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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 need safety net with Sensabaugh hurt

Posted Aug. 26, 2010 @ 1:54 p.m. ET
With the news that SS Gerald Sensabaugh injured his shoulder and would miss 3-4 weeks, it became possible he would not heal in time for the Cowboys' opener in Washington.

Average value of NFL teams decreases

Posted Aug. 26, 2010 @ 1:01 p.m. ET
In Forbes magazine's annual ranking of NFL team values released Wednesday, the average value for NFL teams fell two percent.

Witten accepts PFW Humanitarian Award

Posted Aug. 26, 2010 @ 11:49 a.m. ET
Cowboys TE Jason Witten was presented with Pro Football Weekly's 12th annual Arthur S. Arkush Humanitarian Award at the team's training facility in Oxnard, Calif., on Wednesday evening.

Cowboys lose another starter for the preseason

Posted Aug. 23, 2010 @ 11:09 a.m. ET
Gerald Sensabaugh becomes the fourth Cowboys starter who will miss the rest of the preseason after injuring his left shoulder. His availability for the season opener is in jeopardy.

Report: Cowboys SS Sensabaugh out 3-4 weeks

Posted Aug. 22, 2010 @ 10:30 p.m. ET
Cowboys SS Gerald Sensabaugh will miss 3-4 weeks after suffering a subluxation in his left shoulder during Saturday night's preseason game against the Chargers, according to ESPN Dallas.

Cowboys' Witten changes people's lives

Posted Aug. 19, 2010 @ 10:15 a.m. ET
A combination of modesty and drive off the football field has helped Jason Witten earn Pro Football Weekly's 2010 Arthur S. Arkush Humanitarian Award.

Cowboys WR Bryant getting healthy

Posted Aug. 14, 2010 @ 10:22 p.m. ET
Cowboys rookie WR Dez Bryant is making a rapid recovery from a sprained right ankle and is optimistic that he'll be able to play in one or two preseason games.

Man coverage suits Cowboys' Jenkins well

Posted Aug. 14, 2010 @ 12:32 p.m. ET
CB Mike Jenkins took about as big a leap as you can make a season ago, and playing in the Cowboys' man-coverage scheme helped a lot, as well as better preparation and understanding of the schemes.

Cowboys TE Phillips out for season with torn ACL

Posted Aug. 09, 2010 @ 12:17 p.m. ET
The Cowboys suffered their first major injury of the preseason, losing TE John Phillips to a torn ACL that he suffered in Sunday night's Hall of Fame game.

Cowboys beat turnover-prone Bengals

Posted Aug. 08, 2010 @ 11:26 p.m. ET
The Dallas Cowboys forced four turnovers, got three field goals from David Buehler and an interception return for a touchdown by Brandon Sharpe for a 16-7 victory over Cincinnati in the Hall of Fame game Sunday night.

Cowboys TE Phillips, Bengals RB Leonard suffer injuries

Posted Aug. 08, 2010 @ 9:58 p.m. ET
There were a couple casualties from the first half of Sunday night's Pro Football Hall of Fame game in Canton, Ohio.

Smith made it to Canton his way

Posted Aug. 06, 2010 @ 5:15 p.m. ET
Hall of Fame RB Emmitt Smith’s rushing record might be the single greatest statistical achievement in football, but it's the way he achieved this near-unbreakable mark that was most impressive.

Spears sprains knee, out 4-6 weeks

Posted Aug. 06, 2010 @ 12:47 a.m. ET
Cowboys DE Marcus Spears suffered a sprained medial collateral ligament in his left knee Thursday in the team's final practice in San Antonio. He's expected to be sidelined 4-6 weeks, throwing into doubt his availability for Week One ...

Cowboys rookie Bryant out 4-6 weeks

Posted July 30, 2010 @ 9:16 p.m. ET
Cowboys WR Dez Bryant will be out 4-6 weeks after suffering a high right ankle sprain near the end of practice Friday. That means the first-round pick could miss the rest of training camp and possibly be ready for the ...

Bryant injury a big blow to starting aspirations

Posted July 23, 2010 @ 5:08 p.m. ET
The high ankle sprain suffered by WR Dez Bryant in the first week of camp was a big blow for the first-round pick, who was off to a great start.

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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