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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

NFC East training-camp reports

Posted July 23, 2010 @ 10:13 a.m. ET
In the fifth part of our series of training-camp reports, we look at NFC East teams, including a Redskins club with newcomer Donovan McNabb at the helm.

Cowboys' Bryant becomes first first-rounder to agree to terms

Posted July 22, 2010 @ 7:58 p.m. ET
Dez Bryant became the first draft choice from the 2010 first round to agree to terms on a contract, a reported five-year deal with the Cowboys.

NFC East sleepers few and far between

Posted July 20, 2010 @ noon ET
The NFC East stands as one of the toughest divisions, top to bottom, and there are not a lot of quality sleeper candidates with so many established stars.

Cowboys' Spears must work to keep job

Posted July 16, 2010 @ 2:07 p.m. ET
Cowboys DE Marcus Spears' name was floated around the NFL draft in trade talks, and he could be fighting DEs Stephen Bowen and Jason Hatcher to keep his starting job.

Unga, Price-Brent selected in supplemental draft

Posted July 15, 2010 @ 3:13 p.m. ET
Two of the four players available in the supplemental draft were selected in the seventh round, as the Bears nabbed Brigham Young RB Harvey Unga and the Cowboys selected Illinois DT Josh Price-Brent.

Cowboys' Ratliff says best yet to come

Posted July 03, 2010 @ 7:15 p.m. ET
Cowboys NT Jay Ratliff was named to the Pro Bowl in 2008 and '09 and was a PFW/PFWA All-NFC selection in '09, but he says he feels he hasn't reached his potential yet.

Cowboys ILB Williams faces crowded situation

Posted June 18, 2010 @ 11:57 a.m. ET
Following the drafting of LB Sean Lee in Round Two this year, ILB Jason Williams' place on the Cowboys' roster is in doubt.

Cowboys WR Austin signs tender

Posted June 11, 2010 @ 8 p.m. ET
Cowboys WR Miles Austin signed his restricted free-agent tender Friday, with an eye on reaching a long-term agreement with the team before the start of the season.

Cowboys keeping eye on Bryant's conditioning

Posted June 11, 2010 @ 12:43 p.m. ET
The Cowboys knew when they drafted WR Dez Bryant that they were getting a potential steal with the 24th pick in the draft, but also a player that came with serious questions.

Cowboys’ Jones reverses field on Barber

Posted May 27, 2010 @ 2:40 p.m. ET
Cowboys owner Jerry Jones previously had speculated publicly that RB Marion Barber might be better suited in a reserve role, but Jones hinted that Barber might remain a starter.

Cowboys, Rams make Barron-for-Carpenter deal official

Posted May 10, 2010 @ 4:14 p.m. ET
The Rams and Cowboys made official a trade that had been in the works for nearly a week, sending LB Bobby Carpenter to St. Louis and OT Alex Barron to Dallas in a swap of failed former first-round picks.

Cowboys considering Carpenter-for-Barron deal

Posted May 07, 2010 @ 7:09 p.m. ET
Jerry Jones had said that the team would explore adding depth at a few positions, including the offensive line, and now the Cowboys are discussing a trade for Rams OT Alex Barron.

Report: Barron-Carpenter trade nearing completion

Posted May 07, 2010 @ 3:18 a.m. ET
A trade in which the Rams would send OT Alex Barron to the Cowboys for LB Bobby Carpenter is expected to be finalized Monday, according to NFL Network.

Vets feeling heat with rookies on board

Posted May 04, 2010 @ 10:32 a.m. ET
The draft is in the rearview mirror, but here are five veteran players who could be looking over their shoulders with rookies gunning for their jobs.

2010 draft choices by team: Cowboys

Posted April 24, 2010 @ 11:38 p.m. ET
Here are the players who were chosen by the Dallas Cowboys in the 2010 NFL draft.

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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