Jason Witten RUMORS & NEWS

  • Jason Witten says he’d have returned to the NFL even if he’d been better as a broadcaster

    Awful Announcing "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..." September 11

  • Jason Witten calls preseason action “the next step in the comeback”

    DallasCowboys.com "Jason Witten’s comeback season took another step on Saturday. He made the announcement in the spring, had his first practice in May and first training camp practice last month. And now he can check off his first game as he started against the Rams at Aloha Stadium and..." August 18

  • Jason Witten not on Cowboys to be a ‘cheerleader’

    Larry Brown Sports "Jason Witten made very clear on Friday what his intended role and purpose on the Dallas Cowboys is. Witten retired from the NFL last year and spent the season as a broadcaster on “Monday Night Football.” His transition to the booth did not go well, so the tight end..." August 03

  • Jason Witten: Ezekiel Elliott is a huge part of this team

    Pro Football Talk "The Cowboys have high expectations, but they concede they need Ezekiel Elliott to get where they want to go. They held their first training camp walk-through Saturday without Elliott, who remains away from camp while seeking a long-term deal. Darius Jackson took the majority of..." July 27

  • Tony Romo's Expectations for Cowboys TE Jason Witten Are Simply Unrealistic

    12 Up "For a broadcaster who has made large sums of money predicting plays in the booth before they happen, it appears former Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo was a bit overzealous with his most recent forecast. During a recent radio interview with the Dallas Morning News, Romo said that..." July 18

  • Cowboy’ Jason Witten expects new contracts for Dak Prescott, Ezekiel Elliott, and Amari Cooper

    Clutch Points "The Dallas Cowboys gave defensive lineman DeMarcus Lawrence a contract extension earlier this offseason, but they are far from done. Dak Prescott, Ezekiel Elliott and Amari Cooper are all looking for new deals, and slowly but surely, the Cowboys are working on negotiating with each..." June 01

  • Dak Prescott: Jason Witten has ‘definitely gotten better’

    Larry Brown Sports "Can a year away from football make you even better? One Dallas Cowboys player seems to think that’s happened to Jason Witten. Witten, who spent a year in the Monday Night Football broadcast booth before returning to the Cowboys, is getting rave reviews from those working with..." May 22

  • Jason Witten Says 2019 Cowboys Are Most Talented Team He's Ever Played for

    12 Up "Jason Witten has been around a while. The newly unretired tight end played a role on 15 different Dallas Cowboys teams from 2003 to 2017. So when he says the 2019 version of the team is the most talented one he's ever been a part of, you'd best believe it. The sure-fire..." May 17

  • Jason Garrett: Jason Witten looks like he never retired

    Larry Brown Sports "Jason Witten’s year off of football apparently did not negatively affect him. Dallas Cowboys head coach Jason Garrett attended the team’s annual “Taste of the Cowboys” to benefit the North Texas Food Bank. According to Cowboys reporter Rob Phillips, Garrett..." May 06

  • ESPN announces it will not replace Jason Witten on ‘Monday Night Football’

    Larry Brown Sports "Jason Witten decided earlier this offseason to leave the “Monday Night Football” broadcast booth and return to playing for the Dallas Cowboys, but ESPN is not planning to replace him with another on-air personality — at least in the short-term. On Wednesday, ESPN..." May 01

  • Jason Witten: Criticism ‘sucked’ but wasn’t factor in ESPN exit

    New York Post "Jason Witten insists he didn’t leave his shaky turn in the broadcast booth for the familiarity of the playing field due to the criticism he received over his rookie year as ESPN’s lead analyst for “Monday Night Football.” But the once-again Cowboys..." April 04

  • Jason Witten 'invigorated' by return to Cowboys

    The Score "Jason Witten is eager to get back on the football field following his one-year retirement that took him away from the Dallas Cowboys in 2018. "I'm invigorated by the process of going back in there," Witten said Saturday, according to Grant Gordon of..." April 01

  • TE Witten 'invigorated' by return to Cowboys

    ESPN "Not even a year after he announced his retirement from the Dallas Cowboys, tight end Jason Witten is back into the routine of being a player once again. "I'm loving it," Witten said before he was inducted into the Texas Sports Hall of Fame in Waco, Texas, on Saturday...." March 30

  • Cowboys plan to use Jason Witten wisely

    Yahoo! Sports "Jason Witten doesn’t like to leave the field. Ever. Not at practice. Not at a walk-through. Not during a game. So how in the world are the Cowboys going to hold him to a pitch count this season? The tight end averaged 65.5 snaps per game in 2017 when he played 98.4..." March 30