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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 take two nice surprises

Posted April 23, 2010 @ 10:02 p.m. ET
Had you told me the Cowboys would land Dez Bryant and Sean Lee with the first two picks, I would have been pleasantly surprised.

Cowboys make bold move for Bryant

Posted April 22, 2010 @ 10:19 p.m. ET
The Cowboys live for these moments. To trade up and catch a falling star such as Dez Bryant, it’s like Thanksgiving and Christmas rolled up in one.

Don't forget about Brewster in Cowboys' OL plans

Posted April 22, 2010 @ 5:11 p.m. ET
The Cowboys are not disappointed with Robert Brewster, one of their third-round picks from last season who spent the year on injured reserve with a torn pectoral muscle.

FS Watkins signs one-year tender with Cowboys

Posted April 15, 2010 @ 4:05 p.m. ET
The Cowboys announced that FS Patrick Watkins signed his one-year RFA tender offer Thursday.

A look at four books on football

Posted April 10, 2010 @ 11:34 a.m. ET
Tom Danyluk shares his thoughts on a variety of football books he recently had the chance to peruse — two from the vaults and two current tomes.

Don't assume Cowboys are peddling Barber

Posted April 08, 2010 @ 2:44 p.m. ET
The lack of workhorse-type backs in the draft makes a player such as Marion Barber an intriguing target, but there are reasons why the Cowboys might not trade him.

Cowboys DE Spears signs tender

Posted April 06, 2010 @ 11:16 p.m. ET
Cowboys restricted free-agent DE Marcus Spears has signed his one-year tender, the team's Web site reported Tuesday.

Cowboys release OT Adams, S Hamlin

Posted April 02, 2010 @ 2:09 p.m. ET
The Cowboys released veteran OT Flozell Adams and veteran S Ken Hamlin on Friday.

Jones hints that Cowboys might favor Felix

Posted March 26, 2010 @ 5:11 p.m. ET
Owner Jerry Jones spoke to a small group of media at the NFL's spring meetings and indicated that RB Felix Jones will get every chance to start next season.

Cowboys might go free-agent route at safety

Posted March 12, 2010 @ 1:25 p.m. ET
The team appears to be moving past Ken Hamlin and would consider moving him or releasing him if they get an adequate replacement.

Five minutes with a legend: Tony Dorsett

Posted March 12, 2010 @ 11:53 a.m. ET
Pro Football Hall of Famer Tony Dorsett talks about staying in the spotlight as a retired NFL great, being a proud Cowboys alum, his record 99-yard touchdown run and being involved with a new fantasy football game featuring the greatest ...

Cowboys tender Austin at highest level

Posted March 05, 2010 @ 2:36 a.m. ET
In addition to offering tenders to a number of their free agents Thursday, the Cowboys have tendered breakout WR Miles Austin at the highest level, meaning that any team that wanted to sign him to an offer sheet would have ...

NFC East team needs

Posted March 04, 2010 @ 5:38 p.m. ET
Regardless of whether RB Clinton Portis is still in Washington next season, the Redskins need new blood at running back. PFW concludes its analysis of team needs with the NFC East.

Cowboys likely to keep all three backs

Posted Feb. 28, 2010 @ 4:49 p.m. ET
It's looking more as if the Cowboys will keep their deep stable of running backs rather than trading one for help elsewhere.

Hall of Fame Game will feature Cowboys against Bengals

Posted Feb. 24, 2010 @ 5:03 p.m. ET
A pair of 2009 division champions will kick off the 2010 NFL preseason when the Cowboys play the Bengals in the Pro Football Hall of Fame Game in Canton, Ohio, on Aug. 8, the Hall of Fame and the NFL ...

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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