Jason Witten made his return to the NFL on Sunday, catching three passes for fifteen yards and a touchdown. Today, he went on with Dan Patrick to discuss, among other things, his widely panned year in the Monday Night Football booth.
Patrick asked Witten, pointedly, if he would have gone back to playing had the broadcasting experience been better for everyone. Witten’s answer: yes, he would have.
“I think I would be playing, still. And that’s not a knock at that, I just felt like there was a strong desire and fire that I still had to go play. Did I make the right decision, the wrong decision? If I didn’t have the opportunity to play again you could say it was wrong. But I’m better not only as a player but as a person through that experience. You go through some adversity, you get humbled, and you survive that year. I’m grateful of that.”