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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 improve to 2-0 under Garrett

Posted Nov. 21, 2010 @ 4:17 p.m. ET
Bryan McCann grabbed a batted-down punt and returned it 97 yards for a touchdown, Miles Austin had two short touchdown catches and 38-year-old Jon Kitna had a career-best 29-yard touchdown run to lift the Dallas Cowboys to a 35-19 victory ...

Cowboys' Bryant becoming star in the making

Posted Nov. 19, 2010 @ 2:13 p.m. ET
Cowboys rookie WR Dez Bryant has shown enough that you can say he has the talent to be one of the best wideouts in the game if he works on the details.

Poll: Garrett won't retain Cowboys' coaching job

Posted Nov. 18, 2010 @ 2:17 a.m. ET
Despite the Cowboys' impressive upset of the Giants in his first game as interim head coach, PFW readers don't believe Jason Garrett will be Dallas' head coach when the 2011 regular season rolls around.

A closer look at how interim coaches have fared

Posted Nov. 16, 2010 @ 10:26 a.m. ET
With Jason Garrett having been handed the interim head-coaching job of the Cowboys, PFW's Mike Wilkening looks back at the results turned in by interim head coaches in recent years.

Garrett's simplicity improves Cowboys' recipe

Posted Nov. 15, 2010 @ 2:51 p.m. ET
The Cowboys played their best game of the season in Jason Garrett's first game, giving him a chance to keep the job if he can keep them playing at this level.

Garrett gives Cowboys focused look

Posted Nov. 15, 2010 @ 12:05 p.m. ET
With half a season to show his mettle, Dallas interim head coach Jason Garrett quickly appears to have made some radical changes to the Cowboys' disconnected culture.

Cowboys' Garrett wins debut over Giants

Posted Nov. 14, 2010 @ 8:13 p.m. ET
Jon Kitna passed for 327 yards and three touchdowns and the Dallas Cowboys looked revitalized with new coach Jason Garrett running the team in a 33-20 victory that served as a reality check for the New York Giants on Sunday.

Power outage delays Giants-Cowboys for 12 minutes

Posted Nov. 14, 2010 @ 6:22 p.m. ET
Smoke coming out of a transformer led to a power outage at New Meadowlands Stadium, delaying the Giants-Cowboys game for 12 minutes.

Garrett has chance to keep Cowboys' job

Posted Nov. 12, 2010 @ 11:25 a.m. ET
Much of the talk after Wade Phillips was fired was centered on who the Cowboys would pursue to be their next head coach, but the way we hear it, interim coach Jason Garrett has a real opportunity to get the ...

NFC East midseason reports

Posted Nov. 11, 2010 @ 12:14 p.m. ET
Hakeem Nicks' nine TD catches in eight games has delighted the Giants, and fantasy owners as well. Read our midseason reports on the NFC East teams.

Cowboys DE Spears, S Owusu-Ansah to IR

Posted Nov. 10, 2010 @ 12:48 p.m. ET
Cowboys DE Marcus Spears and S Akwasi Owusu-Ansah will be placed on injured reserve to clear roster space for DL Jeremy Clark and Jimmy Saddler-McQueen.

Rookie Meter: Bryant provides spark for Cowboys

Posted Nov. 09, 2010 @ 5:20 p.m. ET
Cowboys WR Dez Bryant has been on fire since QB Jon Kitna took over at QB for the Cowboys. After another big game, Bryant creeps up this week's Rookie Meter.

Spears (calf) to miss 4-6 weeks

Posted Nov. 09, 2010 @ 1:28 p.m. ET
Cowboys DE Marcuse Spears suffered a calf strain in the team's Week Nine blowout loss to the Packers and will miss the next 4-6 weeks.

Cowboys fire Wade Phillips

Posted Nov. 08, 2010 @ 7:02 p.m. ET
The Cowboys have fired head coach Wade Phillips and named Jason Garrett their interim head coach.

Garrett must change culture of Cowboys

Posted Nov. 08, 2010 @ 4:36 p.m. ET
With Wade Phillips out and Jason Garrett in, we take a look at what's next for the Cowboys for the rest of this season — and beyond.

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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