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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

Austin unlikely to leave Dallas now

Posted Feb. 24, 2010 @ 11:05 a.m. ET
Cowboys owner Jerry Jones has said that he intends to sign restricted free-agent WR Miles Austin to a long-term deal, but the team won't use the franchise tag on him.

Cowboys will get Jones, Choice more work

Posted Feb. 05, 2010 @ 2:05 p.m. ET
One of the interesting subplots of the Cowboys' offseason will be the talk about how much more work Felix Jones and Tashard Choice will get — and perhaps how much less will be in the hands of Marion Barber.

Cowboys likely won't blow up O-line

Posted Jan. 22, 2010 @ 11:03 a.m. ET
The immediate reaction from the playoff loss was that the O-line must be the area the Cowboys must focus the most on improving in the offseason.

Cowboys give Phillips two more years

Posted Jan. 21, 2010 @ 1:18 p.m. ET
The Cowboys announced a well-anticipated new contract for head coach Wade Phillips today that runs through the 2011 season.

All signs point to Dallas' Phillips returning

Posted Jan. 18, 2010 @ 5:28 p.m. ET
Although there has not been official word yet, Cowboys players indicated after the loss to the Vikings that Wade Phillips was going to be back next season.

Favre, Vikings advance with win over Cowboys

Posted Jan. 17, 2010 @ 4:54 p.m. ET
Four touchdown passes from Brett Favre put the Vikings within a game of the Super Bowl with a 34-3 rout of the Dallas Cowboys to advance to the NFC championship Sunday.

Balance of power shifting back to NFC

Posted Jan. 15, 2010 @ 8:21 p.m. ET
PFW's Hub Arkush says a glance at the remaining playoff teams provides a good indication that the NFC has become a stronger conference than the AFC, with four championship-caliber NFC teams and only two such AFC clubs in the ...

Vikes, ’Boys have plenty of playoff history

Posted Jan. 15, 2010 @ 9:49 a.m. ET
When Dallas visits Minnesota this Sunday it will mark the seventh time the two clubs have faced off in the playoffs — none more memorable than the divisional-playoff contest in 1975 that offered one of the greatest (and most controversial) finishes ...

’Boys' Austin says improvement led to breakout

Posted Jan. 14, 2010 @ 9:56 a.m. ET
Ask Cowboys WR Miles Austin what he makes of his phenomenal season and he will point to the increased work he has put in over the past year.

Phillips: Barber 'wasn't feeling right' against Eagles

Posted Jan. 10, 2010 @ 3:04 p.m. ET
The health of Cowboys RB Marion Barber has become one of the few issues following the team's rousing playoff victory over the Eagles.

Cowboys beat Eagles 34-14, end playoff skid

Posted Jan. 09, 2010 @ 11:44 p.m. ET
Tony Romo broke open a scoreless game with five straight scoring drives in the second quarter, sending Dallas past Philadelphia 34-14 Saturday night for the Cowboys' first playoff victory since 1996. Dallas had lost six straight postseason games and would ...

NFC playoff primer

Posted Jan. 06, 2010 @ 10:34 a.m. ET
He may be only a bit player in the Saints' offense, but RB Reggie Bush is still a player to watch in the upcoming playoffs. PFW analyzes the offenses and defenses of the NFC's six postseason participants and speculates ...

Romo taking sacks makes Cowboys better

Posted Jan. 02, 2010 @ 1:58 p.m. ET
QB Tony Romo is having his best and most complete season in terms of taking care of the football and making plays without hurting his team.

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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