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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 NT Ratliff suffers high ankle sprain

Posted Aug. 26, 2012 @ 1:59 a.m. ET
Cowboys NT Jay Ratliff suffered a high ankle sprain in Saturday’s preseason game, the team’s website confirmed. 

Hurd co-defendant pleads guilty to drug charge

Posted Aug. 24, 2012 @ 9:43 p.m. ET
A Dallas man charged along with Sam Hurd pleaded guilty Friday to attempting to buy several kilograms of cocaine with Hurd's money.

Cowboys hope pass catchers ready Week One

Posted Aug. 24, 2012 @ 4:14 p.m. ET
Cowboys WRs Dez Bryant and Miles Austin and TE Jason Witten all could miss the season-opening game against the Giants.

Cowboys' Bryant has patellar tendinitis

Posted Aug. 20, 2012 @ 6:53 p.m. ET
Cowboys WR Dez Bryant has patellar tendinitis, multiple media outlets, including the Cowboys' website, reported Monday.

Austin not expected back anytime soon

Posted Aug. 19, 2012 @ 2:46 p.m. ET
Cowboys owner Jerry Jones told the team's website that he isn't counting on WR Miles Austin to return to the field anytime soon.

Woman sues Cowboys, claims bench burned buttocks

Posted Aug. 17, 2012 @ 12:10 p.m. ET
A woman is suing the Cowboys and Jerry Jones, saying her buttocks was severely burned when she sat on a bench outside Cowboys Stadium.

Lions sign OG Nagy, place CB Coleman on I.R.

Posted Aug. 17, 2012 @ 10:27 a.m. ET
The Lions have claimed ex-Cowboys OG-C Bill Nagy off waivers after he was released following ankle surgery earlier in the week.

Carey, No Doubt to perform before first NFL game

Posted Aug. 16, 2012 @ 3:52 p.m. ET
Mariah Carey and No Doubt are superstar acts, but they'll be the openers for the NFL's first game of the season.

Cowboys-Chargers game blacked out in Southern California

Posted Aug. 15, 2012 @ 9:07 p.m. ET
The Chargers' home game against the Cowboys Saturday night will not be shown live on TV in Southern California.

Cowboys waive/injure OG Nagy

Posted Aug. 15, 2012 @ 4:16 p.m. ET
The Cowboys waived/injured OG Bill Nagy, the team's seventh-round pick in 2011.

Cowboys TE Witten's status for Week One in jeopardy

Posted Aug. 15, 2012 @ 11:30 a.m. ET
Cowboys TE Jason Witten suffered a spleen injury in Monday night’s preseason game on a hit from Raiders LB Rolando McClain.

Cowboys' OL issues becoming serious worry

Posted Aug. 12, 2012 @ 3:50 p.m. ET
With Phil Costa hurt, who is the starting center? What about guard? Health and poor play is plaguing the Cowboys' offensive line in camp.

Cowboys' young receivers getting more chances

Posted Aug. 10, 2012 @ 9:55 p.m. ET
With Miles Austin sidelined, the young wideouts lining up for a chance to be the No. 3 receiver for the Cowboys are getting some extra chances.

Cowboys CB Jenkins not cleared to practice yet

Posted Aug. 07, 2012 @ 7:16 p.m. ET
Cowboys CB Mike Jenkins needs more strength in his surgically repaired right shoulder before he will be cleared to practice.

Broncos sign veteran LB Brooking

Posted Aug. 06, 2012 @ 3:56 p.m. ET
The Broncos have signed LB Keith Brooking, the team announced Monday.

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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