Jason Witten RUMORS & NEWS

  • Jason Witten on Ezekiel Elliott, Tony Romo; says Cowboys more motivated than ever

    Sports Day "After 13 seasons in the NFL, Cowboys tight end Jason Witten continues to be an advocate for taking advantage of the current situation. The 10-time Pro Bowler isn't looking too far ahead. He doesn't know when he'll step away from the game, but he realizes the chances he has to win a Super Bowl..." May 16

  • Jason Witten's three keys for the Cowboys making a run to Super Bowl LI

    Sports Day "Super Bowl 50 is come and gone, so naturally the attention turns to next year. That's good news to the Cowboys and their fans, who would like to forget that the 2015 season ever happened. So what do the Cowboys need to do to make sure 2016 is one to remember for a run to Super Bowl..." February 09

  • Jason Witten joins the 1,000-catch club

    Pro Football Talk "Cowboys tight end Jason Witten has caught the 1,000th pass of his career. Witten entered tonight’s game in Washington with 998 career catches, and reached the 1,000-catch club in the second quarter. It’s the second day in a row that the NFL’s 1,000-catch club has welcomed a new member. " December 07

  • Witten couldn’t walk Monday, confident he’ll play on Sunday

    Sportsnaut "Dallas Cowboys tight end Jason Witten is as tough as nails. The veteran was reportedly unable to even walk on Monday, due to a couple sprained ankles and a sprained knee. “Talk about a tough dude,” quarterback Brandon Weeden said, via The Dallas Morning News. “I heard he couldn’t even walk..." September 24

  • Cowboys restructure Jason Witten's contract

    ESPN "In order to alleviate a possible salary-cap crunch following the trade for backup quarterback Matt Cassel, the Dallas Cowboys restructured the contract of tight end Jason Witten. The move frees up $2.4 million in cap space in 2015. After completing the trade, the Cowboys were barely under..." September 23

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    Almost impossible to keep @JasonWitten off field, but #Cowboys TE "not a lock'' to play b/c two sprained ankles, sprained knee, per source.

  • Cowboys' Jason Witten suffers 2 sprained ankles, sprained knee

    The Score "Dallas Cowboys tight end Jason Witten suffered two sprained ankles and a sprained knee during Sunday's victory over the Philadelphia Eagles, the team confirmed. Witten downplayed the severity of his injuries postgame. "It's just some bumps and bruises. Typical football stuff. I'll be fine,"..." September 21

  • Jason Witten chasing Super Bowl, not Tony Gonzalez

    Fox Sports Southwest "Cowboys tight end Jason Witten is the only active tight end today who could catch up or surpass retired tight end Tony Gonzalez's records, but the 10-time Pro Bowler is more after what Gonzalez never had: a Super Bowl win. " I really don't think much about Tony and his record," Witten said..." June 02

  • Tony Romo thinks Jason Witten 'may be best Cowboy of all time'

    Sporting News "Not Roger Staubach; not Emmitt Smith; not Tony Dorsett; not Michael Irvin or Randy White. Nope. The brightest star in Cowboys history very well might be tight end Jason Witten, according to his quarterback. "He may be the best Dallas Cowboy of all time," Tony Romo said on a conference call..." October 09

  • Cowboys starters Romo, Witten, DeMarco Murray not expected to play preseason opener

    Dallas Morning News "Tony Romo won’t play against San Diego on Thursday in the Cowboys’ preseason opener. But tight end Jason Witten and running backs DeMarco Murray and Lance Dunbar are also expected to sit out the game, according to a source. This isn’t a surprise. Last season, Romo, Murray and Witten were held..." August 07

  • Witten says Romo is throwing passes with 'same zip' as they've always had

    Dallas Morning News "Tony Romo's passes have the same velocity as they always have. That's what teammate Jason Witten said Tuesday when asked about the Cowboys quarterback who underwent surgery to repair a herniated disk in December - his second back operation in a span of eight months. "He is throwing good," said..." April 30

  • Cowboys' Jason Witten: I won't count Tony Romo out

    NFL.com "Cowboys' Jason Witten: I won't count Tony Romo out 4 By Dan Hanzus Around the League Writer Published: Dec. 26, 2013 at 05:20 p.m. Updated: Dec. 26, 2013 at 05:46 p.m. Jason Witten and Tony Romo entered the NFL together in 2003. Tony Romo Witten has seen his..." December 26

  • Stopping Witten is Giant priority for Rolle

    New York Daily News "Antrel Rolle can’t promise that the Giants’ defense will dominate Tony Romo and the Dallas Cowboys and he won’t guarantee that the Giants will win in the House that Jerry Built yet again. But the loud-mouthed safety will tell you this much: On Sunday night Jason Witten will not own the Giants..." September 05

  • Witten hopes to be utilized more in red zone

    ESPN Dallas "It sounds crazy but tight end Jason Witten has been an afterthought in the Dallas Cowboys' red-zone offense. Witten has four seasons on his resume with more than 1000 yards receiving and 90-plus receptions. The eight-time Pro Bowler caught a NFL-record 110 catches for a tight end in 2012 and..." August 24

  • Witten glad to have another TE option on Cowboys' offense

    Fox Sports Southwest "Jason Witten doesn't see himself as some old veteran with rapidly declining talent, trying to hang on for another year in the NFL. No, the Dallas Cowboys tight end envisions himself as someone who can still greatly contribute in his 11th season with the franchise. Why should the 31-year-old..." May 30

  • Jason Witten looking forward to working with new Cowboys TE Gavin Escobar

    Dallas Morning News "Six tight ends have been drafted since Jason Witten was acquired in the third round in 2003. As Witten has rewritten the Cowboys’ record books, he has seen understudies, such as Anthony Fasano and Martellus Bennett, come and go. Now Witten is ready to welcome yet another rookie teammate,..." May 04

  • Witten’s consistency enough to make team take TE position for granted

    Dallas Morning News "The Cowboys won’t be looking for a starting tight end anytime soon, because veteran Jason Witten is signed through 2017. Witten recovered from a lacerated spleen in the preseason to post one of the best years of his career in 2012. Despite catching only eight passes over the first three..." March 07

  • Jason Witten reworks deal

    ESPN "Add Jason Witten to the list of contract restructures for the Dallas Cowboys. According to a source, the Cowboys converted $4.56 million of Witten's $5.5 million 2013 base salary into a signing bonus to save roughly $3.65 million against the cap. The Cowboys made a similar move with defensive..." February 28

  • Cowboys Restructure Carr, Witten And Guards; Sign Own Long Snapper Ladouceur

    Blogging The Boys "On the heels of restructuring All-World DE DeMarcus Ware yesterday, the Dallas Cowboys are continuing to reshape the cap numbers for their 2013 version. Word has come out that Dallas has restructured the contracts of TE Jason Witten, along with those of last-year free agent guards Nate Livings and..." February 28

  • Jason Witten: It's about execution, not who's calling the plays

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "Jason Garrett might give up play-calling duties to Bill Callahan. Then, again, maybe he won't. Both Garrett and Callahan spoke to the media this week, but it remains a mystery about who will actually call the plays for the Cowboys in 2013. Cowboys tight end Jason Witten said it's not about who..." February 17

  • Witten wins prestigious Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year award for on- and off-field excellence

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "Jason Witten's offseason of recognition continues. The veteran Cowboys tight end was named the Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year on Saturday. The award recognizes community service and playing excellence. The announcement was made during the NFL Honors presentation, which will air on CBS at..." February 03

  • Cowboys tight end Witten wins NFL's Walter Payton Man of the Year Award

    Dallas Morning News "Jason Witten has never been comfortable drawing attention to his community service. That doesn't mean it shouldn't be acknowledged. One of the NFL's most prestigious individual honors, the Walter Payton Man of the Year Award, has gone to the Cowboys tight end. The announcement that Witten..." February 03