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Tagged: Jason Witten (27 Results)

Fantasy News: Witten worth a gamble?

I’m not a fan of the Jason Witten signing. It’s a move probably fueled more by the extensive criticism he took as a first-year broadcaster (he wasn’t very good) than by his desire to get back on the field.  more »

Around the NFL: Jason Witten

Jason Witten is back, signing a one-year deal to play for Dallas in 2019. Witten was not exactly crushing it in the broadcast booth, unless you count accidentally busting the Pro Bowl MVP trophy while presenting it. And the Cowboys didn't get great production out of the tight end position a year ago, so it's not like he wasn't missed.   more »

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Aug
9

Beasley says Cowboys’ receivers will “shock” people

Dallas wide receiver COLE BEASLEY says that the Cowboys wide receiving corps is going to “shock” people in 2018. With the departures of DEZ BRYANT and JASON WITTEN, fantasy owners aren’tMore paying much attention to the Dallas wideouts these days. But Beasley seems to think that some combination of himself, ALLEN HURNS, TERRANCE WILLIAMS, TAVON AUSTIN, rookie MICHAEL GALLUP, and undrafted tight end BLAKE JARWIN will be worth watching. Less

Source: NFL.com

Jun
26

Prescott excited for 2018

Dallas quarterback DAK PRESCOTT is excited for the 2018 season, despite the many doubters that expect the Cowboys to take a step backward. Prescott likes the team’s attitude, hunger, and energy and doesn’t seem too concerned about the departure of big names like JASON WITTEN and DEZ BRYANT.

Source: Star-Telegram

May
21

Prescott wants to be best Cowboys QB ever

Dallas quarterback DAK PRESCOTT wants to be the best quarterback that the Cowboys have ever had. While it’s good to have goals, Prescott will have his work cut out for him heading into 2018 without former wideout DEZ BRYANT and retired tight end JASON WITTEN in the mix.

Source: ESPN.com

May
10

Jones expecting big season from RB Elliott

Dallas owner Jerry Jones believes that everyone will see a different EZEKIEL ELLIOTT in 2018. With the controversy of last season behind him, Jones thinks Elliott will have improved focus. InMore addition, the release of DEZ BRYANT and the retirement of JASON WITTEN will ensure that Elliott is the focal point of the offense this season. Less

Source: ESPN.com

Around the NFL: Jason Witten

Jason Witten retired yesterday, or over the weekend (despite Dallas' apparent attempts to get him to change his mind). He has a career awaiting him in the broadcast booth, like ex-Cowboys Troy Aikman and Tony Romo. Looking at the numbers from last year, it sure seems like it was time.   more »

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Apr
30

Cowboys draft TE, possible replacement for Witten

If Dallas tight end JASON WITTEN does indeed retire, the Cowboys may have already found his replacement in rookie tight end DALTON SCHULTZ. The Cowboys drafted Schultz with the final pickMore in the fourth round, making him the highest-drafted tight end on the roster if Witten does follow-through on his plans to retire. Less

Source: Fort Worth Star-Telegram

Apr
29

Witten expected to retire

Dallas Cowboys tight end JASON WITTEN is expected to retire after a 15-year playing career to join ESPN’s Monday Night Football broadcast booth as an analyst. While there has been no official announcement, it looks like Witten will not be a part of fantasy drafts for the 2018 season.

Source: NFL.com

Jan
2

Witten to return for 16th NFL season

Dallas tight end JASON WITTEN, 35, plans to return for a 16th NFL season in 2018. Witten is optimistic about the team’s future and claims to be as motivated to playMore as he has ever been. Witten finished 2017 with 63 catches for 560 yards and 5 touchdowns, marking his 14th consecutive season with 60 or more catches. Fantasy owners should keep him on the draft board for next season. Less

Source: Fort Worth Star-Telegram

Mar
30

Witten signs four-year extension with Cowboys

Dallas tight end JASON WITTEN signed a four-year contract extension this week that will likely ensure he retires as a Cowboy. While Witten, 35, may not play another four years, the deal gives the Cowboys flexibility relative to the salary cap.

Source: Fort Worth Star-Telegram

Factoid: Julius Thomas

The other day I posted a table showing the number of touchdowns allowed by each team to wide receivers since the start of last season. Now the table showing touchdowns to tight ends. Not surprisingly (since we mention it every week), Detroit is terrible in this regard, making Julius Thomas a great option this week.   more »

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