Jason Witten news, rumors and stats

 

Jason Witten

Dallas Cowboys
Tight End

Ht: 6.5 | Wt: 263

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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 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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Cowboys | Jason Witten, Cole Beasley limited

Thu, 24 Dec 2015 13:00:03 -0800

Dallas Cowboys TE Jason Witten (chest) and WR Cole Beasley (knee, illness) were limited participants in practice Thursday, Dec. 24.

Fantasy Tip: Witten ($4,900, 9.8% of cap) and Beasley ($2,500, 5.0%) should still be able to play unless they suffer any setbacks, but they can't really be trusted to produce with Kellen Moore at quarterback. Witten is a safer bet, though, and could be the safety blanket for Moore in Week 16.

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Cowboys | Jason Witten limited at practice

Wed, 23 Dec 2015 14:08:34 -0800

Dallas Cowboys TE Jason Witten (chest) was limited in practice Wednesday, Dec. 23.

Fantasy Tip: Witten ($4,900, 9.8% of cap) has exactly five catches in each of the past three weeks for 135 yards, so while he is reliable and has a decent floor, his upside is limited. At best, he is a low-end TE1 in seasonal leagues and an against-the-grain option at FantasyScore for Week 16.

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Cowboys | Jason Witten targeted frequently

Mon, 07 Dec 2015 22:46:32 -0800

Dallas Cowboys TE Jason Witten posted five receptions for 45 yards in the Week 13 game against the Washington Redskins Monday, Dec. 7. He was targeted nine times.

Fantasy Tip: Witten became just the second tight end in NFL history to eclipse the 1,000-catch mark for a career earlier in the game. He will always get work with a player like Matt Cassel under center, as his passing radius isn't as great as their starter, Tony Romo. He remains a decent FantasyScore option going forward.

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Cowboys | Jason Witten passes milestone

Mon, 07 Dec 2015 18:13:27 -0800

Dallas Cowboys TE Jason Witten posted his 1,000th career reception in the second quarter of the Week 13 game against the Washington Redskins Monday, Dec. 7.

Fantasy Tip: Witten hasn't done much for FantasyScore players so far, but no one has in a scoreless game midway through the second quarter. Of course the milestone catch was good for a first down, too.

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