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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' offense fails to finish drives at Washington

Posted Sept. 13, 2010 @ 1:12 p.m. ET
The Cowboys had a healthy 380 yards of offense but scored only seven points in a loss to the Redskins.

Cowboys make statement with Austin contract

Posted Sept. 10, 2010 @ 6:23 p.m. ET
The Cowboys and WR Miles Austin agreed to a six-year extension that will pay Austin as one of the top receivers in the game, a move that carries some risk.

Report: Cowboys, WR Austin agree to extension

Posted Sept. 09, 2010 @ 5:50 p.m. ET
Miles Austin and the Cowboys have agreed on a six-year deal worth $57 million, according to ESPN. The deal would make Austin one of the higher-paid receivers in the league.

Study calls Cowboys most popular team

Posted Sept. 09, 2010 @ 1:14 p.m. ET
In a study released Thursday by Nielsen, the Cowboys ranked as the most popular team in the league.

Report: Cowboys starting ORT Colombo will miss season opener

Posted Sept. 09, 2010 @ 10:19 a.m. ET
ESPNDallas.com is reporting that Cowboys starting ORT Marc Colombo will not practice Thursday and will miss the Cowboys' season opener Sunday night against the Redskins.

Shanahan: Haynesworth will be Redskin this week

Posted Sept. 08, 2010 @ 4:37 p.m. ET
Redskins head coach Mike Shanahan did not deny trade talks involving DT Albert Haynesworth but did say that the embattled player would remain with the team at least through this week.

Reports: Cowboys' Colombo, Kosier not practicing

Posted Sept. 08, 2010 @ 4:03 p.m. ET
Cowboys ORT Marc Colombo missed practice on Wednesday, the Fort Worth Star-Telegram reported, and could miss Sunday's game as he battles back from right knee surgery.

Ravens claim ex-Cowboys CB McCann

Posted Sept. 05, 2010 @ 2:51 p.m. ET
According to a report from the Dallas Morning News, the Ravens claimed CB Bryan McCann off waivers from the Cowboys, citing McCann's agent as the source.

Dolphins acquire OT McQuistan from Cowboys

Posted Sept. 03, 2010 @ 5:18 p.m. ET
Looking for a dependable backup for one of the best tackle combinations in the league, the Dolphins traded for OT Pat McQuistan.

Report: Chargers trade for WR Crayton

Posted Sept. 03, 2010 @ 4:17 p.m. ET
Needing a fill-in for Vincent Jackson, the Chargers reportedly have dealt a seventh-round draft choice to Dallas for disgruntled WR Patrick Crayton.

Cowboys WR Bryant will not play Thursday

Posted Sept. 01, 2010 @ 2:22 p.m. ET
Despite an emphatic tweet that he would be "back in action," Cowboys WR Dez Bryant will not play in the team's preseason finale Thursday night.

WR Williams sits out Dallas practice

Posted Aug. 31, 2010 @ 3:51 p.m. ET
Cowboys WR Roy Williams sat out of practice Tuesday with a hip flexor and strained lower back, but the injuries are not considered to be serious.

Four Cowboys starters cleared to practice

Posted Aug. 31, 2010 @ 12:28 p.m. ET
Cowboys head coach Wade Phillips announced Tuesday that four of his starters would return to practice from injury, with a fifth to return next week.

Cowboys release WR Hudgins, TE Sicko

Posted Aug. 30, 2010 @ 12:43 p.m. ET
The Cowboys released WR Terrell Hudgins and TE Scott Sicko on Monday.

Bryant: 'I'm going to be ready for Washington'

Posted Aug. 27, 2010 @ 11:32 a.m. ET
Rookie WR Dez Bryant (ankle) guarantees he will be ready for the Cowboys' season opener against the Redskins.

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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