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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 sign TE Witten to five-year extension

Posted Sept. 11, 2011 @ 10:19 a.m. ET
The Cowboys have signed TE Jason Witten to a five-year, $37 million contract extension with $19 million guaranteed.

Witten thriving with Kitna at QB

Posted Dec. 20, 2010 @ 3:08 p.m. ET
The Cowboys had hoped that QB Tony Romo would be able to return from a shoulder injury for the final two games of the season, but the latest reports say that's unlikely. One guy who won't mind that ...

Packers-Cowboys matchup of the day: Thursday

Posted Nov. 04, 2010 @ 4:33 p.m. ET
PFW executive editor and resident Packers expert Dan Arkush presents the third of five key matchups this week in advance of the Packers’ Week Nine game against the Cowboys.

Kitna doesn’t spell doom for Cowboys’ receivers

Posted Nov. 01, 2010 @ 6:07 p.m. ET
The fact that QB Jon Kitna is starting for the injured Tony Romo doesn't mean you should abandon hope for the Dallas receiving corps.

Cowboys TE Witten, CB Jenkins feel fine

Posted Sept. 20, 2010 @ 5:34 p.m. ET
TE Jason Witten said he is feeling fine and has no headaches after hitting his head on the turf in Sunday's loss to the Bears. CB Mike Jenkins had an MRI on his right knee and said he feels ...

Witten accepts PFW Humanitarian Award

Posted Aug. 26, 2010 @ 11:49 a.m. ET
Cowboys TE Jason Witten was presented with Pro Football Weekly's 12th annual Arthur S. Arkush Humanitarian Award at the team's training facility in Oxnard, Calif., on Wednesday evening.

Cowboys' Witten changes people's lives

Posted Aug. 19, 2010 @ 10:15 a.m. ET
A combination of modesty and drive off the football field has helped Jason Witten earn Pro Football Weekly's 2010 Arthur S. Arkush Humanitarian Award.

Witten sees progress in Cowboys' tight ends

Posted Aug. 07, 2010 @ 7:09 p.m. ET
The Cowboys have some real talent at tight end, and it remains to be seen if they can harness all of it, but Jason Witten told PFW he likes what he has seen from Martellus Bennett and John Phillips.

Tight ends deserve the love, too

Posted June 30, 2010 @ 9:09 a.m. ET
The position has gone from vogue to passé and might now be back in again. But why don’t tight ends like Philadelphia's Brent Celek get the true recognition they deserve?

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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