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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

Jones maintains Phillips will not get fired

Posted Oct. 31, 2010 @ 5:31 p.m. ET
After yet another embarrassing home loss, this time to the Jaguars, Cowboys head coach Wade Phillips got another vote of confidence from owner and general manager Jerry Jones.

Garrard leads Jaguars past crumbling Cowboys 35-17

Posted Oct. 31, 2010 @ 4:42 p.m. ET
David Garrard tied a club record with four touchdown passes and ran for another while narrowly missing a perfect quarterback rating, leading the Jaguars to a 35-17 victory over the Cowboys on Sunday.

Kitna's arm means Cowboys mustn't change dramatically

Posted Oct. 29, 2010 @ 9:56 a.m. ET
There are actually silver linings to the Tony Romo collarbone injury that will keep him out at least six weeks at a time when there are very few Mr. Brightsides in the Greater Dallas area.

Cowboys may start third-stringer at left guard

Posted Oct. 27, 2010 @ 1:33 p.m. ET
News just keeps getting worse for the 1-5 Cowboys. They could be starting third-string OG Phil Costa at left guard in Sunday's game against the Jaguars.

Cowboys' Romo won't have surgery, faces 6-8 week timetable

Posted Oct. 26, 2010 @ 3:55 p.m. ET
Cowboys QB Tony Romo won't need surgery on his broken collarbone and could return to the field in 6-8 weeks, Cowboys spokesman Rich Dalrymple said today.

Best-case scenario for Romo

Posted Oct. 26, 2010 @ 1:41 p.m. ET
Cowboys QB Tony Romo will only miss six weeks following Monday night's clavicle and collarbone injury, according to NFL Network reporter Michael Lombardi.

Romo breaks collarbone; Giants beat Cowboys 41-35

Posted Oct. 26, 2010 @ 2:40 a.m. ET
Giants QB Eli Manning threw four TD passes, pacing the division-leading Giants to a 41-35 win over the Cowboys, who fell to 1-5 and lost QB Tony Romo to a broken left clavicle.

Romo injury leaves Kitna in tough spot

Posted Oct. 25, 2010 @ 11:10 p.m. ET
The broken left clavicle suffered by Tony Romo in Monday night's game puts a much less mobile Jon Kitna in the spotlight, where he'll be playing behind a lumbering offensive line.

Romo out with fractured clavicle

Posted Oct. 25, 2010 @ 10:30 p.m. ET
Cowboys QB Tony Romo was knocked out of the Monday-night game against the Giants with a fractured left clavicle. Early reports suggested he might be sidelined for several months, leaving the starting job to Jon Kitna.

Inactives for Giants-Cowboys

Posted Oct. 25, 2010 @ 7:54 p.m. ET
The Giants and Cowboys have announced their inactive list for the final game of the Week Seven slate.

Romo or not, Cowboys destined to fail

Posted Oct. 25, 2010 @ 3:23 p.m. ET
We saw everything we needed to know about this Cowboys team in their loss to the Giants, and it had absolutely nothing to do with Tony Romo.

What has happened to Cowboys CB Jenkins?

Posted Oct. 21, 2010 @ 1:47 p.m. ET
Cowboys CB Mike Jenkins has taken to grabbing opposing receivers' jerseys when he is beat in coverage, which is a bad habit for a player who had been developing into one of the league's fine young corners.

Cowboys OG Kosier to miss 2-3 weeks

Posted Oct. 18, 2010 @ 3:40 p.m. ET
Cowboys starting LG Kyle Kosier will miss games for the second time this season, this time because of a strained right Achilles tendon.

Vikings players of the week

Posted Oct. 18, 2010 @ 1:59 p.m. ET
Here's a look at the players of the week from the Vikings' 24-21 win over the Cowboys on Sunday.

Vikings win battle of underachievers

Posted Oct. 17, 2010 @ 7:23 p.m. ET
Percy Harvin's 95-yard kickoff return for a touchdown gave Minnesota a spark to start the second half, and the Vikings overcame another uneven game by Brett Favre in a 24-21 victory over the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday.

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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