plays for him and the Philadelphia Eagles, sending them to a 30-27 victory over the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday night.

Samuel, Justice out for Eagles vs. Cowboys

Posted Dec. 11, 2010 @ 1:14 p.m. ET
The Eagles have ruled out CB Asante Samuel and ORT Winston Justice for their NFC East battle with the Cowboys on Sunday night.

Cowboys sign rookie DE Geathers

Posted Dec. 08, 2010 @ 6:14 p.m. ET
The Cowboys announced Wednesday that they have released DE Jeremy Clark and claimed DE Clifton Geathers off waivers.

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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