Jason Witten RUMORS & NEWS

  • Jason Witten says he will not pull a Jay Cutler, is done playing

    Larry Brown Sports "Jason Witten seemed fully committed to playing for the Dallas Cowboys in 2018 before ESPN made him a broadcasting offer he couldn’t refuse, so it’s fair to wonder if the star tight end could end up having second thoughts. According to Witten, there is no chance of that..." May 16

  • Jason Witten Thinks Dez Bryant Ends Up With Packers

    NFL Trade Rumors "Jason Witten mentioned during an appearance on “The Adam Schefter Podcast” that he thinks free agent WR Dez Bryant ultimately ends up with the Packers. “I think he’s going to end up going to the Green Bay Packers,” Witten said,..." May 15

  • Jason Witten probably won’t make the Hall of Fame class of 2023

    Pro Football Talk "Cowboys tight end Jason Witten announced his retirement on Thursday, and plenty of stories about him referred to him as a future Hall of Famer. He may be, but no one should pencil him in for the class of 2023, which is his first year of eligibility. The Hall of Fame selection committee hasn’t..." May 04

  • Jerry Jones gave Jason Witten a diamond-covered football as retirement present

    Yardbarker "The Dallas Cowboys put on an incredible retirement ceremony for Jason Witten on Thursday, and the gift he received from owner Jerry Jones was just stunning. Jones gave Witten a football literally covered in diamonds. Jones made sure to let Witten’s wife, Michele, know the diamonds were all..." May 03

  • Tony Gonzalez: Jason Witten is a first-ballot Hall of Famer

    NFL.com "Recent news that Jason Witten was considering retirement came as a shock. Now that it's official, it's time to reflect and line him up for future recognition. The greatest tight end to play the game (don't @ me), Tony Gonzalez, came strong with a very possible prediction: Witten is a..." May 03

  • Jason Witten actually retiring, what it means for Cowboys and his Hall of Fame chances

    CBS Sports "We already knew this was happening, but Jason Witten is retiring from the NFL and heading to ESPN to join the "Monday Night Football" broadcast. The Cowboys tight end has informed owner Jerry Jones that he is calling it a career, according to a report from ESPN. With the 2018 NFL Draft about..." May 03

  • Jason Witten retires, to join Monday Night Football as analyst

    ESPN "Jason Witten is retiring from the Dallas Cowboys and joining ESPN as an analyst for Monday Night Football, multiple sources told ESPN on Thursday. Witten wrestled with the decision for the last week, alternating almost hourly between taking the job and playing a record 16th season for the..." May 03

  • Jason Witten officially was a no-show to Cowboys’ voluntary workout

    Larry Brown Sports "The thought of Jason Witten retiring became a reality for the Dallas Cowboys on Monday. According to CBS 11’s Bill Jones, who hosts the “Jason Garrett Show,” Witten was an official no-show to the team’s voluntary workout on Monday. That apparently was particularly impactful because Witten never..." May 01

  • Report: ESPN offering Jason Witten $4-4.5 million per year

    Pro Football Talk "If Cowboys tight end Jason Witten plays football this year, he’ll earn a base salary of $1.05 million and up to $750,000 in per-game roster bonuses. If he accepts the pending offer from ESPN, he’ll make a lot more than that. David Moore of the Dallas Morning News reports that the pending Monday..." April 30

  • Report: Garrett trying to convince Jason Witten to play

    247 Sports "On Friday, it had been reported that Dallas Cowboys tight end Jason Witten would retire effective immediately in order to join ESPN's coverage of Monday Night Football. In the course of the weekend, however, the situation for the Cowboys great has become somewhat more complicated. According to..." April 30

  • Jones: Witten Might Not Retire

    Pro Football Rumors "Jerry Jones said Friday he’s met several times with Jason Witten and that no decision has been made. The Cowboys owner said the future Hall of Fame tight end will take a few days before he makes an official decision, per Ian Rapoport of NFL.com (on Twitter). Although, Rapoport adds Witten has made..." April 27

  • Jason Witten reportedly plans to retire and join ESPN’s MNF booth

    Awful Announcing "ESPN’s months-long hunt for a Monday Night Football game analyst to replace Jon Gruden might be nearing its end. ESPN’s Chris Mortensen reports Friday that longtime Cowboys tight end Jason Witten plans to retire from the game and join the MNF booth, but that he will consult Dallas owner Jerry..." April 27

  • Cowboys, Witten restructure contract to free up nearly $3.5M

    Sporting News "The Cowboys have restructured 11-time Pro Bowl tight end Jason Witten's contract, bringing to more than $10 million the amount of salary cap space they've created in the past week, The Dallas Morning News reported Saturday, citing unidentified sources. By reworking the four-year extension..." March 24

  • Fox pursuing Cowboys TE Jason Witten to be 'Thursday Night Football' analyst

    Sporting News "You can never have enough Cowboys in an NFL TV booth, so it seems. Fox Sports is targeting tight end Jason Witten to become its new "Thursday Night Football" analyst, sources tell Sporting News. Fox and ESPN spent February pursuing Peyton Manning to call "TNF" and "Monday Night Football,"..." March 11

  • Jason Witten: 'Foolish to get sensitive' if Cowboys draft tight end early

    ESPN "As Jason Witten gets ready for what will be a franchise-record 16th season with the Dallas Cowboys, he knows this might be the year the team drafts his successor with an early-round pick. "They've got to find the best roster that they can do," Witten said last week at the inaugural Jason Witten..." February 26

  • Jason Witten says he will return to Cowboys next season

    Yardbarker "Jason Witten will officially continue to grace us with his presence in 2018. After the Cowboys’ season-ending victory over the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday, the veteran tight end told reporters that he will be returning to the team for his 16th NFL season. “Oh, I’m back,” said Witten, per..." January 01

  • Cowboys TE Jason Witten: “My Intentions Are To Keep Playing”

    NFL Trade Rumors "Cowboys TE Jason Witten told reporters following Sunday’s game that he intends to return for the 2018 season. “I see too much positive,” Witten said, via Jon Machota of the Dallas Morning News. “I really do. I feel too good to think that would end, so my intentions are to keep..." December 25