Jason Witten

TE / Dallas Cowboys / EXP: 16YRS Height: 6-6 Weight: 263 lb Age: 36 College: Tennessee Bye 8,20,21

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  • Witten projects to play around 25 snaps per game in 2019 and will not impede the progress of the Cowboys' young tight ends, Clarence Hill Jr. of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram reports. Witten's return to the Cowboys was great news for just about everybody but Blake Jarwin, who broke out with a monster seven-reception, 119-yard, three-score outing in the team's regular-season finale last season. With Geoff Swaim set to become a free agent this spring, that performance seemingly had Jarwin positioned atop the depth chart entering the offseason over the likes of Dalton Schultz and Rico Gathers. While Witten's addition at first seems like it could threaten Jarwin's perch, the fact that Witten only wants 20ish snaps per game means Jarwin doesn't need to be a starter to see enough playing time to be of fantasy worth. Witten, meanwhile, logged roughly 17 offensive snaps for every reception he had in his last full season, which doesn't make him a very exciting fantasy prospect ahead of the 2019 campaign, given the workload that's reportedly in store for him.

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  • Cowboys' Jason Witten: Coming out of retirement
    By RotoWire Staff

    Witten announced that he is coming out of retirement and is signing a contract with the Cowboys for the 2019 season, Nick Eatman of the team's official site reports. "The fire inside of me to compete and play this game is just burning too strong," the tight end said in a statement. "I'm looking forward to getting back in the dirt." Witten retired from the league last May after his inconsistent Cowboys team finished 9-6 and missed the playoffs, opting to try his hand at a career in broadcasting instead. However, it seems the opportunity to join a promising, refreshed Cowboys roster that finished the 2018 season 10-6 (with a divisional crown and playoff berth) was too enticing for Witten to pass up. The legendary tight end will likely enter training camp atop the depth chart and will now get another chance to compete for a Super Bowl. Per Adam Schefter of ESPN, Witten's contract is a one-year deal worth $3.5 million.

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  • Cowboys' Jason Witten: Still weighing options
    By RotoWire Staff

    Witten is still contemplating retirement, with an announcement likely coming Wednesday, Chris Mortensen of ESPN reports. Witten's words and actions since the end of last season suggested he'd continue playing, but he's apparently been impressed by the offers available to move into broadcasting. He met with Cowboys owner Jerry Jones on Friday and continues to discuss the decision with his family, seemingly hoping to have an answer by mid-week. Witten will celebrate his 36th birthday May 6.

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  • Cowboys' Jason Witten: Considering retirement
    By RotoWire Staff

    Witten is reportedly contemplating retirement, with an eye toward moving into broadcasting, Chris Mortensen of ESPN.com reports. Per the report, Witten -- who previously stated that he would play in 2018 -- is slated to meet with Cowboys owner Jerry Jones to discuss the potential decision. If the veteran pass catcher does indeed move on from his playing career, tight end would suddenly become a position of need for the Dallas franchise as Day 2 on the NFL Draft approaches.

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  • Cowboys' Jason Witten: Restructures contract
    By RotoWire Staff

    Witten restructured his contract to free up $3.5 million 2018 cap space for the Cowboys, Todd Archer of ESPN.com reports. Witten presumably converted most of his base salary into a bonus, as opposed to taking an actual pay cut. He'll turn 36 in May and yet didn't give any thought to retirement, coming off a 2017 campaign in which he caught 63 of 87 passes for 560 yards and five touchdowns, with a career-low mark of 8.9 yards per catch. Witten is locked in as the Cowboys' top tight end for at least one more year, hoping to play all 16 games for a 15th consecutive season. He's fourth on the all-time receptions list (1,152), but he likely would need to play three or four more seasons to move any higher.

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*1 @CAR 0 0 0 0 0 0
*2 NYG 0 0 0 0 0 0
*3 @SEA 0 0 0 0 0 0
*4 DET 0 0 0 0 0 0
*5 @HOU 0 0 0 0 0 0
*6 JAC 0 0 0 0 0 0
*7 @WAS 0 0 0 0 0 0
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*9 TEN 0 0 0 0 0 0
*10 @PHI 0 0 0 0 0 0
*11 @ATL 0 0 0 0 0 0
*12 WAS 0 0 0 0 0 0
*13 NO 0 0 0 0 0 0
*14 PHI 0 0 0 0 0 0
*15 @IND 0 0 0 0 0 0
*16 TB 0 0 0 0 0 0
*17 @NYG 0 0 0 0 0 0
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Career Stats

Season Tar Recpt ReYd ReTD ReFD ReAvg FPTS
2018 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2017 87 63 560 5 26 8.89 84
2016 95 69 673 3 33 9.75 83
2015 104 77 713 3 36 9.26 87
2014 90 64 703 5 48 10.98 100
2013 111 73 851 8 44 11.70 133
2012 150 110 1039 3 56 9.40 121
2011 117 79 942 5 47 11.90 124
2010 128 94 1002 9 49 10.70 154
2009 125 94 1030 2 48 11.00 115
2008 121 81 952 4 50 11.80 120
2007 142 96 1145 7 56 11.90 154
2006 92 64 754 1 37 11.78 81
2005 89 66 757 6 40 11.47 111
2004 122 87 980 6 44 11.26 132
2003 54 35 347 1 18 9.91 40
3 Year Avg 95 70 649 4 32 9.27 86
Career 1627 1152 12448 68 632 10.81

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