Jason Witten RUMORS & NEWS

  • 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

  • Jason Witten’s base deal is only $2 million

    Pro Football Talk "When tight end Jason Witten first emerged from retirement to return to the Cowboys, his deal was characterized as being worth $5 million for one year. As expected, a lot of things will have to happen for him to make that much money. Field Yates of ESPN.com recently reported that..." March 10

  • Jason Witten officially rejoins Cowboys with a $2 million base salary, one-year contract

    Blogging The Boys "It was just about a week ago when Jason Witten shocked us all by “un-retiring” and returning to his one and only NFL team, the Dallas Cowboys. Today, the Cowboys and Jason Witten made it official as the tight end signed a one-year deal to return for the 2019..." March 06

  • Steve Smith won’t be following Jason Witten back to football

    Awful Announcing "As receivers ran drills during today’s segment of the NFL Combine, the NFL Network crew asked analyst Steve Smith whether he had any interest in leaving the booth for a return to the playing field, a la Jason Witten. Smith shut that down in a very Steve Smith..." March 02

  • Jason Garrett: 'There’s no doubt' Jason Witten can still play

    DallasCowboys.com "Jason Garrett has had more time to process the news than most, so it was easy to understand his coy smile. The Cowboys’ head coach spoke to reporters just 24 hours earlier at the NFL Scouting Combine, but there had been no inkling about this – the biggest shock in a year..." March 01

  • Jason Witten Rejoining Cowboys Provides Clear Path to Coaching Dallas

    12 Up "The Dallas Cowboys have lured Jason Witten out of the broadcast booth and back on to an NFL field, having signed the retired tight end to a one-year deal. Witten will return to the team he spent 15 seasons with, and it seems that there's an even greater plan at..." March 01

  • With Jason Witten returning to NFL, who might be his 'Monday Night Football' replacement?

    Yahoo! Sports "If you spent the 2018 season complaining about Jason Witten in the “Monday Night Football” booth, you’re getting the reset you wanted. The stunning news Thursday that Witten will come back to the Dallas Cowboys this season has a wide-ranging effect. One of..." February 28

  • Jason Witten Ends Retirement, Signs With Cowboys

    Pro Football Rumors "Jason Witten has decided to end his retirement and return to the Cowboys, according to a team press release. Witten walked away from the game last year to join ESPN’s Monday Night Football broadcast, but he has decided to put his broadcasting career on hold in order to resume his playing..." February 28

  • Why Jason Witten said coming out of retirement in 2018 wasn’t the right thing to do

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "Jason Witten returned to the Star in Frisco Monday for the second annual Jason Witten College Football Man of the Year award ceremony.   A year ago, Witten kicked off the inaugural event still a member of the Dallas Cowboys and preparing to play a 16th..." February 13