Jason Witten news, rumors and stats

 

Jason Witten

Dallas Cowboys
Tight End

Ht: 6.5 | Wt: 263

News | Stats | Stat vs. Team | Targets | Injury | Depth Chart | Roster

Week By Week

YearTmGRecRec YdsRec AvgRec TDRec 2ptRushRush YdsRush TDFum Lost
2003DAL15353479.91100000
2004DAL168798011.26610001
2005DAL166675711.47600000
2006DAL166475411.78100000
2007DAL1696114511.93700001
2008DAL168195211.75400000
2009DAL1694103010.96200000
2010DAL1694100210.66910001
2011DAL167994211.92500000
2012DAL1611010399.45300000
2013DAL167385111.66800000
Average:8089111500000
Total:8799799115220003

Cowboys | No extension talks for Jason Witten

Tue, 28 Feb 2017 16:59:22 -0800

The Dallas Cowboys are in no rush to talk to TE Jason Witten about a contract extension as he enters the final season of his five-year, $37 million deal, according to team executive vice president Stephen Jones.

Fantasy Tip: Witten said earlier this month he wasn't anticipating an extension and it shouldn't come as a surprise since he turns 35 in May. While he hasn't stretched the seam for years and incapable of creating big plays at this point of his career, Witten gives the Cowboys a reliable option who hasn't missed a game since his rookie season in 2003. In fantasy, he's a high-end TE2 with slightly more appeal in PPR leagues.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The Dallas Morning News - Jon Machota

Cowboys | Jason Witten not expecting extension

Fri, 03 Feb 2017 13:26:02 -0800

Dallas Cowboys TE Jason Witten said he does not expect to receive a contract extension this offseason even though he is entering the final year of his contract. Witten said he is taking things year-to-year and is not sure how much longer he will play.

Fantasy Tip: Witten finished the 2016 season with 673 yards and three touchdowns. His receiving yards was his lowest total since his rookie season. Witten will continue to be a part of the passing game next season but probably should only be considered a low-end No. 1 or a No. 2 tight end in fantasy leagues.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The Dallas Morning News - Brandon George

Cowboys | Jason Witten plans to return

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 06:51:24 -0800

Dallas Cowboys TE Jason Witten plans to return in 2017 for his 15th season.

Fantasy Tip: Witten will be 35 in May and had a decent 69-673-3 campaign in 2016. He'll be a midrange PPR tight end with minimal upside.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The Dallas Morning News - Brandon George

Cowboys | Career first for Jason Witten

Sun, 15 Jan 2017 17:59:31 -0800

Dallas Cowboys TE Jason Witten had six catches for 59 yards and his first postseason touchdown in a 34-31 loss to the Green Bay Packers Sunday, Jan. 15.

Fantasy Tip: Witten can still be counted on for a handful of catches per game, but he does his damage on underneath coverage and offers little upside. Draft him as a TE2 in 2017.

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Cowboys | No playoff TDs for Jason Witten

Sun, 15 Jan 2017 09:11:37 -0800

Dallas Cowboys TE Jason Witten has not caught a touchdown in any of his seven career playoffs games.

Fantasy Tip: Witten has posted solid receiving numbers in his previous playoff games and should see a solid amount of targets against the Green Bay Packers. He should be considered a No. 1 tight end in fantasy leagues even if he does not score a touchdown.

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Cowboys | Jason Garrett plans to play starters

Tue, 27 Dec 2016 16:31:10 -0800

Dallas Cowboys head coach Jason Garrett said the "preliminary plan" for the team's Week 17 game against the Philadelphia Eagles Sunday, Jan. 1, is to play the starters who are healthy.

Fantasy Tip: Garrett has been maintaining this all along, so there should be no doubts that the starters will at least get some work in during the season finale. The question is exactly how much playing time the Dallas starters will receive, especially after the likes of Dak Prescott, Dez Bryant and Ezekiel Elliott were done after the third quarter Monday night, but that could be attributed to the contest being a blowout. Either way, all the regulars on offense will be risky plays.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The Dallas Morning News - Brandon George

Cowboys | Jason Witten finds end zone

Mon, 26 Dec 2016 21:45:44 -0800

Dallas Cowboys TE Jason Witten posted two receptions for 33 yards and a touchdown in the Week 16 game against the Detroit Lions Monday, Dec. 26. He was targeted four times.

Fantasy Tip: Witten scored his first touchdown since Week 9 in Cleveland. He remains a decent low-end TE1 heading in fantasy leagues of 12 or more teams for those playing into Week 17.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The Associated Press

Cowboys | Jason Witten with 10 catches

Mon, 19 Dec 2016 05:33:49 -0800

Dallas Cowboys TE Jason Witten had 10 catches for 51 yards Sunday, Dec. 18, against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

Fantasy Tip: It's a great line in PPR leagues, but it's a little disappointing outside of such formats. Witten has a 66-630-2 line on the season, and he's still serviceable in PPR leagues but pretty average overall.

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Cowboys | Jason Witten chasing franchise history

Tue, 06 Dec 2016 15:37:36 -0800

Dallas Cowboys TE Jason Witten (11,768) needs 137 yards to pass retired WR Michael Irvin (11,904) for the most receiving yards in franchise history.

Fantasy Tip: Witten seemingly always does damage against the rival Giants, and with this record in sight, it's feasible to believe the 14-year veteran can perhaps come close to that mark this upcoming Sunday night. Despite seeing his streak of 130 consecutive games with at least one reception get snapped last Thursday, Witten is still worth plugging in as a TE1 for many leagues.

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Cowboys | Streak ends for Jason Witten

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 21:49:57 -0800

Dallas Cowboys TE Jason Witten did not catch a pass in a 17-15 loss to the Minnesota Vikings in Week 13, snapping a 130-game streak that dated back to 2008.

Fantasy Tip: Witten has been held under 40 yards in each of the last three games, and while he probably won't be held without a catch again, he is no more than a TE2.

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