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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

Vikings-Cowboys matchup of the day: Saturday

Posted Oct. 16, 2010 @ 5:08 p.m. ET
Here's a look at another key matchup in Sunday's Vikings-Cowboys game:

Vikings-Cowboys matchup of the day: Friday

Posted Oct. 15, 2010 @ 9:30 p.m. ET
Here's a look at another key matchup in Sunday's Cowboys-Vikings game.

Spencer: Cowboys not far away defensively

Posted Oct. 15, 2010 @ 9:24 p.m. ET
The Cowboys' defense was playing at an exceptionally high level late last season prior to the playoff loss to the Vikings, and OLB Anthony Spencer told PFW he thinks the team can follow a similar path this time around.

Cowboys elevate Holly to 53-man roster

Posted Oct. 15, 2010 @ 4:21 p.m. ET
The Cowboys signed WR Jesse Holly from their practice squad on Friday and released OT Robert Brewster.

Vikings-Cowboys matchup of the day: Thursday

Posted Oct. 14, 2010 @ 8:22 p.m. ET
Here's a look at another key matchup in Sunday's Cowboys-Vikings game.

Cowboys sign OT Parnell

Posted Oct. 14, 2010 @ 11:33 a.m. ET
The Cowboys signed OT Jermey Parnell from the Saints' practice squad on Thursday.

They said it: Vikings edition

Posted Oct. 13, 2010 @ 9:51 p.m. ET
Here's a sampling of things heard this week by Vikings and Cowboys players and coaches.

Favre would consider sitting to rest elbow

Posted Oct. 13, 2010 @ 5:35 p.m. ET
Vikings QB Brett Favre said Wednesday he would consider resting his sore elbow and sitting out games.

Vikings' 60-second rant: Loser goes home Sunday

Posted Oct. 13, 2010 @ 5:16 p.m. ET
Sobering news for the loser of Cowboys-Vikings: Since the NFL expanded the playoffs to 12 teams in 1990, there have been only five clubs that have started 1-4 and made the postseason.

America loves 'America's Team'

Posted Oct. 12, 2010 @ 1:15 p.m. ET
A new poll reports that for the fourth year in a row, the Cowboys have been voted as the most popular NFL team.

Cowboys' problems run deeper than simple mistakes

Posted Oct. 11, 2010 @ 5:26 p.m. ET
It would be easy to write off the Cowboys' 1-3 start as a result of a lack of discipline, but Dallas also is suffering through some poor play by players who were thought to be key pieces.

Jones wrestles away lead in Cowboys backfield

Posted Oct. 11, 2010 @ 1:05 p.m. ET
In quite possibly the league's most erratic backfield situation, Felix Jones has regained the lead for carries in Dallas.

Titans continue NFC dominance in 34-27 win vs. Cowboys

Posted Oct. 10, 2010 @ 8:31 p.m. ET
A pair of costly Cowboys mistakes led the Titans to a 34-27 win in Dallas.

Cowboys' Buehler still must improve kickoffs

Posted Oct. 09, 2010 @ 10:29 p.m. ET
Although he led the NFL in touchbacks on kickoffs last season, Cowboys PK David Buehler is struggling this year, according to NFC East Whispers.

Cowboys' run defense comes into focus

Posted Oct. 08, 2010 @ 8:49 p.m. ET
The Cowboys spent the bye week working on consistent tackling and maintaining gap responsibility, which was a problem on what amounted to three big runs in the last game.

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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