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 | Jason Witten restructures

Thu, 08 Sep 2016 07:36:47 -0700

Dallas Cowboys TE Jason Witten restructured his contract Thursday, Sept. 8, to create $2.75 million in salary cap space. The Cowboys converted $5.5 million of Witten's $6.5 million base salary into a signing bonus, which reduced Witten's cap number from $8.612 million to $5.862 million. Witten is signed through 2017 and is set to make $7.4 million next season with a cap figure of $12.262 million.

Fantasy Tip: Witten has declined in recent years after playing in 16 games for 12 straight seasons. He could receive a hefty amount of targets with rookie Dak Prescott under center, but Witten lacks separation as evidenced by his 9.3 yards per catch last season. Witten is a midrange starter in PPR leagues, but his yardage and touchdowns may not measure up.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: ESPNDallas.com - Todd Archer

49ers | Bruce Miller playing some receiver

Sun, 05 Jun 2016 20:51:41 -0700

San Francisco 49ers TE Bruce Miller has been lining up at tight end and receiver at times, head coach Chip Kelly said. Miller said he has lost some weight for his new role and has been studying Dallas Cowboys TE Jason Witten to improve his route running.

Fantasy Tip: It sounds like the 49ers are planning on including Miller in the offense to some degree, but it remains to be seen if he can provide fantasy-relevant numbers. Leave him on the waiver wire for now.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: Sacramento Bee - Matt Barrows

Cowboys | Jason Witten continues to be iron man

Wed, 13 Apr 2016 19:17:25 -0700

Dallas Cowboys TE Jason Witten played in all 16 games for a 12th straight season in 2015, and despite four quarterbacks last season he managed to snag a team-high 77 receptions. Witten came off the field for a total of seven snaps out of a possible 1,019 plays.

Fantasy Tip: Witten has to miss some time in 2016, as he isn't getting any younger and the percentages just aren't on his side. Tony Romo should be back to 100 percent health, which is good, but Witten should be viewed only as a Top 15 option at his position for fantasy purposes, as a decline is likely.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: DallasCowboys.com - Rob Phillips

Cowboys | Jason Witten planning to stick around?

Sun, 07 Feb 2016 18:56:59 -0800

Dallas Cowboys TE Jason Witten said he is taking his career one year at a time, but he added that he would play another seven years if he remains healthy and can play at a high level.

Fantasy Tip: Witten managed to catch 77 passes for 713 yards in 2015 despite playing just four games with Tony Romo. He may not be an elite fantasy option at his position anymore, but he is still a TE1, especially in PPR formats.

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Cowboys | Jason Witten a top tight end again

Thu, 21 Jan 2016 16:34:37 -0800

Dallas Cowboys TE Jason Witten finished as a No. 1 fantasy tight end for the twelfth season in a row.

Fantasy Tip: With the quarterback play in Dallas last season, this might come as a surprise to some. Yet, Witten maintained good health and still managed to finish as a TE1 with 77 catches for 712 yards and three touchdowns. He finished even higher in PPR formats. He's not an elite fantasy tight end option like he used to be, but he's probably in underrate territory at this point in his career.

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Cowboys | Jason Witten probable for Week 17

Fri, 01 Jan 2016 14:33:52 -0800

Dallas Cowboys TE Jason Witten (chest) participated fully in practice Friday, Jan. 1, and is probable for the Week 17 game against the Washington Redskins.

Fantasy Tip: With Dallas employing a slow-paced offense focused on the ground attack, Witten's ($4,900, 9.8% of cap) fantasy value is on the decline. He received just two targets in Week 16, and should be viewed as a risky FantasyScore play this weekend.

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Cowboys | Full practice for Jason Witten

Thu, 31 Dec 2015 13:55:47 -0800

Dallas Cowboys TE Jason Witten (chest) participated fully in practice Thursday, Dec. 31.

Fantasy Tip: Witten ($4,900, 9.8% of cap) and the rest of the Cowboy's pass-catchers have minimal value with Kellen Moore at quarterback. There are better options at tight end on FantasyScore for Week 17.

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Cowboys | Full practice for Jason Witten

Wed, 30 Dec 2015 16:34:48 -0800

Dallas Cowboys TE Jason Witten (chest) was a full participant in practice Wednesday, Dec. 30.

Fantasy Tip: Witten ($4,900, 9.8% of cap) had just one catch for 12 yards with Kellen Moore at the helm last week, and it's hard to recommend the veteran tight end again in Week 17. Look elsewhere for your tight end on FantasyScore.

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Cowboys | Jason Witten sets franchise record

Mon, 28 Dec 2015 13:13:35 -0800

Dallas Cowboys TE Jason Witten caught a pass in his 118th consecutive game Sunday, Dec. 27. He broke Michael Irvin's franchise record for most consecutive games with a catch.

Fantasy Tip: Witten has had a bit of an off year by his standards, although he does lead the Cowboys by a wide margin with 71 receptions. Witten is still a low-end TE1 option for next season's fantasy drafts.

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Cowboys | Jason Witten expected to play

Fri, 25 Dec 2015 15:55:47 -0800

Dallas Cowboys TE Jason Witten (chest) was limited during practice Friday, Dec. 25, and is listed as probable for the Week 16 game against the Buffalo Bills.

Fantasy Tip: Witten ($4,900, 9.8% of cap) could receive a bigger role in the offense this week because of the injuries the team has a wide receiver. He has caught at least five passes in five of his last seven games but has not scored a touchdown since Week 1. Owners on FantasyScore probably will be able to find better options to use in their lineups.

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