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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 restructure several contracts

Posted Feb. 28, 2013 @ 5:10 p.m. ET
The Cowboys restructured the contracts of OLB DeMarcus Ware, WR Miles Austin, TE Jason Witten, CB Brandon Carr and OL Ryan Cook, the team’s website confirmed.

NFLPA announces finalists for Byron 'Whizzer' White Award

Posted Jan. 23, 2013 @ 3:16 p.m. ET
The NFLPA announced finalists for the Byron "Whizzer" White Award, the highest honor the NFLPA can bestow on a player.

Key matchup: Cowboys WR Dez Bryant vs. Redskins' secondary

Posted Dec. 27, 2012 @ 3:32 p.m. ET
He might be a Pro Bowl snub, but Cowboys WR Dez Bryant might be the hottest receiver in football. Can the Redskins stop him?

Week Four fantasy tips: TEs

Posted Sept. 27, 2012 @ 3:13 p.m. ET
The late-week fantasy TE tips have Kyle Rudolph and Owen Daniels as strong options, but long-time stud Jason Witten should be relegated to the bench.

Week Two fantasy tips: TEs

Posted Sept. 13, 2012 @ 2:58 p.m. ET
In the late-week fantasy TE tips, the PFW staff thinks Heath Miller and Dennis Pitta are solid plays, while there might be a sleeper in Oakland.

Cowboys TE Witten to play in season opener

Posted Sept. 05, 2012 @ 6:10 p.m. ET
Cowboys TE Jason Witten is active for Wednesday night’s season opener. According to ESPN's Chris Mortensen, Witten was medically cleared. 

Wednesday's 60-second rant: Playing doctor bad idea

Posted Sept. 05, 2012 @ 4:16 p.m. ET
Injured NFL players sometimes try too hard to prove their bravado when smart coaches try their best to hold them back.

Report: Witten offers to sign waiver to play

Posted Sept. 05, 2012 @ noon ET
Cowboys TE Jason Witten is doubtful for Wednesday's opener vs. the Giants but is reportedly willing to sign a medical waiver so he can play.

Witten doubtful, Nicks questionable for opener

Posted Sept. 04, 2012 @ 1:06 p.m. ET
Cowboys TE Jason Witten is doubtful for Wednesday night’s NFL season opener against the Giants, and Giants WR Hakeem Nicks is questionable.

Cowboys have to wait for CT scan on Witten

Posted Sept. 02, 2012 @ 5:47 p.m. ET
Cowboys TE Jason Witten won't know until Tuesday if he will be cleared to play in the season opener.

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 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.

NFL fund awards $600,000 for free football camps

Posted July 02, 2012 @ 12:59 p.m. ET
The NFL Youth Football Fund has awarded a total of $600,000 to 214 players and coaches to support their free youth football camps.

Patriots-Cowboys matchup of the day: Friday

Posted Oct. 14, 2011 @ 11:54 a.m. ET
Bill Belichick gave tremendous praise to Cowboys TE Jason Witten, so can his secondary stop the Pro Bowler?

Del Pilar's Mailbag: Wednesday edition

Posted Sept. 14, 2011 @ 3:31 p.m. ET
Fantasy questions from PFW readers are answered in today's edition of the William Del Pilar mailbag.

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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